Micah Friez has joined the Bemidji State Alumni & Foundation as its Communications Coordinator, effective Jan. 9, 2023.
In his role, Friez is responsible for managing and updating content on the BSU Alumni & Foundation website and social media channels, as well as assisting in marketing and communication development for BSUAF.
Prior to joining Bemidji State, Friez worked in the Bemidji Pioneer sports department for over seven years, including the past year and a half as the sports editor. He covered local sports at the prep and collegiate levels with consistent game coverage and feature stories. He is a 13-time award-winner in the Minnesota Newspaper Association's Better Newspaper Contest, including for best sports section in 2017, 2021, 2022 and 2023.
Friez graduated from Bemidji State University in 2018 with a degree in creative and professional writing, plus minors in mass communication and English.