Official news handle @OhioStAthletics debuts this weekend
Pat Kindig has been a member of the Ohio State Department of Athletics since 2002. In 2007, Kindig transitioned to external relations from athletics communications to act as a conduit between media, Big Ten Network and fan engagement as well as a connection between numerous branches of the department.
Many of Kindig's duties are comprised within New Media.
In his first five years at Ohio State, Kindig was a part of the athletics communications department as the main media relations contact for women's basketball, men's and women's cross country, women's soccer, men's and women's track and field and wrestling, while also serving as the secondary contact for baseball, men's basketball and football.
Kindig previously was a research and production assistant at ESPN Studios in Bristol, Conn. In that position, he was a part of live game and studio productions for Major League Baseball, NCAA basketball, ESPNews, ESPN Sportscenter and other programs. He also spent a short time as a baseball contact for Hawai'i Pacific University.
A native of Akron, Ohio, Kindig is a graduate of the College of Wooster (Ohio) in 2000, with a communication degree. He also was a student-athlete on the football team.