On Now
Coming Up
  • Wed., Sep. 17, 2014 1:35 PM - 2:00 PM CDT Live McCarthy press conf. Packers Head Coach Mike McCarthy will be available to the media on Wednesday, September 17, in the Lambeau Field media auditorium.
  • Thu., Sep. 18, 2014 2:00 PM - 2:15 PM CDT Live McCarthy press conf. Packers Head Coach Mike McCarthy will be available to the media on Thursday, September 18, in the Lambeau Field media auditorium.
  • Fri., Sep. 19, 2014 11:30 AM - 11:45 AM CDT Live McCarthy press conf. Packers Head Coach Mike McCarthy will be available to the media on Friday, September 19, in the Lambeau Field media auditorium.
  • Sun., Sep. 21, 2014 12:00 PM - 3:00 PM CDT Packers at Detroit Lions Packers at Detroit Lions
  • Mon., Sep. 22, 2014 4:00 PM - 4:15 PM CDT Live McCarthy press conf. Packers Head Coach Mike McCarthy will be available to the media on Monday, September 22, in the Lambeau Field media auditorium.
  • Tue., Sep. 23, 2014 9:00 AM - 11:00 AM CDT Humana playground build (morning session)

    Scheduled to appear: Andrew Quarless and Casey Hayward

News

Print
RSS

Packers Name Two New Public Relations Staff Members

Posted Jul 31, 2010

The Green Bay Packers named Ricky Zeller assistant director of public relations and Jonathan Butnick public relations coordinator, Jason Wied, Packers vice president of administration/general counsel, announced today.

Zeller, a New Orleans native, spent 12 seasons with the New Orleans Saints’ public relations department, most recently as the team’s director of communications (2002-09) after roles as the director of new media (2001-02) and media relations assistant (1992-94). Zeller’s other professional experience includes a position as managing editor at Curtis Publishing (1996-2000) where he oversaw Saints Digest, an official publication of the team, and as assistant sports editor at the Hammond (La.) Daily Star (1994-96). He graduated from Louisiana State University in 1991.

Butnick, a native of Dallas, interned the past two seasons in the Packers’ public relations department. Prior to beginning his internship with the Packers, he worked as a student assistant in the Texas Tech athletic media relations office (2006-08) and also interned a summer in the public relations department for the Washington Redskins (2006). He graduated from Texas Tech in 2008.

Wied also announced that Aaron Popkey, a member of the public relations staff since 1993, has been named assistant director of public relations/corporate communications.

 
blog comments powered by Disqus

You May Also Be Interested in...

Recent Videos

  • Paul Hornung on Jerry Kramer's HOF candidacy

    (1:00) Posted 14 hours ago

    Green Bay Packers legend Paul Hornung states why his former teammate Jerry Kramer should already be inducted in the Pro Football Hall of Fame.

  • WYMM: Mike Daniels buckles down

    (3:09) Posted 18 hours ago

    In this week's edition of "What You Might've Missed," Packers.com's Mike Spofford breaks down some of Daniels' impact plays, including one that was probably the defensive play of the game.

  • Packers locker room celebrates comeback vs. Jets

    (1:31) Posted Sep 15, 2014

    Watch the celebration unfold in the Green Bay Packers locker room following Sunday's come-from-behind victory over the New York Jets at Lambeau Field.