Beth Mechum is the coordinator for the Shirley Povich Center for Sports Journalism at the University of Maryland.

Assistant Director, Shirley Povich Center for Sports Journalism

College/University: B.A. University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

301-405-4605 3201D Knight Hall

Beth Mechum joined the staff of the Shirley Povich Center for Sports Journalism in April 2012. Mechum, a 2009 graduate of the University of North Carolina with a Bachelor of Arts in Journalism and Mass Communications, comes to the center from the Atlantic Coast Conference office working in the Public Relations and Advanced Media department. Prior to that position, she worked at the U.S. Paralympics Division of the U.S. Olympic Committee, the U.S. Olympic Committee as a digital media intern, the ACC Sports Journal and the Mount Airy (N.C.) News.

Mechum teaches JOUR458B – Special Topics in Journalism; Sports Media Today.