Nicole Cartier came to Tulane from Conference USA. She oversees all of Tulane Athletics' social media initiatives on top of providing video features and interviews of all sports, student-athletes and coaches.
While at Conference USA, her main duties included producing video content for the Conference USA Digital Network such as features, interviews, weekly shows and Championship events as well as serve as support for the live events on All-Access of all 12 of C-USA's institutions. She also served as the Host of the C-USA Digital Network. She was an integral team member in forming the Conference USA Digital Network and taking it to new heights along with promoting and escalating the C-USA brand across all media platforms.
Prior to joining C-USA, Cartier was the Broadcast Coordinator and Associate Producer for the Minnesota Timberwolves & Lynx from September 2008 to August 2010. Here, she regularly worked with NBA and WNBA head coaches, players and executives conducting interviews and gaining content for feature stories and breaking news that aired on Timberwolves.com, KSTC-45 and WolvesVision, the in-arena pregame show. She also served as producer and director of Lynx games that aired online at WNBA.com. Additionally, Cartier was also the main coordinator for spots and promotions on all radio and TV broadcasts.
Before her arrival at the Timberwolves, Cartier began her career in sports as an intern with the Lexington Horsemen Arena Football team as Media Relations assistant during the 2007 summer season and then was promoted to Office & Ticket Manager and Game Coordinator in November that year. During her time as an intern with the Lexington Horsemen she wrote feature stories on the team regularly helped with writing scripts for TV spots. After her promotion, Cartier took on three roles where she handled all ticket requests, promotions and sales, she coordinated game promotions and produced live in-game elements, and also oversaw all office duties and the hiring of interns.
A native of Abingdon, Va., Cartier followed her mother and father's footsteps and attended the University of Kentucky. She earned her BA in Journalism and French and graduated Magna Cum Laude.