Athletics Promotes Celeste Welsh to Director of Media Operations and Community Engagement

Celeste Welsh has been promoted to Pitt Athletics’ director of media operations and community engagement. 

In this capacity, she will continue to impact the overall operations of the media relations division and also be a chief coordinator and liaison for the Panthers’ various community service endeavors throughout the year. 

“This is a richly deserved promotion for one of the finest people and professionals I’ve had the honor of knowing,” said Executive Associate Athletic Director E.J. Borghetti. “Celeste’s wonderful talents are only matched by her passion for helping others, both at Pitt and in the larger community. If Celeste is leading an effort, we know it is going to be highly successful. The Panthers are very fortunate to have her in this vital role.”

Welsh has been a part of Pitt Athletics’ media relations team since 2004. She is well-known throughout Pittsburgh’s Top 25 media market for her orchestration of the Panthers’ press operations at Heinz Field and the Petersen Events Center. Welsh also liaises for visiting media, professional scouts and bowl game representatives.

Read more about Welsh on Pitt Athletics’ website.