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Media Advisory: Steve McNair Funeral Set for Saturday, July 11 in Hattiesburg PDF Print E-mail
Wednesday, July 08, 2009
Contact Jana Bryant, 601.266.4497   

News Editors, Directors 

WHAT: Funeral service for Steve McNair  

WHERE: Reed Green Coliseum, The University of Southern Mississippi, Hattiesburg, Miss. 

WHEN: 11 a.m., Saturday, July 11, 2009 

SPECIFICS: Members of the media who are interested in covering the funeral service for former professional football player and Mt. Olive native Steve McNair are required to obtain credentials to do so. 

To request credentials: Fax a letter of request written on the new organizationís letterhead to 601-266-4357, attn: Jana Bryant or send an e-mail request to This email address is being protected from spam bots, you need Javascript enabled to view it or This email address is being protected from spam bots, you need Javascript enabled to view it  

Credential pickup: Photo identification will be required in order to pick up credentials at one of these times and locations: 
--  In the Marketing and Public Relations Office in College Hall, Suite 210 on Friday, July 10, from 9 a.m. - 4 p.m.
--  At the entrance to Pete Taylor Park baseball field on Saturday, July 11, from 8-9 a.m.

Broadcast media: Major networks have inquired about the possibility of providing a single video feed from the service that will be made available to other interested outlets. We will provide details on this situation as soon as they become available. 

Still Photographers: News photographers may shoot from the designated photo area in Reed Green Coliseum during the service.  

Media Parking: Designated parking for all members of the media and satellite trucks is available at the Pete Taylor Park baseball facility, located on Fourth St., directly across from Reed Green Coliseum.

Wireless access is available for media who request it in advance when requesting credentials. All credentialed media will be admitted to Reed Green Coliseum by 10:45 a.m. and will be seated in a designated area for the duration of the service. A working area for media will be available following the service at the Pete Taylor Park press box, located on the third level of the baseball field.  

CONTACT: Jana Bryant, 601.266.4497 or 601.549.1124, Jack Duggan, 601.266.4503, David Tisdale, 601.266.4499.  
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