Jason Leturmy is in his sixth season with the Florida State Sports Information Department as the primary media relations contact for the Seminole women’s soccer and baseball teams. His day-to-day duties include composing weekly releases, compiling game notes, maintaining team and individual statistics and other superlatives and writing feature stories on Seminole student-athletes. He also coordinates interviews with national and local members of the media, while maintaining the social media efforts for the soccer and baseball teams on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram.
Leturmy graduated from Florida State University in 2002 with degrees in finance and sport management. He began his career in the FSU Sports Information Department as a student assistant, a position he held for three years. His duties included serving as the media relations contact for men’s and women’s swimming and diving and indoor and outdoor track and field. Leturmy also provided assistance with game-day operations for football, men’s and women’s basketball, women’s soccer, softball and volleyball. In his free time, Leturmy also worked for four and a half years as a supervisor and official for intramural sports and served as an orientation leader at Florida State for two years.
After graduating from FSU, Leturmy worked for three and a half years in the media relations department at the Atlantic Coast Conference. At the ACC, Leturmy served as the liaison between the NCAA and the Sports Information Directors of the 12-member institutions. He was the primary media relations contact for 18 sports during his time in Greensboro including Baseball, Men’s and Women’s Cross Country, Field Hockey, Men’s and Women’s Lacrosse, Rowing, Men’s and Women’s Soccer, Softball, Men’s and Women’s Tennis, Indoor and Outdoor Track & Field, Volleyball and Wrestling, while also assisting in the daily operations of football and men’s basketball. He served as the Assistant Media Coordinator for the 2006 NCAA First & Second Round Men’s Division I Men’s Basketball Tournament in Greensboro, N.C. overseeing the credential process for over 400 media members. Leturmy also coordinated media relations activities at various championship sites for his assigned sports as well as the Football, Men’s and Women’s Basketball and Baseball Championships.
Leturmy returned to Florida State as an Assistant Sports Information Director in January of 2007 and earned his masters’ degree in sport management from FSU in April of 2010.
After completing his masters’ degree, Leturmy served as the Director of Communications at the Atlantic 10 Conference in Newport News, Va., for 11 months where he oversaw the media relations and communication efforts of the Conference, while serving as the league’s media liaison for men’s basketball, as well as the media coordinator for the A-10 Men’s Basketball Championship in Atlantic City, N.J. He also served as the media contact in the league office for Women’s Soccer, Men’s Golf, Women’s Lacrosse and Rowing. During his time with the A-10, Leturmy played an integral role in the planning and promotion of the league’s first men’s basketball media day held at the CBS College Sports Network Studios at Chelsea Piers in New York City where members of the national and local media interacted with the league’s 14 men’s basketball coaches. In addition to his media relation efforts, Leturmy oversaw all aspects of the website – www.atlantic10.com – and multi-media efforts which included Twitter and Facebook, along with managing the budget for the media relations and communications department. He also acted as the league’s championship liaison for women’s and men’s soccer dealing with day-to-day issues of the two sports, while working with the coordinator of officials and developing yearly league schedules.
Leturmy returned to Florida State for a third time in the fall of 2011 where he serves in his current role as Assistant Sports Information Director for the nationally ranked women’s soccer and baseball programs.
Leturmy is married to the former Aimee Carpenter, a Tallahassee native and Florida State alum. The couple welcomed their first child, Ella, in January of 2013.