Dana-Farber Cancer Institute's Department of Communications is available to assist with questions regarding Institute research and care initiatives, locating an expert in a certain area of clinical or research expertise, or obtaining more information about a news event or release.
Journalists are welcome at Dana-Farber. To arrange an interview, videotaping session or photo shoot, please contact the Department of Communications at 617-632-4090 and speak with a member of the media relations team. Dana-Farber requires advance notice from media representatives to coordinate the visit, including parking arrangements and the participation of interview subjects. To maintain patient confidentiality and privacy, a Communications staff person is required to accompany reporters, film crews and photographers during their time at Dana-Farber.
Please contact us first if you would like to speak with a specific physician or researcher, or if you are looking for an expert in a certain area, we will arrange your interview. You may also sign up to receive the latest press releases by email.
Our office hours are Monday-Friday, 8:30 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. For after-hours and weekend assistance, contact Dana-Farber Cancer Institute's page operator at 617-632-3737 and ask for the Communications staff member on-call. Our fax number is 617-632-5520.
Bill SchallerDirector of Media Relations617email@example.com
Molly McHaleAssociate Director of Media Relations617firstname.lastname@example.org
Anne DoerrMedia Manager617email@example.com
Teresa HerbertSenior Media Relations Specialist617firstname.lastname@example.org
Chris IngallsVideo and News Coordinator617email@example.com
Robbin RaySenior Media Relations Specialist617firstname.lastname@example.org
Senior Media Relations Specialist
Dana-Farber Cancer Institute offers live broadcast interviews any time news happens.
DFCI's broadcast quality television studio includes a VideoLink ReadyCam™ system, which helps provide faster, easier access to some of the nation's leading cancer specialists and scientists. Whether it's breaking news or a landmark clinical trial, you can now interview our experts on camera without ever leaving your station. Fiber optic and satellite capabilities allow top cancer doctors and researchers to do live or taped interviews for your news broadcast, any time, anywhere.
The studio is fully equipped with a broadcast lighting grid and a designated robotic camera that is operated remotely from VideoLink's broadcast center, located in Newton, Massachusetts. The camera has pan/tilt capabilities, providing the flexibility of a one-on-one interview, or an interview with two experts. The studio has several settings, offering an office look or a more clinical setting, complete with an X-ray light box as a backdrop.
Dana-Farber has a dedicated fiber optic link to Vyvx. This allows a direct connection from our studio to your control room.
The ReadyCam™ is remotely controlled by technicians at VideoLink.
Satellite uplink capabilities are also available.
For more information or to contact the Dana-Farber Media Relations team to book the studio for expert interviews, please call 617-632-4090 or email email@example.com or firstname.lastname@example.org.
If calling after business hours, please contact the page operator at 617-632-3737.
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