Moccia on AD, Media Relationships

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In part two of his interview, New Mexico State AD Mario Moccia dives into strategies of how to deal with negative media members. Notes Moccia, “I never understood why there’d be animosity with anyone in the media. […] I always thought, ‘I’m going to be friendly with these folks,’ and if I screw something up, it deserves to be in the newspaper.” Moccia also notes which current and former ADs he thinks do the best job working with their local media.

Mario Moccia | Athletic Director | New Mexico State University (Part 2)

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Mario Moccia | Athletic Director | New Mexico State University (Part 1)

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