Front Office biographies

David Holtzman, Director-Media Relations

David Holtzman begins his 10th season with the Royals and 7th as Director-Media Relations in 2013. He joined the Royals as a media relations intern in 2004, was named Media Relations Coordinator in December 2004 and Manager-Media Relations in November 2006. Holtzman oversees the day-to-day media relations responsibilities, including game information and press releases, as well as all Royals publications.

Holtzman graduated with a bachelor of science degree in sports management from the University of Kansas in 2000 and received his master's degree from KU in sports administration in 2003. A San Diego native, he worked for five summers (1997-2001) in the entertainment department of the San Diego Padres and also interned with the Pacific Life Holiday Bowl, the KU Athletics Department and noted baseball author Bill James. He and his wife, Kerri, reside in Olathe, Kan., with their 5-year old son, Will, 2-year-old daughter, Julia, and dog, Naismith.

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