Author Bo Carter

Bo Carter, a veteran of over 45 years in college media relations, is no stranger to communications, college athletics and the business world. Carter also served as student media adviser and adjunct mass communications instructor at the University of North Texas, Texas Wesleyan University and Texas Woman’s University from 2009-15. He also has been a consultant and columnist with the National Football Foundation since Aug. 2006 after working with the Big 12 Conference for 10 years and the Texas Collegiate League in 2006. He was media relations director for the Southwest Conference from 1986-96 and worked in college sports information in multiple capacities at Mississippi State U. from 1974-86. Carter, a native of Sheffield, Ala., and 1974 cum laude graduate in classics at Vanderbilt, has been associated with conference and school athletics media relations since 1970. He was named to the College Sports Information Directors Hall of Fame in July 2005 and completed a masters degree in journalism at the University of North Texas in August 2006.