Randy Pope

Randy Pope
Senior Vice President
Email Randy
P: 816-822-3231
F: 816-822-3517

Leading-Edge Media Facilities

Leading-Edge Media Facilities

The media business is all about being first first with a story, first on the air, first in changing technology.

Burns & McDonnell's in-house expertise can help you create the facility to keep you on the leading edge.

An Unparalleled Team in Media Facility Design and Construction

Burns & McDonnell has built a team of the nation’s top experts in newspaper and broadcast facilities.

Our in-house expertise in planning, architecture, engineering, construction, environmental services, business planning and financing provides unique qualifications that satisfy the complex needs of companies for new construction or renovation.

The Commitment of Ownership

Burns & McDonnell, a century-old organization, attributes much of its solid growth and financial standing to an award-winning employee-ownership program that began in 1986. This is not token ownership. Employee-owners are deeply invested in the success of our clients, a dedication reflected in our work ethic and resulting client loyalty.

National Representation, Central Leadership

Our nationwide network of regional offices ensures local knowledge and involvement, regardless of the project locale. The centrally located design and construction organization is staffed with all disciplines and specialties, including business planning; financing and leasing; site location; environmental; geotechnical; energy; infrastructure; telecommunications; and security design. This complete roster of in-house experts means that the media facilities team provides consistent, high-quality service to clients, project after project.

Committed Industry Professionals

The combined experience of the Burns & McDonnell media facilities team demonstrates our commitment to the newspaper and broadcast media. As the industry faces changes unlike those of any period in history, we are committed to putting our clients on the leading edge.


  • Architects
  • Engineers
  • Structural
  • Mechanical
  • Electrical
  • Process
  • Civil
  • Geotechnical
  • Environmental

Scientists and Specialists

  • Geology
  • Hydrology
  • Energy audits
  • Industrial hygiene
  • Safety and health
  • Business and planning
  • Security design
  • Environmental permitting

Design-Build Experts

  • Cost control
  • Procurement
  • Safety programs
  • Scheduling
  • Expediting
  • Value engineering
  • Construction management
  • Quality assurance

Project Financing

  • Financial advisory services
  • Equipment leases
  • Operating leases
  • Capital leases
  • Third-party financed, build-to-suit and transfer
  • Third-party financed and owned, build-to-suit and lease-backs