Visalia in the News
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To obtain any high resolution images, request a familiarization tour or story ideas document for Visalia and Sequoia/Kings Canyon National Parks, please contact:
Suzanne Bianco,Tourism and Marketing Manager
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Individual Press Tour Request
- 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.