Jen Galas came to the University of Georgia in 2011 as a graduate assistant in the sports communications office and was promoted to Assistant Sports Communications Director in January 2013. During her time as a graduate assistant, Galas served as the media coordinator for the 2012 NCAA Softball Regional and the 2012 Southern Equestrian Championship. Galas will serve as the primary contact for Georgia's volleyball, softball and equestrian teams.
Prior to her time at Georgia, the former Jen Blackwell, served as the Assistant Media Relations Director for Elon University, where she served as the primary contact for Elon's women's basketball, volleyball, softball, track and field and cross country teams. During her time there, she provided media relations efforts for the 2010 Southern Conference champion Elon softball team that made its first-ever appearance in the NCAA postseason.
Galas served as the Assistant Media Relations Director at the College of Charleston from 2007-2008, where she served as the primary sports information contact for the Cougars' 2007 Southern Conference champion volleyball team.
As a Media Relations Student Assistant at South Carolina, Galas worked as the primary contact for the Gamecocks' 2007 national champion equestrian squad.
A native of Greenville, S.C., Galas received her bachelor's degree in public relations from the University of South Carolina in 2007, before earning her master's degree in communications from Georgia in December 2012. Galas is married to Lijah Galas, the Video Production Manager for Georgia IMG New Media.