BBC World News broadcast live from the balcony of Brennan Hall, University of Scranton. Ted Tait, an alumnus of Scranton, was chief engineer at BBC, Washington, D.C. Bureau. He was one of the BBC crew that broadcast live reports from the Rose Room in Brennan Hall on the campus of The University Of Scranton.
Jean Harris, University of Scranton , Professor of Political Science was interviewed by Laura Trevelyan of BBC World News America during the broadcast.
Students Alexander Nunez of Hackettstown (New Jersey) and Kelly Nee of Hopatcong (New Jersey), both majors in journalism and electronic media, were the student ambassadors. Nee also serves the role of editor in The Aquinas Scranton’s student newspaper
. The University’s Public Relation Intern, Edward Fargis from Ho Ho Kus (New Jersey), was also present. Rev. S.J. Joseph Marina visited the BBC team during an interruption in broadcasting.