University of Waterloo News

Media Contacts

Nick Manning
Director, Media Relations

Telephone: 519-888-4451
Cell: 226-929-7627

Pamela Smyth
Media Relations Manager

Telephone: 519-888-4777

 University of Waterloo researchers are available for comment

Attention broadcasters: Waterloo has facilities to provide broadcast quality audio and video feeds with a double-ender studio. Please contact us for more information.

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Broadcast Facilities

Waterloo has facilities to provide broadcast-quality audio and video feeds with a double-ender studio. Please contact us for details on how to book.

A Waterloo expert in the double-ender studioRoss McKenzie, speaking to the CBC's Amanda Lang from the University of Waterloo double-ender studio on Wednesday, November 20, 2013.

Double-ender Studio Technical Specifications

Definition: SD
Output sizes: 16:9 (Letterbox) | 4:3 (Crop) | 4:4 (Squeeze)
Talent Line/IFB: 519-888-4462
Tech Line: 519-888-4470
Loop: N0VFXS227058BLCA

Stratford Campus (Radio only)

The Audio Lab at the University of Waterloo Stratford Campus is available for radio interviews with guests from our campus and the community. Its Comrex BRIC-Link codec delivers a high-quality audio link for broadcasters. There is no video capability.

Audio Lab Technical Specifications

  • 96 kHz / 24 bit recording
  • Comrex-enabled
  • Reserve the studio using the online booking form. For further information about the Audio Lab, please contact Jordan Mandel at 519-888-4567, ext. 23024.

Media parking passes

The media relations team has parking passes available for members of the media who come to the Waterloo campus for events or to interview faculty or staff. While we cannot reserve spaces, the passes allow members of the media to park a vehicle for free in several designated spots across campus.