Junot returns to Virginia Union as Sports Information Director
JUNOT RETURNS TO VIRGINIA UNION AS SPORTS INFORMATION DIRECTOR
June 30, 2010
Virginia Union University has announced that Jim Junot is returning as Sports Information Director, a post he held from 2002-2006.
Jim Junot, 50, was Sports Information Director at Virginia State University for the past three years and has had a 23-year association with sports administration.
A Warren Berg Award nominee, Junot received his Bachelor’s degree in Communication from the University of Louisville in 1983.
He spent 12 years as a reporter for the Louisville Courier-Journal and as an assistant sports information director for the University of Louisville.
After relocating to Richmond, Va., in 1999, Junot worked as a webmaster and researcher for bestselling author Patricia Cornwell. After a stint as a reporter with the Richmond Free Press newspaper, Junot landed at Virginia Union University in August of 2003.
Junot came to VSU in November, 2006, after spending four years at VUU.
"I'm thrilled to be back at Union," Junot said. "It feels like I'm returning home."
Junot has won 13 writing awards during the past three years and placed second place nationally twice in the Fred Stabley Writing Contest, sponsored by the College Sports Information Directors of America (CoSIDA).
Junot also sits on the National Technology Committee of CoSIDA.