For the Media

The Virginia Tech Media Relations team works to connect university communicators, faculty, and campus newsmakers with the media. This includes serving as the primary resource for media inquiries and outreach; distributing news releases and stories featured on Virginia Tech News; building relationships with regional and national media; producing on-camera and radio interviews in the Media Relations Broadcast Studio; coordinating press conferences; publishing and pitching media advisories; and maintaining the @vtnews Twitter account.

Reporters can subscribe to the Virginia Tech News morning email, sent daily Monday through Friday throughout the year. The email is a service of the Office of University Relations to inform students, faculty, staff, parents, alumni, and the broader community of current campus news and events. 

Our studio
Virginia Tech's 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. Video is transmitted by LTN Global Communications and fees may apply. Broadcast quality audio for radio is transmitted via ISDN. Contact Bill Foy or Jordan Fifer for more information.

Tracy Vosburgh

Tracy Vosburgh
Senior Associate Vice President
for University Relations

tracyv@vt.edu
540-231-5396
315 Burruss Hall (0229)

 

Mark Owczarski

Mark Owczarski
Assistant Vice President
of University Relations

maowczar@vt.edu
540-231-5223
315 Burruss Hall (0229)

Michael Stowe
Media Relations Director
mstowe@vt.edu
540-231-2611
University Gateway Center (0336)

Shannon Andrea, Director, Media Relations, National Capital Region

Portrait of Shannon Andrea

Shannon Andrea
Media Relations Director, National Capital Region
sandrea@vt.edu

571-858-3262
900 North Glebe Road
Arlington, VA  22203

Ceci Leonard, Media Relations Officer

Portrait of Ceci Leonard, Media Relations Officer

Ceci Leonard
Media Relations Officer
ceciliae@vt.edu
540-357-2500
University Gateway Center (0336)

Bill Foy

Bill Foy

Bill Foy
Broadcast Operations Director
fwill55@vt.edu 
540-231-8719
University Gateway Center (0336)

Jordan Fifer, Multimedia Web Producer, University Relations

Jordan Fifer portrait

Jordan Fifer
Media Relations Officer
jordanfifer@vt.edu
540-231-6997
University Gateway Center (0336)

Communications Contacts