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Media Registration opening Februrary 2020
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National Press Club Definition of a Member of the Working Press:
- Work as a:
- Reporter, editor, writer, publisher
- Editorial or news cartoonist or artist
- News photographer or videographer
- Producer, president or general manager
- Librarian, Web master or other editorial employee
- For a publication, news service, broadcast outlet or news Internet site that is:
- Regularly issued
- Supported by advertising or paid subscriptions or published or funded by a non-profit organization
- Operated with editorial independence from any political, governmental, commercial or special interest
- Not a house organ of any organization or movement
- Published primarily for the dissemination of news
- Teach journalism at the college level as your primary professional activity and are an instructor, professor or dean
- Are principally a non-fiction author whose work has been published by a commercial printing house
IMTS Photography / Video Guidelines
- Your visit must be coordinated through the Media Center which is located in Room N426.
- Photography and video are allowed in the common areas.
- If you are contracted by an exhibitor, you may only photograph or take video of that exhibitor’s booth and of the common areas. Any utility requirements should be coordinated through the exhibitor with whom you have contracted.
- In general, you must obtain written permission and release (you provide the release forms) from the exhibitor(s) before any photography or video is taken of a booth.
- Handheld equipment only – this is a working trade show and setup in aisles or common areas is not recommended.
- In common areas, any power arrangements (other than those established with your client) must be coordinated with McCormick Place union labor.
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