Changes and Challenges: An Inside Look at the LA Rams Move -LA Rams Director discusses move and challenges at September PRSA Gold Coast Chapter Meeting on Sept. 28

August 1, 2016
Courtesy photo.

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THOUSAND OAKS — It’s been over 20 years, but the Rams are back in Los Angeles again and practicing at California Lutheran University. Artis Twyman, senior director of communications for the Rams, shares his story of changes and challenges with the Ram’s move at the Sept. 28 Public Relations Society of America Gold Coast Chapter meeting. Twyman will talk about the team’s move back to Los Angeles and discuss his role as senior director of communications.

The meeting will begin at 8 a.m. with networking, followed by the program presentation from 8:30-9:30 a.m. The event will be held at California Lutheran University, 60 W. Olsen Road, Preus-Brandt Forum, Thousand Oaks. (Free parking for visitors is in Lot G on parking map. Preus-Brandt Forum is #45 on map:

As senior director of communications, Twyman oversees the media relations staff and directs the Rams’ communication efforts. The 2016 season will be Twyman’s 14th season with the Rams. He previously served three seasons as the team’s director of media relations after spending six years as assistant director of football media.

Prior to joining the Rams in 2003, Twyman spent two years as public relations assistant for the Seattle Seahawks. He broke into the NFL in 2001 as a public relations intern for the expansion Houston Texans. From 1995-2001, he worked in the Tennessee State University Public Relations Department serving in many capacities, including three years as public information officer.

Twyman earned his undergraduate degree in speech communications from Tennessee State University in Nashville, Tenn., and a master’s degree in mass communications from Middle Tennessee State University in Murfreesboro.

The PRSA meeting is open to anyone who is interested in attending, and advance reservations are required. Admission is $20 for PRSA members and students, and $30 for non-members. A light breakfast is served. To register, visit For more information contact Nancy Gill, chapter treasurer, at or 805-437-8456.

PRSA is a nonprofit organization chartered in 1947 and the world’s largest organization of public relations professionals with more than 21,000 public relations and communications professionals across the United States. The California Gold Coast Chapter was founded in 2014 and serves Ventura, Santa Barbara and San Luis Obispo counties. For more information, visit


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