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Media FAQs

Have questions about your article, show, story, or other media spotlight on the Rocket City? We've got you covered! Below are some of the most frequently asked questions we get from the media. If your question isn't answered here, feel free to contact Marketing Manager Kristen Pepper at kristen@huntsville.org. 

Media Materials

Can you assist with setting up interviews? Yes. Please contact our marketing team to secure a CVB spokesperson or to be connected with the appropriate party. 

Do you provide destination photography and b-roll for media use? Yes, we make visual assets available for working media, convention promotion or non-commercial usage. If you are unsure if your project qualifies under these guidelines, please contact contact Charles Winters at 256-551-2235 or cwinters@huntsville.org

How should the CVB be credited for these materials?  We request that you credit all materials to the Huntsville/Madison County CVB or huntsville.org as space allows. Appropriate photographer credit is included where applicable.

Press Trips

Do you provide media assistance to traveling journalists? We receive many requests from journalists worldwide, and we do our best to assist with as many as feasibly possible. To allow sufficient time for partner approval, a minimum of two weeks’ notice is required for all press visits. Priority is given to journalists traveling on assignment. Complimentary or media rate arrangements are at the discretion of our members and may not always be available. Priority is given to journalists traveling on assignment. Bloggers and Internet media: traffic analytics may be requested to help us evaluate collaboration opportunities. 

I like to explore destinations with my family or spouse. Is that okay? Our primary goal is assisting working press. Accommodating spouses, children and visitors accompanying working press is at the discretion of the CVB and our partners. 

Where can I find itineraries or story ideas? Huntsville.org provides a wealth of ideas for stories and itineraries. Explore our Itineraries or Story Ideas sections for more information.

About Huntsville 

How many visitors does Huntsville/Madison County receive each year? Our latest research shows that Huntsville/Madison County welcomed a record 3.2 million visitors in 2017. For more information on the economic impact of travel & tourism in Madison County, check out our economic impact card.

How do I access Redstone Arsenal and the NASA Marshall Space Flight Center? Neither the Arsenal nor the NASA base is open to the general public. Visit Redstone Arsenal's website for visitor policy.

Miscellaneous

I’d like to share a recent story featuring Huntsville/Madison County. Where should I send it? We love seeing stories about the Rocket City. If it's digital, shoot us an email at kristen@huntsville.org. Send print press clippings to the address below:

Huntsville/Madison County Convention & Visitors Bureau
c/o Kristen Pepper
500 Church Street NW, Suite One
Huntsville, AL 35801

 

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