2012-13 CHATTANOOGA BASKETBALL
MEDIA INFORMATION Credentials Please contact Anne Wehunt, UTC Assistant Director of Athletics Communications and Media Relations, for all Chattanooga home basketball game credentials. Requests should be made in writing via email and credentials will be limited to working members of the media. Spouses, dates, children and other non-workers are not permitted in press areas without prior approval. Credentials will be available for pickup on gameday at the McKenzie Arean media entrance. Visiting Radio Crew Two courtesy broadcast-quality phone lines are available for use by visiting crew along press row. Photographers Credentials for photographers will be issued on a game-by-game basis and photographers should contact Anne Wehunt, UTC Assistant Director of Athletics Communications and Media Relations, with requests. Photographers can shoot only from the endzones. No pictures may be taken from press row and no photographers are allowed behind team benches, scoring tables, locker rooms and other restricted areas without prior approval from the UTC Athletics Communications and Media Relations Office. Photographers not associated with a news outlet or hired specifically by UTC will submit within one week a CD of photos at no charge to the athletics department. Internet Service UTC will provide wireless internet capability along press row and in the media work room. Internet Sites Only accredited sites will be granted game credentials or access to UTC coaches and student-athletes. All inquiries must be made to Anne Wehunt, UTC Assistant Director of Athletics Communications and Media Relations. Media Parking There is no reserved media parking for UTC women’s basketball games. Lady Mocs parking
is first-come, first-served except for double headers and selected games. Parking passes will be required for these occassions. The media parking area is located in Lot 33 across from the Aquatic and Recreation Center (ARC) at the corner of 4th and Mabel Streets. Entrance is now at the 4th and Mabel Streets entrance of the arena. Gameday Media Services Members of the media will be provided with pregame notes and statistics of both teams and a flipcard with respective rosters and updated team information. Food and beverages will also be available. Statistics and running play-byplay description will be handed out at halftime. Following the game, a final statistical packet with complete team and individual statistics and play-by-play will be available. Practices All UTC practices are open to the media and public unless otherwise noted. Media members are asked to contact the Communications and Media Relations Office in advance if planning to attend practice. The Lady Mocs hold practice sessions at the McKenzie Arena and the Chattem Practice Facility. Please check for practice times and sites. Player Interviews During the Week - All requests for studentathlete interviews must be made at least ONE DAY in advance with the Communications and Media Relations Office. A time mutually convenient for the student-athlete and member of the media will be set up. Most interviews will be conducted following daily practice on location at the practice site. Student-athletes will be asked to return telephone calls to members of the media; student-athlete telephone numbers will not be issued and you may not ask the studentathlete to call you. Please arrange all coaching staff interviews through the Communications and Media Relations Office. After the Game - Following a 10-minute cooling off period, Coach Wes Moore will participate
in a brief postgame radio show. Requested UTC student-athletes will be available in the media interview room located on the first floor of the McKenzie Arena. The UTC locker room is closed to the media following the game. Coach Moore will follow the student-athletes in the media room. Visiting postgame interview policies are determined by the visiting school’s representative. To Contact Wes Moore The best time to contact Coach Moore by telephone is between 9:30 a.m. -11:30 a.m. Monday - Friday with the exclusion of gameday. Call the Communications and Media Relations Office to set up an interview with Moore or any of his coaching staff. Tickets to the Game Complimentary tickets are not available for media or professional scouts. Those wishing to purchase tickets are urged to contact the Communications and Media Relations Office, which will handle the order. Professional scouts must request credentials by email (AnneWehunt@utc.edu). The cost is $15 and the seat will be available on press row provided space is available. Credit cards are accepted. Lady Mocs on the Radio/Internet Every Lady Mocs basketball game is broadcast on the Mocs Radio Network. Fans outside of the Mocs Radio Network listening audience can also tune in over the internet on GoMocs.com. Live Stats and Video Online Live stats for all of the Lady Mocs games are available to fans on GoMocs.com. Streaming video of all UTC’s home games and selected road games are available for a pay-per-view on GoMocs.com. Video Services For video footage of all the Lady Mocs’ home games, contact UTC’s Director of Creative Services, Owen Seaton, at (423) 425-2122 or email@example.com. Requests should be made at least one week in advance of needing the footage.
• GoMocs.com is the official website of the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga Athletics Department. Redesigned on July 1, 2009, GoMocs.com offers the most up-to-date news, scores and information available on Mocs Athletics. • GoMocs.com is managed by JumpTV with the content updated and edited by the UTC Communications and Media Relations and Creative Services offices. • Features include news and updates on your favorite Mocs student-athletes, teams and coaches, live statistics, on-line ticket sales, print-at-home tickets, live in-game audio and video streams, video highlights and interviews, an E-store, DVD store and photo stores.
Now you can keep up with all the latest Chattanooga Mocs news on Facebook and Twitter. Plus every page on GoMocs.com can be shared to the website of your choice. You can embed your favorite video from GoMocs. com to your Facebook or MySpace page. Be sure you are visiting one of three offical Chattanooga Facebook pages. • Chattanooga Athletics Department fan page • Mocs Maniacs Facebook group • Scrappy Mocs personal page The quickest way to get the latest Mocs info on your mobile phone is by following GoMocs.com on Twitter. If you pair your mobile device to your Twitter account, you will get the latest scores and selected headlines sent right to your mobile phone. Find the Official Chattanooga Atheltics Twitter page at www.twitter.com/GoMocs.
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