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The Purdue athletics communications office, located in Room 2235 on the upper level of the Mackey Arena wing, is responsible for providing accurate and timely information to a variety of customers, including student-athletes, coaches, fans and media. The staff, which is comprised of 10 full-time staff members and numerous student assistants, reports on and publicizes all 18 varsity sports in addition to improving the image of the Purdue Department of Intercollegiate Athletics, as well as that of Purdue University in general.

Other areas of responsibility handled by the athletics communications staff include writing content and producing video for Purdue's official athletics website (purduesports.com), arranging interviews with student-athletes and coaches, setting up and moderating press conferences, publishing game programs, overseeing statistics crews and coordinating social media.

Mailing Address:
Mackey Arena, Room 2235
900 John R. Wooden Drive
West Lafayette, IN 47907
Phone: 765-494-3202
Fax: 765-494-5447

TOM SCHOTT Associate Athletics Director - Communications
 
tschott@purdue.edu
(765) 494-3145

CHRIS FORMAN Associate Athletics Communications Director
Men's Basketball / Men's Golf
cforman@purdue.edu
(765) 494-3201

TANNER LIPSETT Associate Athletics Communications Director / Social Media
Women's Basketball / Women's Golf
tlipsett@purdue.edu
(765) 494-3197

WENDY MAYER Associate Athletics Communications Director
Softball / Volleyball
wbroker@purdue.edu
(765) 494-3919

MATT RECTOR Associate Athletics Communications Director
Football (primary)
rector@purdue.edu
(765) 494-3196

BEN TURNER Associate Athletics Communications Director
Baseball / Soccer / Swimming & Diving
benturner@purdue.edu
(765) 494-3198

AMANDA DAHL Assistant Athletics Communications Director
Tennis / Wrestling
dahla@purdue.edu
(765) 494-6235

MATT STAUDT Assistant Athletics Communications Director
Cross Country / Football (secondary) / Track and Field
mstaudt@purdue.edu
(765) 496-7842

CORY PALM Coordinator - Digital Media
 
cpalm@purdue.edu
(765) 496-6528

MARCIA ILES Secretary
 
mdiles2@purdue.edu
(765) 494-3202

Print Media
Lafayette Journal and Courierjconline.com800-699-7132
Gold & Black Illustratedgoldandblack.com765-237-5078
Purdue Exponentpurdueexponent.org765-743-1111
Columbus Republictherepublic.com812-379-5632
Evansville Courier & Presscourierpress.com812-464-7510
Fort Wayne Journal Gazettejournalgazette.net260-461-8735
Fort Wayne News-Sentinelnews-sentinel.com 260-461-8240
Gary Post-Tribunepost-trib.com219-648-3138
Indianapolis Starindystar.com 800-669-7827
Kokomo Tribunekokomotribune.com 765-454-8574
South Bend Tribunesbtinfo.com 574-235-6332
Times of Northwest Indianahttp://nwitimes.com219-933-3200
 
Radio
WASK (1450 AM, 98.7 FM) wask.com 765-447-2186
WAZY (96.5 FM)wazy.com 765-474-1410
WBAA (920 AM, 101.3 FM)wbaa.org765-494-5920
WBPE (95.3 FM)wbpefm.com 765-474-1410
WGLM (106.7 FM)wglm.fm 765-497-9456
WKOA (105.3 FM)wkoa.com765-447-2186
WKHY (93.5 FM)wkhy.com765-448-1566
WJOB (1230 AM)957therocket.com765-474-1410
WSHP (95.7 FM)wshw.com 800-447-4463
WSHW (Shine 99)wshw.com 800-447-4463
WSHY (1410 AM)- 765-474-1410
WFNI (1070 AM)1070thefan.com 317-239-1070
WIBC (93.1 FM)wibc.com 317-266-9422
WNDE (1260 AM)wnde.com317-257-7565
WXLW (950 AM)freedom95.us 317-736-4040
 
Television
WLFI-West Lafayette (CBS)wlfi.com 765-463-1800
WISH-Indianapolis (CBS)wishtv.com317-923-8888
WRTV-Indianapolis (ABC)theindychannel.com317-269-1440
WTHR-Indianapolis (NBC)wthr.com317-636-1313
WXIN-Indianapolis (FOX)fox59.com317-632-5900
 
National Media
Associated Pressap.org 
CBS SportsLinesportsline.com 
CNNSIsportsillustrated.com 
ESPNespn.com 
FOX Sportsfoxsports.com 
USA Todayusatoday.com/sports