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Tom Bowen Introduced as A-State's 12th Athletic Director

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Arkansas State University

Bowen had previous AD positions at the University of Memphis and San Jose State.

At a press conference Thursday at Arkansas State University, Tom Bowen was introduced as the 12th athletic director in school history. Bowen has over 25 years’ experience in leading collegiate and professional athletics, and spent over 15 years as an athletic director, with stints at the University of Memphis and San Jose State. He was at Memphis from 2012-2019 and was at San Jose State from 2004 to 2012. Click on the Listen button to hear the comments from Bowen during the Thursday press conference.

Johnathan Reaves is the News Director for KASU Public Radio. As part of an Air Force Family, he moved to Arkansas from Minot, North Dakota in 1986. He was first bitten by the radio bug after he graduated from Gosnell High School in 1992. While working on his undergraduate degree, he worked at KOSE, a small 1,000 watt AM commercial station in Osceola, Arkansas. Upon graduation from Arkansas State University in 1996 with a degree in Radio-Television Broadcast News, he decided that he wanted to stay in radio news. He moved to Stuttgart, Arkansas and worked for East Arkansas Broadcasters as news director and was there for 16 years.