Josh Blessing serves as the New Media Intern for Gopher Athletics. He assists in the day-to-day digital media production of all Golden Gopher varsity sports, as well as working directly with the production team during live big screen events.
A native of Wakarusa, Ind., Blessing earned a Telecommunications/Journalism bachelor's degree from Ball State University in 2013. While at BSU he spent three years with Ball State Sports Link, the nation's first fully-immersive digital sports production program.
His work experience in college spans from the NFL, NBA, MLB, IndyCar, the Men's NCAA Tournament and the 2012 Summer Olympics in London. He currently resides in Minneapolis, Minn.
Eight Gophers Advance to NCAA Championship
5/28/2016 - W. Track
Minnesota's eight NCAA Championship qualifiers matches the most in program history.
4x400 Squad Qualifies for NCAA Championships
5/28/2016 - M. Track
The No. 16 University of Minnesota men's track & field program will send six competitors to the 2016 NCAA Outdoor Track & Field Championships next month in Oregon.
Pitching Coach Todd Oakes Passes Away At 55
5/26/2016 - Baseball
Minnesota assistant baseball coach Todd Oakes passed away today after a courageous and public battle with leukemia. Oakes, who coached the Minnesota pitching staff, was 55.