BYU Women's Volleyball Media Policies

Interviews

Player and coaches interviews must be scheduled through Royce Hinton in the Athletic Media Relations office at (801) 422-8999. Interview requests must be made 24 hours in advance unless it is breaking news. Players and coaches are generally available immediately following practice, which is conducted from 3-6 p.m., at the Smith Fieldhouse during the season. Telephone interviews must be arranged through the Athletic Media Relations office.

Media Services

A weekly release will be issued via e-mail and will be available at www.byucougars.com. Notes, season statistics, rosters, programs and media guides will be provided to working media prior to each home match. Official statistics will be made available after each game and upon completion of the match. A post-match press conference will be held after each match with BYU head coach Shawn Olmstead and requested players.

Media Work Room

The Athletic Media Relations office, located at 30 Smith Fieldhouse, serves as a pressroom for working media. An analog phone line is available for filing stories. Additional digital phones are available for calls. Collect or credit card calls can be made from each of these lines.

Broadcast Phone Lines

Phone lines for live broadcasts will be installed only upon special request. Radio line requests must be made at least two weeks prior to the match.

BYU on the Internet

The weekly release, most up-to-date news, statistics and information about BYU women's volleyball is available 24 hours a day on BYU's official athletics Web site www.byucougars.com.

Credential Requests

Requests for press, broadcast and photo credentials for BYU women's volleyball home matches should be made in writing. Requests should be directed to:

Royce Hinton
BYU Athletic Media Relations
30 Smith Fieldhouse
Provo, Utah 84602
Fax: (801) 422-0633
Email: wvolleyball_sid@byu.edu

Reporters representing papers with daily or next-day editions, national magazines, wire services, live television and radio broadcasts and television and radio stations covering for nightly news shall be given priority. Spouses, dates, non-workers and children are not allowed in the working media areas during the match.

Photography

Courtside credentials will be issued only to accredited photographers and TV reporters/camera operators on assignment. Photographers can shoot from the opposite side of the court from the team benches, including the northwest and southwest corners, and above from the balcony seating areas. Photographers are not permitted to shoot from the floor on the team benches' side of the court, except cameras positioned for live television broadcast. Photographers must also be sure to not block the view of any spectators. Tripods are not permitted except for those used in live television broadcasts.

Parking

Parking is free to media. No parking pass is required unless the match begins before 7 p.m., Monday through Friday. Please contact the Athletic Media Relations office to obtain a parking pass for an afternoon match. Parking is available in the lot just north of the Smith Fieldhouse.

Television/Radio

Women's volleyball matches will be broadcast on BYUtv, unless otherwise stated on the BYU women's volleyball schedule. All broadcasts are simulcast on byuradio.org and streamed live online at byutv.org.