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'Voice of the Hokies' Bill Roth '87 to visit SU April 26

April 20, 2012

Wendy S. Loughlin
(315) 443-2785

Bill Roth ’87, lead play-by-play announcer for Virginia Tech (VT), will visit Syracuse University April 26 as a guest of the student chapter of the National Sportscasters and Sportswriters Association. He will speak at 7 p.m. in the Halmi Screening Room, 141 Newhouse 3. Follow on Twitter at #NSSARoth.

Roth, an alumnus of the Newhouse School, has worked for VT for more than two decades. He is the lead play-by-play announcer for football and basketball and also hosts a radio show about the VT Hokies.

Roth earned a degree in broadcast journalism from Newhouse. As a student, he was awarded the Robert Costas Scholarship in 1986 and called games for WAER.

The event is free and open to the public. Parking is available in SU pay lots. For more information, contact Priyanka Vohra at

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