Event and Studio Rentals

Located centrally on Columbia University’s Morningside Campus, Pulitzer Hall, the home of Columbia's Journalism School, welcomes rental requests for assembly rooms, classroom space and broadcast studios.

Assembly Rooms & Classroom Space

Pulitzer Hall can accommodate a variety of events for up to 250 attendees in an individual room. Get more information about our spaces:

Journalism School students need to go through the Dean of Students office to submit event request forms.

Broadcast Studio Rentals

Video Production Studio / Live Shots

The Columbia J‐School broadcast studio is available for use by both students and organizations. Live interviews and a variety of video production projects can be hosted in this facility.

Features include:

  • 30' x 30' studio space
  • 15' wide green screen
  • limbo curtain
  • seamless paper backdrops
  • HD green screen keyer
  • Level3 Vyvx 1.5 GB HD fiber service
  • Telos digital hybrids
  • IFB
  • Grass Valley K2 Summit 4 channel HD record/playback
  • Tricaster 460
  • full compliment of audio/lighting/grip
  • Canon C‐100 and Sony EX‐1 cameras
  • teleprompters

Our Level3 Vyvx 1.5 GB HD fiber loop connects us to all major networks in the New York metro area and a potential global audience through Level3's extensive fiber, satellite, and IP networks.


Studio live shot/single HD camera/green screen or plasma backdrop/Vyvx uncompressed HD delivery to NY POP (client responsible for any additional transmission costs):

$500/hour (1 hour minimum)
$125 per 1/4 hour (2nd hour)
$75 per 1/4 hour (additional hours)

Vyxx Details

Circuit ID: 32TBSG115504NY

Vyvx VBUS: 66324

Vyvx NOC: 800‐888‐6771

ISDN Audio Production / Live Interviews

The ISDN audio studio is available for live interviews and a variety of audio production projects for both students and organizations.

The ISDN facility features:

  • AXIA digital IP consoles
  • 4 mic stations with remote monitoring
  • local record/playback capability
  • Telos Zephyr
  • Telos One digital hybrids
  • multiple phone lines

Our standard business hours are 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. Monday through Friday, but weekend and extended hours may be available upon request. Please call 212‐854‐0160 for scheduling.


ISDN or Local Record/FTP sessions are priced on a per hour basis:

$200 per hour (1 hour minimum)
$50 per 1/4 hour (2nd hour)
$25 per 1/4 hour (additional hours)


Media Services staff: 212‐851-2741

Director of Broadcast Technology: Jim Bittel 212-854‐0160

Studio Rental Request Form: