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    Suzanne Bianco,Tourism and Marketing Manager
    Office: 559-334-0141
    Email:Suzanne@visitvisalia.org

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    Individual Press Tour Request

    Please supply:

    • Name(s) of journalist and/or photographer
    • Mailing address
    • Telephone number, fax number, e-mail, etc.
    • Brief biographical sketch
    • Two editorial clips
    • Name of targeted publication(s)
    • Arrival date, length of visit, departure date
    • Types of activities or special interest/focus of story/special requests

    The CVB will provide the following services to approved travel writers:

    • Press Pass: The CVB will offer passes for writers and photographers who meet the qualifications as outlined above. Costs incurred by family members and/or friends traveling with a writer will be paid for by the writer.
    • Accommodations: The CVB will provide complimentary rooms for pre-approved writers on assignment. If the writer is not on assignment, it is up to the individual property to decide if services will be complimentary or at a reduced rate. Accommodations are subject to availability.
    • Photographic Images: The CVB will be happy to supply access to a photo library should the writer need pictures to accompany a story.
    • Meals are sometimes provided by the CVB, upon request of the writer.