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Seahawks Name Pearson VP/Communications & Broadcasting

The Seattle Seahawks have promoted Dave Pearson to Vice President/Communications & Broadcasting, the team announced today.

Pearson enters his 11th season with the club, spending the first six years as the Director of Public Relations before assuming the role of Director of Communications & Broadcasting in 2004. In 2007, Pearson and his staff were awarded the Pete Rozelle Award, given to the top media relations staff in the NFL, voted on by the Professional Football Writers of America.

He is responsible for shaping the team's public image and serves as the liaison between the local and national media and the Seahawks' front office, coaches and players. He also oversees all team publications, website content and the Seahawks broadcasting department.

Pearson started his career as an intern with the Seahawks in 1989 before being hired by the Houston Oilers the following season. He worked in Houston for two seasons before heading west to become the Assistant Director of Public Relations for the Los Angeles Rams in 1992. He returned to Houston before the 1994 season as the Director of Public Relations before moving back to Seattle in 1998.

A native of Tacoma, he graduated from Pacific Lutheran University with a media relations and interpersonal communications degree. He and his wife, Beth, have two children; Allie and Chase

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