USA Surfing Hires Media and Communications Spokesperson Leading up to the Sport’s 2020 Olympic Debut
USA Surfing – the US Olympic Committee’s National Governing Body for surfing – hired Becky Fleischauer-Jewell to lead media and communications leading up to the sport’s 2020 Olympic debut in Tokyo.
Becky will serve as the principal point of contact for media and public relations. She is a seasoned communications professional who knows how to communicate clearly. Having led communications for high-impact organizations in multiple sectors - from media to politics to philanthropy, science, business, youth sports and more - she will help tell the team’s story to diverse audiences.
“Becky is the right person to help us show the world what a spectacular sport surfing is and what the team is doing to support peak performance,” USA Surfing CEO Greg Cruse said. “There is an entirely new audience out there who will get to learn what those in the surfing community have known for decades – surfing is one of the most athletically demanding and beautiful sports in the world.”
“It is a personal and professional privilege to be a part of USA Surfing,” Becky said. “USA Surfing has assembled an impressive group of professionals and a roster of sponsors that continues to grow. I look forward to helping the team as it works to bring home medals and get more young people involved in the extraordinary sport of surfing.”
Becky is a principal at Boardwalk Public Relations and holds a master’s degree in media and public affairs from George Washington University and bachelor’s degree in English Writing and Communications from Concordia College. She lives in Ocean City, New Jersey, with her husband and two young surfing sons.
Becky can be reached at Becky@usasurfing.org, @OCSurfBecky on Twitter and at 302-588-0671.
USA Surfing is the National Governing Body for surfing in the United States, recognized by the International Surfing Association (ISA) and the United States Olympic Committee (USOC). USA Surfing’s mission is to promote and grow the sport of surfing and support United States athletes of all backgrounds to achieve sustained competitive excellence in Olympic, Paralympic, Pan American and Parapan American competition. USA Surfing will oversee and support America’s Olympic team as surfing makes its debut in the 2020 Tokyo Olympics, and surfing and stand up paddleboarding are in the 2019 Pan American Games.
USA Surfing, Inc. Is a 501 (c) (3) California Non-Profit Corporation Tax ID # 81-4742350
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