Joe Mixie enters his second year as an Athletic Communications Assistant at Jacksonville University for the 2018-19 school year. He is currently the primary contact for the JU football and men's golf teams, the secondary contact for baseball and the third option for men's basketball.
Mixie served as the primary contact for the Dolphins' women's soccer and softball teams from August-December 2017, and saw his role expanded to working as the primary contact for the football, men's & women's soccer and men's golf teams, as well as the secondary contact for men's basketball and baseball thereafter. He worked with the women's soccer and men's basketball programs as they made ASUN Conference postseason runs, and handled media operations for the men's golf and baseball teams as they advanced to NCAA postseason competition.
Mixie also serves as a radio and television broadcaster for select JU sporting events, calling action on mixlr.com, ESPN3 and ESPN+.
A native of Milford, Connecticut, Mixie is a 2017 graduate of Liberty University in Lynchburg, Virginia, where he received bachelor’s degrees in Broadcast Journalism and Digital Media-Performance.
While attending Liberty, he served as the Sports Director and show host at 90.9 WQLU, and was a broadcaster for the Liberty Flames Sports Network. He was a member of the Lambda Pi Eta National Communications Honors Society, upon which eligibility is given to students who hold a 3.5 GPA or higher in a communications major. Joe was also one of the public address announcers for Liberty Athletics, and broadcasted a variety of high school and college athletic events. He is a winner of five Associated Press of Virginia awards for his work in sports talk radio at WQLU.
In addition to his work at Liberty, Joe served as an intern with Star 99.9 WEZN and the Bridgeport Bluefish professional baseball club. He spent the summer of 2017 as the assistant director for the HAN Network in Shelton, CT.