Malcolm Gray enters his 10th year as a full-time member of the East Carolina Athletics Media Relations Staff, 11th overall, where he serves as the primary media contact for the nationally-ranked baseball program.
Gray, a 1996 graduate of ECU, works directly with head coach Billy Godwin, ECU players and assistant coaches while serving as the primary day-to-day liaison with the media. He coordinates interviews, oversees production of baseball publications, press box supervisor and various other baseball publicity items, as well as works closely with baseball game-day operations and all other aspects of the baseball program as it pertains to media relations. His media services operation at Clark-LeClair Stadium has been recognized and lauded by national publications.
The Greenville, N.C. native worked as a summer press officer with USA Baseball, which included stints with the 2010 Collegiate National Team (CNT), that finished with a 16-3 overall record and a second place finish at the V FISU World University Championships in Tokyo, Japan. In 2011, he ran the press services at the USA Baseball National Training Complex in Cary, N.C. for the Tournament of Stars and 18U National Team Trials, which captured gold at the COPABE 18U/ AAA Pan American Championships in Cartagena, Columbia. During his two summers, Gray worked with Major League Baseball's Advanced Media (MLBAM) and the United States Olympic Committee (USOC), while serving as the primary day-to-day liaison with the media.
Gray also serves as the New Media Coordinator for ECUPirates.com, while also serving as the primary contact for women's golf and women's soccer. Prior to working full-time with the baseball program in 2005, he also served as the primary contact for women's basketball, men's soccer, track and field and tennis.
From 2004-09, he worked as the secondary football media relations contact where he assisted in all aspects of public relations for the back-to-back Conference USA Champion Pirates and their four bowl appearances. Gray's responsibilities included coordinating all player interviews, writing and editing media guides and game program materials and partnering in the production of the team's weekly game notes package.
Gray, who completed his master's degree in sports management in 2004, has also worked on the media relations committee's at the 2002 and 2003 NCAA Women's Soccer College Cup (Cary, N.C.), 2004 NCAA Men's Basketball Tournament (Raleigh, N.C.) and the 2009 BCS National Championship Game (Miami, Fla.).
He is a member of the National Collegiate Baseball Writers Association (NCBWA) where he serves as an at-large representative on the Board of Directors and Conference USA's national voting member on its weekly polls. Gray is also a member of College Sports Information Directors of America (CoSIDA), Football Writers Association of America (FWAA) and the U.S. Basketball Writers Association (USBWA).