Assistant Director-Media Relations
Mike Cummings is in his eighth 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 serves as the editor of team publications. In 2017, he served as a contributing editor/writer for the book, Kansas City Royals 50 Years: A Golden History.
He was previously an Assistant Director of Media Relations at the University of Kansas, from 2006-13. While at KU, he was the primary baseball contact and also worked with the Jayhawks’ football and soccer programs. He began his career as an intern in the sports information office at Virginia Tech during 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.