Media Policies

Thank you for your interest in Converse College athletics. To assist you, please follow the general media policies outlined below.

Converse College - Name Usage
For game stories and news items, please use Converse.

Converse's nickname is "Valkyries" for all sports teams. Please do not use "Lady Valkyries".

Interviews
All interviews with coaches, student-athletes and staff members must be coordinated through the Sports Information Department.

Practices
Practices are open to the media unless stated otherwise. Please provide advance notice of attendance.

Game Day Coverage
Contact the Sports Information Director to request credentials, which will be made available at the gate on game day. Pre-game interviews with student-athletes and coaches are not permitted. Post-game interviews must be coordinated with the SID at the contest.

Photographers
Credentials are available for media photographers. Photos must be shot from standard photo locations.

Press Box/Press Row
Cheering or derogatory comments towards officials, coaches, players or spectators are not permitted. Profanity is not permitted.

Internet Access
Hardwired or wireless internet access is available for most home contests.

Radio
Requests for radio broadcasts must be made at least one week (seven days) prior to the contest.

Please address interview requests, credential requests and any questions to Matthew Farris, Sports Information Director at 864-596-9388 or matthew.farris@Converse.edu