The Washington Redskins have announced that they have promoted Zena Lewis to Director of Communications.
Lewis is entering his fourth season with the Redskins after joining the organization during the 2015 offseason. He has been responsible for providing the media scheduling, promotional efforts, counsel and media training surrounding the Redskins players. His various roles included assisting with the drafting and editing of media materials, game releases, media guides, game notes and season in reviews. In February of 2018, Lewis provided communications assistance for the NFL during the week of Super Bowl LII.
Prior to joining the Redskins, Lewis contributed to the game day press operations of the Tennessee Titans (2009- 10), Detroit Lions (2011), Miami Dolphins (2012 preseason) and Atlanta Falcons (2012-14).
With more than a decade of experience at the collegiate level, Lewis served as the Assistant Commissioner for Communications & New Media at the Southern Intercollegiate Athletic Conference in Atlanta. His background also includes public relations experience with the Southwestern Athletic Conference, the University of Michigan, Tennessee State University, the Women’s Basketball Coaches Association and Clark Atlanta University.
A native of Brooklyn, Lewis earned his degree from Florida A&M University.
Lewis will fill the role Ross Taylor held with the Redskins. Taylor will be joining Clemson University as Assistant Athletic Director of Football Communications this upcoming season.