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David Villavicencio
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David Villavicencio 930546
Position: Assistant Director of Communications
Alma Mater: Miami, 2009

David Villavicencio is in his first year as an assistant director of athletic communications at the University of Miami. He had previously served in a part-time role in the Athletic Communications office for five months.

Villaviencio handles the media efforts for volleyball, rowing and track. He also assists with football and is heavily involved in the athletic department’s effort to expand their reach among the Hispanic market. Fluent in Spanish, he can be heard discussing Hurricanes athletics on Radio Caracol 1260 AM regularly and operates @LosHuracanes, the Official Spanish-language Twitter account for the Miami Hurricanes.

Prior to joining the Communications staff at "The U", Villavicencio covered Major League Baseball for four seasons. From 2009-12, he covered the Miami Marlins, as well as visiting opponents and league initiatives, for and FOX Sports Florida. The Miami native also has experience doing radio and television work in both English and Spanish. Beyond covering the big leagues, he also covered college athletics, NFL, NBA and professional tennis.

A 2009 graduate of the University of Miami, Villavicencio holds a bachelor's degree in communication, double majoring in broadcast journalism and political science with a minor in sport administration.

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