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WILDCAT HOCKEY

The primary responsibility of the Athletic Media & Public Relations office, which is located in Room 151 of the Field House (145 Main Street, Durham, NH), is to promote the 20 varsity sports at the University of New Hampshire. Included in this responsibility is working with media members, the promotion of student-athletes for academic and athletic awards (on the conference, regional and national levels), press releases, the production of media guides, game notes and programs, the maintenance of (team and individual) statistics and the content of the official UNH athletics website (www.unhwildcats.com) as well as related social media sites such as Facebook, Twitter and Pinterest. The office’s newest venture is UNH Wildcat Productions, which provides video content for the website – live video streaming of home games, game highlights and various features – as well as produce televised games and Inside Wildcat Country, which is a monthly televised magazine show.

MEDIA RELATIONS

Media Information

UNH’s Athletic Media & Public Relations office consists of a Director, two Associate Directors, two Assistant Directors and a Video and Public Relations Assistant as well as a corps of student workers. Tom Wilkins (Assumption ‘03) was elevated to the position of Associate Athletic Director for Media & Public Relations in July 2011 after serving as Assistant Director of Athletic Media & Public Relations for two years. He had rejoined the staff in summer 2007 as an office Associate Director and held that title until being promoted; Wilkins initially worked as an Athletic Media Relations Assistant at UNH in 2003-04. The remainder of the full-time staff consists of associate directors Doug Poole (UNH ‘93) and Mike Murphy (Syracuse ‘95), assistant directors Eric Peterson (Quinnipiac ‘10) and Alex Comeau (Husson College ‘11) as well as video and public relations assistant Jared Fieldsend (Thomas College ‘10). Poole joined the office in June 1997, Murphy and Fieldsend started in summer 2010 followed by Peterson in spring 2011 and Comeau in spring 2012. INTERVIEWS: All requests for student-athlete or coach interviews, either in person or via phone or e-mail, must be arranged by the New Hampshire Athletic Media & Public Relations office. It is office policy that phone numbers of student-athletes, coaches and athletic department staff will not be given to media members. Headshots and/or action photos on file are available upon request. Please see the list below to contact the appropriate office personnel with the corresponding sport. On game day, interviews will be limited to postgame. Postgame interviews with requested coaches and players will take place following the NCAA-mandated 10-minute cooling off period. UNH locker rooms are closed to the media. PRESS CONFERENCES: The football and men’s ice hockey teams hold a weekly press conference (Wednesday afternoons) during their respective seasons. Please contact the Athletic Media & Public Relations office at least 24 hours in advance to request an interview with a specific student-athlete (or coach, if other than the head coach). MEDIA GUIDES: The University of New Hampshire Athletic Media & Public Relations Office produces electronic files of media guides for its varsity sports and publishes them on the official UNH athletics website to assist media members’ coverage of Wildcats’ sports and make that information available to all fans. Media guides for football and men’s ice hockey are also available for purchase. GAME CREDENTIALS (print, photo, tv, radio, film): Game credentials are required for media members to attend UNH’s six ticketed sports – football, men’s and women’s basketball, men’s and women’s ice hockey and gymnastics; only accredited members of the media will receive credentials for the aforementioned sports’ home games. Media members must request a game credential no less than 24 hours in advance of the game, and a valid form of identification is required to pick up the credential. Please see the list below to contact the appropriate office personnel with the corresponding sport. For UNH’s other 14 sports, media credentials are not issued but it is requested that you contact a member of the Athletic Media & Public Relations office to notify them of your attendance at a home event so that all your needs are tended to. Please see the list below to contact the appropriate office personnel with the corresponding sport.

TRADITION. PRIDE. EXCELLENCE.

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2012-13 Women's Ice Hockey Media Guide  

A comprehensive look at the University of New Hampshire women's ice hockey program. The in-depth guide features current player and coach bio...

2012-13 Women's Ice Hockey Media Guide  

A comprehensive look at the University of New Hampshire women's ice hockey program. The in-depth guide features current player and coach bio...

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