Assistant Director - Media Relations
Mike Cummings enters his fourth season with the Royals after joining the media relations staff on April 26, 2013. He oversees the day-to-day media relations efforts of the club, producing the daily game notes, press releases and Royals publications. He also assists with player/staff interviews.
Cummings previously served as an Assistant Director of Communications with the University of Kansas athletic department from 2006-13. While at KU, he was the primary baseball contact for seven seasons and spent three years with the Jayhawk football program. He began his career as an intern in the sports information office at Virginia Tech for the 2005-06 athletic season.
He received his Bachelor of Arts degree in communications from the University of North Dakota in 2004, after working in the media relations office for five years as a student/graduate assistant. A native of Fargo, N.D., Cummings resides in Lenexa, Kan.