Please read the following guidelines regarding media credentials for Seafair Weekend 2020. By submitting your application you are acknowledging that you have read and understand the requirements and agree to the terms and conditions outlined below. Applications must be filled out completely to be considered.
Please do not contact us with questions regarding the status of your application. All applicants will be contacted by middle of July with confirmation or denial of their requests.
NOT ALL APPLICATIONS WILL BE APPROVED.
Media credentials and photo passes are limited; please remember this is only a request.
ALL APPLICATIONS MUST BE SUBMITTED BY FRIDAY, JULY 17, 2020.
Applications received after July 17, 2020 will be considered on a case by case basis. Applicants will be notified of their status by mid-July.
YOU MUST BE ON ASSIGNMENT TO COVER SEAFAIR WEEKEND.
You must have a confirmed assignment to cover Seafair Weekend. Media credentials and photo passes will not be provided for spec photography, freelance writers not on assignment or portfolio photographers.
CREDENTIALS ARE FOR MEDIA REPRESENTATIVES ONLY.
Personal assistants, associates, guests or other similar staff employed by media outlets do not qualify for media credentials. Guests or family members traveling or attending with journalists do not qualify for media credentials.
Seafair defines “Media” as journalists, photographers, editors or producers who have a verified and specific editorial assignment to cover the festival for a specific, recognized media outlet (print, online, radio, TV) that generates original articles or reviews about the festival.
National Media Outlets
Everyone interested in covering Seafair Weekend must complete the official application form and requirements. All applications are carefully screened.
Bloggers must provide specific information about their site in the description section of the application. Credentials for bloggers are extremely limited and will be evaluated closely.
Freelance Print Media
We will not accept applications from freelance writers or photographers who are not on a confirmed assignment. An editor’s letter must be emailed to firstname.lastname@example.org on publication letterhead at the same time as your application or it will not be considered.
Photographers must be on assignment. All applications are carefully screened. No spec photography, portfolio photography or personal website photography.