Lindy Zamora was hired as assistant director of athletics media relations for East Carolina University in August of 2012. Zamora is the primary media contact for the ECU volleyball, women's basketball, and the men's and women's track and field programs.
Zamora came to East Carolina after serving as a sports information staff assistant at the University of Redlands (Calif.). At Redlands, she assisted the sports information office at football, volleyball, men's and women's basketball, baseball, and softball games. Prior to her stint at Redlands, Zamora served as the assistant director of athletic communications at Angelo State University in San Angelo, Texas. At ASU, she oversaw all media relations efforts for volleyball, women's basketball, and baseball. In addition, Zamora was responsible for managing statistical reporting, organization and coordination of the press box and media areas for volleyball and baseball, as well as maintaining the social media platforms. Furthermore, Zamora oversaw a group of six undergraduate student workers and three graduate assistants, managed credential requests, developed the public address script and in-game promotional announcements, as well as pitched and produced stories for ASU Magazine.
Zamora gained experience working as an intern in media relations at The Summit League and Loyola University Chicago. At The Summit League, she was responsible for overseeing all aspects of media relations for men's soccer, cross country/track and field, swimming and diving, and softball. She had the opportunity to work as the media liaison at numerous championship events including The Summit League Men's Soccer Championships, the Indoor Track and Field Championships, the Softball Championships, as well as assisting at the Men's and Women's Basketball Championships. At Loyola, Zamora was responsible for the media relations efforts for the men's soccer, cross country/track and field, and men's volleyball programs. She also assisted at the Horizon League Softball Championships.
As an undergraduate student at UCLA, Zamora worked in the athletic department both in the sports information and marketing offices. In sports information, she worked primarily with the Bruins baseball team as the official scorer, where she was in charge of operating StatCrew and keeping the manual scorebook. With UCLA Baseball, Zamora also had the opportunity to write feature stories which were published in the UCLA Baseball gameday program and on the official athletics website. In the marketing office, Zamora served as both a group sales representative and a marketing intern, coordinating pre-game and in-game promotions at numerous sporting events, including football and men's basketball. Additionally, she collaborated with the program director for UCLA's youth programs, as well as ran Stadium DJ at all home men's basketball and volleyball games. Zamora returned to her alma mater to assist with the media relations efforts at the 2010 NCAA Division I Los Angeles Baseball Super Regional, where she ran statistics to ESPN and managed the post-game media at Jackie Robinson Stadium en route to UCLA's trip to the 2010 Men's College World Series in Omaha, Neb.
In addition to her collegiate athletic experience, Zamora has also served as a volunteer at the 2010 Major League Baseball All-Star FanFest in Anaheim, Calif., overseeing the player's autograph sessions with former MLB All-Stars Wally Joyner and Rollie Fingers.
A native of Redlands, Calif., Zamora graduated from Crafton Hills College in 2004 with an Associate's Degree in Mathematics and earned her Bachelor's Degree in English from UCLA in 2007. Zamora and her cat Lilly Lou reside in Greenville, N.C.