EMILY VILLERE DIXON
Emily Dixon is a sports administrator and reporter living in Baton Rouge, La. She is currently in her eighth season as the Coordinator of Offensive Operations for the LSU Football Team and is a multimedia reporter for LSUsports.net, the university’s official sports website. Dixon works closely with the team’s offensive coordinator and all offensive position coaches regarding game day preparation, travel and a variety of daily tasks. She also works in the recruiting department working with LSU Head Coach Ed Orgeron and other recruiting personnel for unofficial and official visits, special events and game days.
Dixon created her position with LSUsports.net and is the first female reporter on the website. Her reporting duties include weekly interviews with Ed Orgeron, current student-athletes and former Tigers in the NFL, such as Tyrann Mathieu, Odell Beckham, Jr., Jarvis Landry and more.
Dixon also edits special features for the website throughout the year, including a viral video from LSU’s 2015 Media Day that has more than four million views. She is part of Cox Sports Television’s LSU GameDay Live, which airs throughout the LSU football season. Her role includes campus interviews on game days and features on different aspects of the team from behind the scenes.
Prior to working at LSU, Dixon worked for Scout.com covering LSU athletics, including the Tigers’ 13-0 football season in 2011. She also covered the 2012 BCS National Championship for FOXsports.com, the 2012 Final Four in New Orleans and multiple other sporting events in the Southeast.
Before working for FOX, Dixon served as a sports anchor and reporter at KNOE-TV in Monroe, La., where she would shoot, edit, produce and anchor weekly sportscasts covering dozens of high school sports and colleges, including Louisiana Tech, University of Louisiana-Monroe and Grambling State University.
Dixon graduated from LSU in 2009 with her bachelor’s degree in Broadcast Journalism from the Manship School of Mass Communication. In 2016, she received her master’s degree in Kinesiology with a concentration in Sport Management.
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