New York Racing Association, Inc. (NYRA) congratulates Dan Silver on his new
position as Director of Racing Operations at Hollywood Casino at Penn National
Race Course, which was announced today.
“NYRA’s communications department in print, broadcast, and
social media is unparalleled in the industry, and we owe that to Dan Silver’s
journalism and leadership skills and to his passionate dedication to
thoroughbred racing,” said NYRA President and COO Ellen McClain. “We will
all miss Dan’s contributions and we wish him great success at Penn
Silver, 32, joined NYRA as Marketing Communications Manager
in January 2008 and became Director of Communications and Media Relations in
April 2009. He holds a B.A. from Haverford College and master’s degrees from the Medill School of
Journalism at Northwestern
University and the Race Track Industry
Program at the University of Arizona.