Grant McGalliard became the Bay City ISD Chief Communications Officer in August 2020.
McGalliard is a 2013 graduate of Bay City High School and holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in journalism from Texas Christian University, where he worked on the school's newspaper staff, freelanced for the Dallas Morning News and served as an intramural sports referee. Before coming back to Bay City, he was a sportswriter for the Hood County News in Granbury, Texas, and the editor of the Azle News and Springtown Epigraph. While in high school, McGalliard hosted a post-game radio show on Happy Radio 92.5 following Blackcat football games. He has covered events from the College World Series to the PGA TOUR stop at Colonial in Fort Worth.
He is in charge of BCISD's communications with the public and the press, from official news releases to social media posts to some advertising content. He can be reached at firstname.lastname@example.org.