Wendy Jones joined the Meredith College athletics program in September 2012 as the interim sports information director and was promoted to assistant athletic director/sports information director in April 2013. In August 2015 Jones added the designation of senior woman administrator to her staff responsibilities. As part of her leadership role, Jones manages NCAA and USA South compliance efforts for the department and supports the student-athlete affairs program for the Avenging Angels.
Previously at the helm of athletics communications for three and one half years at conference rival Peace College, now William Peace University, Jones brought with her valuable experience of the USA South Athletic Conference. In addition to performing her duties as SID, Jones served as the assistant director of athletics and senior woman administrator while at Peace.
Under Jones’ direction, the College launched a new content management web site. The updated site offered the Peace community, visiting teams and fans a more comprehensive tool to keep up with Pacer sports. Jones managed student-athlete compliance and administered the program’s daily budget process. She also served on various committees within the departments of student development and marketing.
As Meredith’s sports information director, Jones oversees all aspects of media relations for the Avenging Angels. She handles game day operations for the seven intercollegiate programs and maintains the athletics website.
Jones began her athletics administration career at Raleigh Charter High School as the first full-time athletic director. The premiere charter school joined the North Carolina High School Athletic Association at the 1A level with Jones as their leader.
She received a Bachelor of Arts in mathematics-economics from Agnes Scott College in 1993 and graduated from East Carolina University in 2000 with a master's in exercise and sport science with a concentration in sports administration.
A long-time resident of nearby Wake Forest, Jones now resides in Clayton.