The Office of Electronic Media Communications supports and advances the University and its mission through high end, content driven video and electronic media production.
EMC’s communications specialists have years of experience in their respective fields. EMC matches this know-how with cutting edge video capability and state-of- the-art electronic communications resources. Our staff personifies the Syracuse University’s “can-do spirit.”
EMC maintains long standing relationships with the major networks, entertainment industry and world class production resources. This has resulted in many opportunities for national exposure and advancement for the University including the broadcast of professor George Saunder’s The Book of Saunders on PBS, facilitation of the Universal Pictures/Syracuse University world premiere of the motion picture The Express, The HBO/Sports Media Center screening of the documentary Glickman and the PBS production of Koppel/Langella: One on One at Syracuse Stage, the creation of a SU related TV spot for the Winter Olympics, live network TV appearances of University faculty and staff, to name a few. Whether it’s interviewing Colin Powell at 30 Rock or Tina Fey at Silvercup Studios, relationships and networking help make for a good production.
For SU productions, EMC has brought back video footage from China, Japan, England and the Winter Olympics. We’ve been on the tarmac at JFK as the Concorde took off, shot the Dead Sea Scrolls at the Field Museum, been “on location” at the White House, Rockefeller Center, NASA’s Houston Space Center, Paley Center, Bloomberg, HBO Studios, The New York Stock Exchange, Dreamworks and the back lots of Universal Studios and Warner Brothers. Our crews have filmed out of helicopters, SkyCranes and jets, uplinked international television shows, produced live telecasts seen on CNN, broadcast SU’s commencement ceremonies and streamed webcasts of University events live over the Internet. As a testament to production quality, we’ve shot for Disney/ABC, Warner Brothers, ESPN, CNN and NBC. Our video productions have been hosted by SU alums such as 60 Minutes’ Steve Kroft, NBC’s Bob Costas, CBS’s Marv Albert, TV legend Dick Clark, ESPN’s Mike Tirico, columnist William Safire, actress and singer Vanessa Williams, Academy Award nominee Frank Langella and Fox Sports’ Dick Stockton.
It’s always a challenge to meet tight deadlines and keep quality high. But EMC has consistently performed with the best and in the process has had opportunities to shoot and interview leaders, personalities and alumni for Syracuse University like Betsey Johnson, Mike Tirico, Aaron Sorkin, Mike Wallace, Joe Biden, Jim Brown, Stephen Colbert, Mary Karr, Gay Talese, Anthony Bourdain, Tom Arnold, Ron Howard, Jerry Stiller, Anne Meara, Floyd Little, Ken Burns, Hillary Clinton, Colin Powell, Ted Koppel, David Levy, Arianna Huffington, Ellie Wiesel, Jim Brown, Tina Fey, Ron Howard, Tina Brown, Ralph Lauren, Brian Williams, Graydon Carter, Jessie Jackson, Taye Diggs, George Saunders, Joe Namath, Red Auerbach, Marty Glickman, Andrew Young, Oliver Stone, Martin Luther King Jr., Barbara Walters, Don Hewitt, Steve Burke, Edward Olmos, Jeff Katzenberg, Donny Deutsch, Gil Cates, Shirley MacLaine, Danny Devito, Sherry Lansing, Marcy Carsey, Henry Kissinger, Brian Dennehy, Ed Harris, Chuck Hagel, Doris Kearns Goodwin, David McCullough, Peter Bart, Meredith Vieira, Fred Silverman, Red Auerbach, Hillary Clinton, Bill Maher, Suzanne dePasse, Carmelo Anthony, Rupert Murdoch, Diane Sawyer, Katie Couric, Dave Bing, Spike Lee, Thomas Pickering, Ron Meyer, Barry Diller, Liz Smith, Jay Oliva, Marty Bandier, Jim Boeheim, David McCullough, Lena Dunham, Eileen Collins, Joe Namath, Marty Glickman, Dick Schaap, Brian Grazer, Jerry Bruckheimer, Kathy Switzer, Ben Schwartzwalder, Bill Maher, Omar Benson Miller, Spike Lee, Irwin Winkler, Arthur Rock, John Malone, Ryan Seacrest, Jill Abramson, Bill Maher and others.