Patrick Reed is in his second year as Marquette's Director of Digital Media/Internet Services. His primary role is to direct MU's athletic video efforts, including developing content for GoMarquette.com All-Access, social media and media relations purposes.
Before arriving at Marquette in November of 2012, Reed spent four years at Big South member Radford University, including two as the Director of Athletic Multimedia Services for the Highlanders. Reed developed RU's in-house video operation from the ground up, directing streaming 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) programs, and was also a part of the department's senior staff. Away from athletics, Reed also served as an adjunct instructor at RU and worked with the school's New Student Programs.
In addition to creating video content, Reed's time at Radford also included serving as the broadcast play-by-play voice of Highlanders baseball and women's basketball.
Prior to working at Radford, Reed worked in the news and sports departments of Columbia, S.C.'s WLTX-TV (CBS) for two years. At WLTX, he helped produce the station's weekly high school and college football shows, in addition to work as an assignment editor and web content producer.
Reed began his career in collegiate athletics as a Sports Information Intern at Johns Hopkins University in Baltimore. He also worked on the game day Media Relations staff for the NFL's Baltimore Ravens.
A native of Roanoke, Va., Reed attended James Madison University in Harrisonburg, Va. and graduated in 2005 from JMU's School of Media Arts and Design (SMAD). While a student at JMU, Reed worked for three years in the Sports Media Relations department for the Dukes.