VP of Communications, Broadcasting & Website Content
Dave Pearson has more than 21 years of communication experience in professional sports. Promoted to vice president of communications and broadcasting on April 29, 2008, Pearson is responsible for managing the public image and overall communications strategy for the two clubs while serving as the primary liaison for local and national media outlets and broadcast partners. He also oversees all radio broadcast, preseason telecast, team-produced radio and television shows, publications and website content.
As vice president, he also assumes various responsibilities revolving around game day operations at CenturyLink Field. Under his direction, the Seahawks communications department has been nominated by the Pro Football Writers of America for the coveted Pete Rozelle Award four times (1999, 2005-07). Seattle received the most nominations two of the last three seasons and won the award in 2007. The team’s broadcasting department has won two Emmy’s for its preseason game broadcast.
After beginning his career in 1989 as an intern in the Seahawks public relations department, the Tacoma, Wash., native worked for the Houston Oilers two seasons (1990-91). From 1992-93 he was the assistant PR director for the Los Angeles Rams before returning to Houston as PR director prior to the 1994 season where he would help manage the team’s transition to Tennessee.
Pearson earned a degree in media relations and interpersonal communications from Pacific Lutheran University. He and his wife Beth, have two children, Allie and Chase, and reside in Mill Creek.