Donovan Aird started as an assistant director of communications for Cal Poly Athletics in October 2014 after fulfilling two internships for the office over the previous year-and-a-half.
His primary focuses are women's soccer, men's and women's cross country, women's basketball, and men's and women's track and field. He has also worked with the swimming and diving and men's tennis programs while assisting with various game-day operations for other Mustang sports.
In the year prior to first interning at his alma mater, Aird served as a customer content specialist at PR Newswire in Albuquerque, N.M. Before that, he was a sports reporter at The Tribune in San Luis Obispo from 2007 through 2011, and also spent 2009 to 2010 as a part-time editor and publisher for MaxPreps.com.
In 2008, Aird was the sports editor at Mustang Daily and received the Glen H. Smith Scholarship Award for the best performance in Cal Poly journalism.
Aird graduated Summa Cum Laude from Cal Poly with a degree in journalism in 2009.