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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 the VTx news site; 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 expert commentary; and maintaining the @vtnews Twitter account.

Reporters can subscribe to Virginia Tech's VTx Daily, emailed 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 via a variety of digital transmission methods to networks, news agencies, and affiliates interviewing Virginia Tech faculty, students, and staff. The university does not charge for its use. Contact Jordan Fifer for more information and to book a university guest.

Tracy Vosburgh, Senior Associate Vice President for University Relations, Virginia Tech Advancement.

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Tracy Vosburgh
Senior Associate Vice President
for University Relations | 540-231-5396

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Michael Stowe
Senior Director of University Relations | 540-392-4218

Jordan Fifer

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Jordan Fifer
Media Relations Officer | 540-231-6997

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Mark Owczarski
Associate Vice President of University Relations,
Chief Spokesperson | 540-231-5223

Shannon Andrea

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Shannon Andrea
Director of Communications, greater Washington., D.C. area | 571-858-3262

Ceci Leonard, Media Relations Officer

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Ceci Leonard
Media Relations Officer | 540-357-2500

Not sure who to contact? Email and a member of our team will be glad to help.

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