Welcome Journalists!

Visit Annapolis & Anne Arundel County (VAAAC) is dedicated to providing you with the information and assistance you need – when you need them.

Media Support

In search of a compelling story angle? Checking facts on deadline? Need videos/stills immediately? We can help! Whether you tap into the resources of our online media room – or reach out to us by phone or email, we’re standing by, ready to assist with leads, suggested itineraries, and the latest news on what’s new in Annapolis and Anne Arundel County.

Our goal is to help you pitch stellar stories and deliver impressive products on time and within budget. Let us be your right hand, your go-to resource for all things Annapolis and Anne Arundel County.


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Whether you're a journalist, a meeting planner, a content creator, or a VAAAC partner, we want you to use the very best photos to help attract travelers to Anne Arundel County. Use this free resource to showcase the beauty of Annapolis and Anne Arundel County.

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Request Media Hosting

Annapolis & Anne Arundel County (VAAAC) offers a Travel Media Hosting Program for qualified travel media journalists who are developing feature stories and/or editorial coverage of the destination. The hosting program is available to staff travel writers and editors, freelance travel journalists on assignment and representatives of travel-related television, radio and online programs.

Depending on the nature of the assignment, VAAAC may assist with accommodations, suggested itineraries, passes to attractions and more. Arrangements are provided at the discretion of VAAAC member/partner businesses and are subject to the availability and interest of participating businesses and organizations. In instances where blackout periods are in effect, press rates may be necessary, especially for accommodations.

Please allow six to eight weeks advance notice when requesting media hosting and itinerary assistance.

Request Assistance

If you have a particular request, kindly utilize our Press Inquiries button above to furnish the necessary information. This will enable us to offer you more precise assistance with your editorial and image requirements.

For other inquiries, feel free to reach out below.

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Brandi McKeating Assistant Director of Communications