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Media Assistance

Looking For A Different Angle? Need Help Finding Your Next Story? South Dakota is full of great travel stories just waiting to be discovered. Contact the South Dakota Department of Tourism at 605-773-3301 or e-mail us at [email protected].

 

Media/Press Tours

Media with assignments may be eligible to receive special cost-deferred trips to South Dakota destinations to experience South Dakota destinations to experience our visitor attractions firsthand. If interested in learning more about this opportunity, please complete and submit the Independent Media Visit Request Form to allow us to process your request. The completed form may be emailed to [email protected] or mailed to the South Dakota Department of Tourism, 711 E Wells Avenue, Pierre, SD 57501.

Independent Media Visit Request Form (PDF)

 

Media ListServ

Writers can join our mailing list and receive our press releases (these are primarily intended for local South Dakota media). Sign up today to keep up-to-date on the latest news from the South Dakota Department of Tourism, key travel and tourism events, and releases reporting on the economic impact of tourism.

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Publications

A number of our publications are available for download on our Request Free Vacation Guide page on TravelSouthDakota.com and others can be requested via the form on the same page. Writers and journalists needing additional information to support your stories are also welcome to contact us directly.

Request a Free South Dakota Vacation Guide

 

Global Media & Public Relations Team
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Katlyn Svendsen
Global Media & Public Relations Director
  • Directs the overall public relations strategy
  • Hostings (domestic and international)
  • Lead spokesperson and media correspondent
  • National Travel & Tourism Week
  • South Dakota Newsroom (MediaSD.com)
Katlyn Svendsen
Global Media & Public Relations Director
Steph Palmer
Stephanie Palmer
Social Media Manager & Global Media Representative
  • Manages all Global Marketing social media efforts
  • Maintains brand voice across digital and social channels
  • Supports Global Marketing content efforts
Stephanie Palmer
Social Media Manager & Global Media Representative
Ciara Rounds
Ciara Forest
Global Media & Public Relations Representative
  • Supports the public relations strategy
  • Hostings (domestic and international)
  • Lead familiarization tour coordinator
  • Internal Communication
  • South Dakota Newsroom (MediaSD.com)
Ciara Forest
Global Media & Public Relations Representative

South Dakota Department of Tourism Newsroom