Pool Media Access ONLY for Memorial Service for Xinran Ji

August 1, 2014

Contact and RSVP: USC Media Relations at (213) 740-2215 or edwardnh@usc.edu.

WHAT: Memorial service for USC graduate student Xinran Ji

WHO: Family, friends and classmates of Xinran Ji, USC Provost and Senior Vice President of Academic Affairs Elizabeth Garrett, USC Viterbi School of Engineering Dean Yannis Yortsos and the USC Dean of Religious Life Varun Soni gather to remember Xinran Ji.

WHEN: Friday, August 1, 2 p.m. for pool assignments. Pool assignments will be made on location. Any members of the media wishing to serve in a pool are asked to meet media relations representatives from USC and LAPD on the west side of Newman Hall.

The memorial service begins at 3:00 p.m.

WHERE: Newman Hall, USC University Park Campus

Print reporters should enter and park through Gate 3 on Figueroa south of Jefferson. Newman Hall is on Childs Way near the center of campus, just east of Trousdale Parkway.

Campus map: http://web-app.usc.edu/maps/#upc/

RSVP for pool participation and TV news van parking access


• Coverage of the memorial service to be provided ONLY by live pool video feed, one pool radio reporter, two pool still photographers (English and Chinese), and two pool print media (English and Chinese). The live pool video will be provided by USC Cultural Relations and University Events. The throw from the stage to the media area is approximately 100 feet.

• No other members of the media will be allowed into the memorial service. Audio and video feeds will be provided to media and streamed live outside the venue.

• Live feeds will not be accommodated.

• USC appreciates the media’s discretion and tact as the student’s family and the entire Trojan Family mourn his passing and pay tribute to the life of Xinran Ji.