Sky Office Address 5500 W Howard Skokie, IL 60077 Sky Training FacilitySachs Recreation Center 455 Lake Cook Road, Deerfield, IL 60015 Telephone(847) 572-2600 Home CourtAllstate Arena 6920 Mannheim Road Rosemont, IL 60018 Websitewww.chicagosky.net Public Address Announcer Ray Clay Media & Communications CoordinatorStephanie Perleberg 312.994.5984 firstname.lastname@example.org
Credentials may be requested by calling the media relations department 24 hours prior to the game. Credentials are issued to accredited members of the media who are on assignment to cover a specific game. Please confirm your credential request prior to arriving at the game. Credentials should be used for work at all times and are non-transferable. Unauthorized use of a credential may subject the bearer to ejection from the arena and forfeiture of the credential. Credentials must be worn and visible at all times. Those using WNBA season working media passes for admission must also call Sky media relations to arrange seating.
Media should enter at the North Media Entrance. Doors will open 90 minutes prior to tip-off. Please collect your credentials and check-in at the media table.
Telephones are provided in the media workroom and on a limited basis at courtside. If you need a dedicated phone line, call the media relations department to make arrangements.
Media seating is located on press row and courtside. Please do not switch seating without the approval from a member of the public relations department.
Game Notes and Statistics
Game notes, rosters, etc. are available in the press room 2-1/2 hours prior to game time. Statistics are distributed to the working media twice during each half, as well as half-time and post-game. Post-game quotes and notes are distributed as quickly as possible following the game.
Pre- and Post-Game Interviews
In accordance with WNBA policy, the Sky and visitor locker rooms will be open to members of the media for 30 minutes ending one hour before the start of the game. Locker rooms are re-opened to the media after the game, following a 10-minute cooling down period, and will remain open for 30 minutes. Players and coaches are available for interviews at those times. Only working members of the press with valid credentials will be admitted to the locker rooms. ABSOLUTELY NO PHOTOGRAPHS ALLOWED IN THE LOCKER ROOM. Player and coaches may also come to the press room for post-game interviews.
The Sky will conduct practices at Sachs Recreation Center 455 Lake Cook Road, Deerfield, IL 60015. The final 30 minutes of each practice will be open to the media, with players and coaches available for brief interviews immediately following practice. Please contact the Sky Media Relations Department to rsvp and confirm practice times, sites and the availability of players and coaches.
Any interview requests that require special accommodations should be made ahead of time by calling Stephanie Perleberg at 312-994-5984.