Virginia Tech Athletics Department
Merryman Athletic Center
165 Spring Rd.
Blacksburg, VA 24061
Responsibilities: As a graphic artist and video producer for Hokievision, Caligiuri produces video and motion graphics for game-day entertainment. She also coordinates and directs HokiesXtra and ESPN3 live web broadcasts across every sport and produces content for Hokiesports.com, the athletics department’s website.
Joined VT Athletics Staff: 2009
At Virginia Tech: Caligiuri began her employment with Tech athletics as a student working closely with the football program shooting and editing practice and game film. Her position has evolved to embrace her creative abilities through production and design for Hokievision. Her favorite yearly project is directing, shooting, and editing the “Enter Sandman” video for the football team’s entrance. She also oversees the video needs of women’s soccer, lacrosse, cross country, track and field, women’s tennis and strength and conditioning.
Prior to Virginia Tech: Caligiuri began her tenure with the video office during her freshman year in the spring of 2005. She spent her undergraduate career shooting and editing coaches video, producing highlight videos and feature pieces, and technical directing video board productions on football and basketball game days. She continued her time with Hokievision as a graduate student, and she was hired full time upon graduating in 2009. She also interned in the promotions department at Virgin Records in New York City and served as a campus marketing representative for Platform-1 Entertainment.
Education: Virginia Tech, Summa Cum Laude, 2008 (B.A. in print and electronic journalism); Virginia Tech, 2009 (M.S. in education). Currently working on a M.A. in instructional technology and design.
Personal: Caligiuri grew up in Pennsylvania, Maryland, Delaware and Florida, and while she is a beach girl, she considers the mountains of Virginia her home. In her free time, she enjoys painting, photography, hiking and traveling. She has been to 49 states and weekends away from work are spent traveling wherever the wind takes her, often to see her adorable nephews, Nicolo and Matteo, or on the hiking trails around the Appalachian Mountains.