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San Diego press kits, story ideas, high resolution images, and news releases are among the variety of services and assistance available for members of the press who are researching stories on any aspect of the San Diego region.

Public Relations

The San Diego Tourism Authority's Public Relations Department provides assistance to working press filing stories about the San Diego region as a leisure travel and meeting and convention destination. The department offers a variety of materials and services for print and electronic travel media.

Press materials, including story ideas, a San Diego Press Kit and current news releases, are distributed regularly to over 1,000 media outlets nationwide and are available upon request. The department also maintains a library with hundreds of high-res digital images and a selction of b-roll video footage of the destination. Additionally, the department offers a Media Hosting Program for travel media on assignment visiting the San Diego region to do research for a story. Contact for photo and press kit requests.


Contacts for media located in the United States, Canada and Mexico:

  • Candice Eley, Director of Public Relations, 619.557.2889,
  • Robert Arends, Public Relations Manager, 619.557.2834,
  • Edna J. Gutierrez, Public Relations Manager, 619.557.2887
  • Sarah Weinberg-Scalo, Public Relations Coordinator, 619.557.2838,

Contacts for media located outside of North America:

  • Joe Timko, International Marketing Manager, 619-557-2812,
  • Yaseman, Pourhashemi, International Marketing Coordinator, 619-557-2830,

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