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Loyola University New Orleans Announces New Digital Communications Hub

Loyola press release - February 21, 2018

Operated by our award-winning School of Mass Communication and Department of Public Affairs, Loyola’s new video and audio transmission facility allows media outlets around the world to broadcast local experts live from Loyola.

Loyola University New Orleans proudly announces a new video and audio transmission facility that will help broadcast university experts and New Orleans industry leaders to the world. Any time news happens, we are prepared to bring fast and easy access to our faculty experts, administrators, staff, and researchers — allowing media outlets from around the globe to report the news quickly. The new facility is also open and available for use by all leaders working with media to tell New Orleans’ best stories as the city approaches its Tricentennial in 2018 – and beyond.

Who, what, where, when

Known on campus as “the Digital Communications Hub,” Loyola’s new video and audio transmission facility is located conveniently in the future J. Michael Early Studio of the university’s award-winning School of Mass Communication, on the fourth floor of the Communications and Music complex on Loyola’s main campus, 6363 St. Charles Ave.

Through our new video and audio transmission facility, University staff are ready to assist in arranging interviews with experts on a wide variety of subjects. We provide broadcast media with a dedicated state-of-the-art video-over-IP interview room at a minimal charge. And we welcome use of our state-of-the-art studio by marketing, branding, and public relations experts and other business or community leaders hoping to get their message out – and get it out quickly.

Video and audio transmission services are provided free of charge to all accredited media when interviewing University experts, professors, faculty, staff, and students. To find an expert on just about any topic, please visit the Loyola University New Orleans Experts Guide. Only the transmission fees would apply with LTN Global.

Fees apply when using the facility for live shots, promotional events, or non-Loyola interviews. Please contact Public Affairs for a quote at 504-861-5448.

The Video and Audio Transmission Facility at Loyola University New Orleans offers the following services:

· 1080-60i HD video quality

· Live studio interview coordination

· News feeds

· Live-shot capability

· Dedicated IFB line

· Dedicated Producer line

· Dedicated Trouble line

· Teleprompter available

Why use Loyola?

Our faculty experts are well-versed in a variety of topics and can provide analysis on developing news and research, participate in live expert interviews, and respond to Q and A with anchors as news is unfolding — all while helping to get work done quickly and efficiently while saving time and expenses.

Our video transmission facility can be used to distribute live or pre-recorded television interviews, press conferences, or events to satellite receive sites using domestic or international satellites. For those not connected to LTN Global service, LTN can coordinate transmission to satellite uplink sites using domestic or international satellites.

We have top-of-the-line HD television cameras and equipment, studio lighting, and a highly trained crew equipped to assist with studio production.

Radio/Audio Facilities

The Loyola School of Mass Communication also has broadcast quality audio transmission capability using a Comrex BRIC-Link II unit. The Comrex unit is located in an audio isolation booth with PreSonus audio mixer and two PreSonus microphones.

How do I sign up?

For additional information or to book an interview with an expert, contact:

Patricia Murret

Associate Director of Public Affairs

Department of Public Affairs

Loyola University New Orleans

New Orleans, Louisiana 70118

Phone: (504) 861-5448

Cell: (504) 352-8775

Fax: (504) 861.5990

Email: pmurret@loyno.edu

Email: publaff@loyno.edu