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The Austin Peay Sports Information Office, in conjunction with NeuLion, presents official information on Austin Peay Athletics at its official site, LetsGoPeay.com which also may be reached at APSUGovernors.com.

The primary purpose of the Austin Peay Sports Information Office is to serve as liaison between APSU athletics' administration, coaches and student-athletes and the local, state and national media.

To facilitate the requests of APSU officials and athletes as well as print and electronic media in order to ensure the best possible media coverage of APSU's 15 varsity sports. The department provides a wide range of other services to meet the ever-growing needs of media covering collegiate sports, as well as to assist other information-seeking organizations and individuals. In addition, the department serves as the chief public relations branch of APSU athletics, keeping image a top priority in its dealings with media, fans and others wishing to learn more about APSU athletics and its people.

Contact Information
Sports Information Office
Austin Peay Athletics Department
P.O. Box 4515
Clarksville, TN 37044
Fax: (931) 221-7562

Sports Information Staff Directory
Staff Member Sports Responsibilities Phone Email

Brad Kirtley
Football, Basketball (M), Golf (M/W) (931) 221-6561

Cody Bush
Volleyball, Basketball (W), Baseball (931) 221-7561

Colby Wilson
Soccer (W), Cross Country (M/W),
Tennis (M/W), Track & Field, Softball
(931) 221-6562

Austin Peay Athletics Media Policies
Media wanting to interview Austin Peay State University student-athletes, coaches or staff must contact the sports information office, which will arrange the interview.

The best time to conduct interviews with student-athletes is before or after practice sessions, which vary by team, as do rules for interviewing at each team's practice – please check with the sports information office for more information about a specific sport.

Media that attend a practice session are asked to keep their distance from the action and not to talk to student-athletes or coaches while practice is occurring. A sports information office staff member will assist you in interviews at the pre-designated time. Team meetings before, during or after practice are private and not accessible to the media.

Interviews that cannot be conducted at that time will be arranged around the student-athlete or coach's schedule. At no time will a student-athlete's phone number or other contact information be give out and media are asked not to call, e-mail or contact players and coaches via phone, e-mail, through social networking website (i.e., Facebook, Twitter) or ask for their contact information.

It is requested that media give the sports information office enough advanced warning when they want to (a) arrange an interview or (b) attend a practice. Last minute interview requests cannot be guaranteed to be honored.

Post-game interviews following home contests are also handled through the sports information office. After a 10-minute cooling off period, coaches and requested student-athletes will be brought to the designated interview area for that sport. Locker rooms following contests are closed to the media.

The media relations office will do everything to respect the requests of the media and it is expected that the media respect the policies set forth by the sports information office.

Austin Peay Local Media List
Media Partner Website Phone
Print Media    
The Leaf-Chronicle - Clarksville http://www.theleafchronicle.com/ (931) 552-1808
The Tennessean - Nashville http://www.tennessean.com/ (615) 259-8000
Kentucky New Era - Hopkinsville (Ky.) http://www.kentuckynewera.com/ (270) 886-4444
The All-State - Clarksville (Student) http://www.theallstate.com/ (931) 221-7376
     
Local Radio    
WVRY 105.1 FM
(Govs Radio Network Flagship)
http://www.solidgospel105.com/
WJZM 1400 AM http://www.wjzm.com/ (931) 645-6414
WKFN 540 AM
(Govs Radio Network Affiliate)
http://www.5starraduogroup.com (931) 648-7720
     
Local Television [Clarksville Charter Channel]    
WKRN - Nashville - ABC [2] http://www.wkrn.com/ (615) 259-2200
WSMV - Nashville - NBC [4] http://www.wsmv.com/ (615) 353-4444
WTVF - Nashville - CBS [5] http://www.wtvf.com/ (615) 244-5000
WZTV - Nashville - FOX [7] http://www.wztv.com/ (615) 259-5617
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