Tyler Folks joined the South Alabama staff as athletic multimedia production specialist in July, 2014 and was promoted to manager of athletic video productions in December, 2016.
Folks co-leads the athletic video production for all sporting events. He co-produces live streaming on ESPN+ for football, men’s and women’s basketball, soccer, volleyball, baseball, and softball. Folks is also creating content such as highlights, feature stories, coaches shows, hype videos, and other promotional content for the athletic department’s official social media accounts and video content site: www.jagnationtv.com
Folks is the creator, director, and producer for video-board related productions, as well as the content during home sporting events – football, men’s basketball, women’s basketball, outdoor track & field, baseball, and softball.
In the spring of 2016, Folks was presented the Matt Smith Award given to the athletic department staff member who consistently goes the extra mile, is an example of the spirit of commitment and strong work ethic, and has a deep sense of pride in their job.
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