President Tim Sands prepares for an interview in the Virginia Tech Media Relations Studio.

President Tim Sands prepares for an interview in the Virginia Tech Media Relations Studio.

Virginia Tech transmits broadcast quality audio for radio via ISDN.

Close up shot of an ISDN box

Virginia Tech’s media relations team operates a fully equipped, professional video and radio broadcast studio to connect faculty and campus newsmakers with local, national, and international news media.

The television and radio studio can broadcast live HD audio and video to networks, news agencies, and affiliates interviewing Virginia Tech faculty, students, and staff. The university does not charge for use of its studio.

We support a variety of video distribution methods:

  • via  LTN Global Communications (third-party fees may apply)
  • via satellite uplink (third-party fees may apply)
  • HD Skype
  • pre-recorded tape-sync

Live broadcast quality audio for radio is transmitted via ISDN. Recorded tape-syncs can be arranged.

Studio contacts:

Bill Foy
Broadcast Operations Director
fwill55@vt.edu 
540-231-8719 (office)
540-998-0288 (cell)

Jordan Fifer
Media Relations Officer
jordanfifer@vt.edu
540-231-6997 (office)
540-529-8196 (cell)

Broadcast media support:

We can provide support to broadcast stations, networks, and other outside producers for productions on campus or about the university.

Campus file footage and photography is available for news or public relations purposes. Please feel free to contact us with specific requests.

Faculty, staff, and students:

Getting interviewed on television or radio can be a great opportunity to promote your work for the university. If you receive a request from a news organization, please contact us as soon as possible so that we can assist.

Our studio is located in Moss Arts Center room 152.