Eric Burdick is in his 18th year of service in the Cal Poly Athletics Media Relations Office, the last five as Assistant Athletic Director for Athletics Communications. His assignments include football, baseball, wrestling and men's and women's golf.
Prior to coming to Cal Poly, Burdick was sports editor at the San Luis Obispo County Tribune for over 20 years, where he won numerous California Newspaper Publishers Association awards.
A 1973 Cal Poly graduate with a bachelor’s degree in mathematics, Burdick earned his secondary teaching credential a year later.
The Soquel High School graduate was sports editor of the Five Cities Times-Press-Recorder from 1977-79 and served as sports information director of men’s sports at Cal Poly for the 1979-80 school year before joining The Tribune.