Patrick Reed is in his fourth year as Marquette's Director of Digital Media/Internet Services. His primary role is to lead MU's athletic video efforts, including developing content for GoMarquette.com, television and social media.
Reed's responsibilities include maintaining an extensive library of MU athletics video, creating highlights and web content, developing video strategies for social media accounts, overseeing live streams of non-televised events, and producing content for television partners.
Along with production work, Reed also has extensive experience in front of the camera. He works as a play-by-play announcer for FOX Sports, the BIG EAST Conference and Time Warner Cable Sports Channel covering a variety of sports, including lacrosse, basketball, soccer, volleyball and hockey. Reed is also the narrator of the bi-weekly show Inside Marquette Basketball and has hosted/emceed numerous events, including Marquette Madness.
In addition, Reed is also the media relations contact for the MU men's golf program and was the host media director of the 2016 NCAA Men's Golf Championships Kohler Regional. He was part of the media relations staff for the 2015 PGA Championship at Whistling Straits.
Before arriving in Marquette in November of 2012, Reed spent four years at Big South member Radford Univerisyt, including two as the Director of Athletic Multimedia Services for the Highlanders. Reed developed RU's in-house video operation from the groud up, directing streamed video productions and developing video content for Radford's website and arena displays. In addition, Reed served as the sports information contact for RU's baseball, men's soccer and men's basketball (secondary) prorams, and was also a part of the department's senior staff.
A native of Roanoke, Virginia, Reed attended James Madison University in Harrisonburg, Virginia, and graduated from JMU's School of Media Arts and Design (SMAD).