Tess Romine-Black
Position: Assistant Commissioner/New Media
Experience: 1 Year
Phone: 732-738-5455 x 103

Tess Romine-Black was named the Assistant Commissioner for New Media in April 2017, after serving as the the Interim for six months. Romine-Black joined the Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference in August 2015 as the Director of New Media for Broadcasting & Marketing.

In her roll she will serve as the primary contact for the MAAC’s ESPN Broadcast package and will oversee ESPN3 productions. She will oversee the leagues’ social media platforms, ticket operations, video operations and marketing efforts. Romine-Black will supervise the new media staff and continue to serve as the primary marketing contact.

She will continue to assist with the creation, managing and fulfilling of the marketing, and sales & broadcast budget for the MAAC, in coordination with the Commissioner, and the management team at ANC Sports. She will assist ANC Sports with the new sponsors, and assist with servicing and renewal of existing MAAC sponsors with ANC Sports. Additionally, Romine-Black will assist with production of broadcasts on-site with the conference’s production company, currently ESPN Regional Television. She will also serve as the liaison to MAAC member institutions, MAAC staff, MAAC marketing & TV Committee and production crew to organize and plan all game day operations related to broadcasts and marketing outreach programs, including on-site interviews, half-time features and related programming. She also serves as the game day producers for the MAAC Men's & Women's Basketball Championships and the AdvoCare Invitational.

Romine-Black joined the MAAC staff in August 2015 after serving as a Marketing & Promotions Associate with the WNBA Seattle Storm stage managing games and working community outreach events.

A native to Portland, OR, Romine-Black earned a double degree from the University of Washington in June of 2015 with a Bachelor of Arts in Business Administration and a Bachelor of Arts in English. While an undergraduate she worked for the Husky Athletics Marketing & Game Day Experience Department as the UW Women’s Basketball Game Day Director and a senior intern.

Romine-Black assisted with the 2015 PAC-12 Women’s Basketball Tournament and the 2015 NCAA Division I Men’s Basketball Second and Third Rounds in Seattle, Washington.