|UAB News Studio|
When news breaks, the UAB News Studio can quickly connect UAB experts with national broadcast and cable outlets anywhere in the world, 24 hours a day, seven days a week.
Located on UAB’s campus in the heart of Birmingham’s historic Southside, the UAB News Studio can transmit live or pre-recorded interviews through a fiber optic video circuit through the Birmingham Jefferson Convention Complex (BJCC) to the Encompass Communications teleport in Atlanta. From there it is patchable to national fiber networks through Vyvx, AT&T and T-Systems international fiber network. An ISDN line is available for radio interviews.
Staffed with former news producers, reporters and photographers, our team can shoot HD interviews and supporting b-roll out in the field and feed to you through our fiber connection.
To book the UAB News Studio, contact
o. (205) 934-8939
c. (205) 612-7028
Or, call Media Relations at 205-934-3886
Studio landline: 205-975-3192
IFB phone: 205-975-3190
PL/Director line: 205-975-3191
For technical assistance at the BJCC, call 205-458-8846
For UAB faculty, students and staff
The UAB News Studio is used exclusively to deliver UAB sources to the broadcast news media.
It is located in Room 354 of the Administration Building on 20th Ave. South.
If you are contacted by the news media who would like to use the studio, please direct them to the numbers above.
If you are interested in media training or have an idea for a story, please contact Media Relations at 205-934-3887.