Manager - Communications and Broadcasting
Nick Kappel begins his first season with the Royals after being named the Coordinator of Communications and Broadcasting on January 5, 2016. In his role, Kappel will assist with game notes, press releases, Royals publications and MLB broadcasting correspondence. He will also assist with the team's coverage on social media.
Kappel was a Communications Intern with the Tampa Bay Rays in 2015, and filled a similar role with the Miami Marlins during the 2014 season. Prior to his time with the Marlins, he served as a press box assistant with the Jupiter Hammerheads in the Florida State League, held an internship with Perfect Game USA and served as a Minor League stringer for Baseball Info Solutions.
He graduated from the University of Iowa in 2012 with a bachelor of arts degree in journalism. He began his collegiate career at Iowa State University and also spent a semester at Kirkwood Community College in Cedar Rapids, Iowa. A native of Waterloo, Iowa, Kappel resides in Kansas City, Mo.