Patrick Reed is in his fifth 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 and media partners. His work at Marquette has included co-producing and narrating Inside Marquette Basketball on Spectrum Sports and serving as a producer on the Cenennial Hoopla - Celebrating 100 Years of Marquette Basketball in June 2017.
Along with production work, Reed also has extensive experience broadcasting live sporting events. He has worked as a play-by-play announcer for FS1, FOX Sports Net, the BIG EAST Conference and Spectrum Sports Wisconsin covering a variety of sports, including lacrosse, football, basketball, soccer, volleyball and ice hockey.
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 and the 117th U.S. Open at Erin Hills in 2017.
Before arriving in 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 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).