Miranda Black enters her 11th season with the Atlanta Braves organization in 2019. She joined the Rome Braves in 2018 as Director, Business Operations before moving up to Assistant General Manager in 2019. Black began her career with the Double-A Mississippi Braves where she spent eight years (2010-17) in various positions.
After spending two seasons (2010-11) as a media relations and sales trainee, she was hired as a full time Sales Associate in September 2011. Black held that position until transitioning to Media Relations Manager (2013-15) for three seasons and then added tickets prior to the next season where she then served as Director of Tickets & Communications (2016-17) until transferring to Rome.
Aside from normal Assistant General Manager tasks including corporate sales and reporting, Black is responsible for local accounts payable/receivable along with human resources for the Single-A Braves. She coordinates team travel and hotel accommodations, aides in managing all social media accounts and oversees graphic design projects along with the website. While handling all media and public relations for the club, Black coordinates all marketing and outside advertising. She also oversees the management of premium areas at State Mutual Stadium.
Winner of the 2016 Southern League Woman of Excellence Award, Black also serves as a member of the BIRCO Club Advisory Board. She is a 2011 honors graduate from The University of Southern Mississippi where she earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Sport Management with a minor in Business Administration. During her two years at Southern Miss, Black served as Baseball Secretary and Media Relations Staff Assistant.
Black holds an Associate of Arts degree in Business Administration from Jones County Junior College (MS). At Jones, she worked in athletics and marketing while also assisting with alumni/foundation affairs. Black spent two years as Baseball Statistician and served as Sports Editor for The Radionian. The Mississippi native now resides in Rome. Having grown up playing fastpitch softball, Black is an avid sports fan and enjoys spending time with family and friends.