- Planet Erstwild - 20141222 - Owen Cocoran

Owen Cocoran is the Special Events & Media Coordinator for the Coastal Alabama Business Chamber. He speaks with station manager James Moore about the storied Gulf Shores' annual National Shrimp Festival which has been held for over 40 years. Last year it drew almost 250,000 people. FAIRfest and the Shrimp Fest hope to partner up in ways big and small.

Corcoran, a Gulf Shores resident and Auburn University graduate. He comes to the Chamber from the Pensacola Blue Wahoos Baseball team where he held various duties related to special events, group sales, and group parties. He previously served as Assistant Director of Golf Operations for Mill Creek Golf Club in Auburn, AL where he not only oversaw day-to-day operations but also handled various administrative duties. Corcoran also has background and experience in communications in the areas of sports management, broadcasting, and real estate.