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Working media must register in advance for the 2013 festival. Please visit latfobpress.eventbrite.com to apply for media credentials. Deadline for registration is 6pm PDT Monday, April 8, 2013. THERE WILL BE NO WALK-UP, DAY-OF REGISTRATION
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Visit here to apply for media credentials. Deadline for registration is 6pm PDT Monday, April 8, 2013. THERE WILL BE NO WALK-UP, DAY-OF REGISTRATION.
Previous accreditation does not guarantee the issuance of media credentials for this or any future Los Angeles Times special event. All applications submitted will be reviewed for approval.
If approved, all members of the media will be required to show a valid photo ID and business card. We reserve the right to request proof of assignment or examples of recent bylined work.
Acceptable Forms of Photo Identification
Apply for media credentials here. Deadline for registration is 6pm PDT Monday, April 8, 2013. THERE WILL BE NO WALK-UP, DAY-OF REGISTRATION.
All media credential applications will be reviewed upon completion and if approved confirmation will be provided in a separate email 1 week prior to the Festival with pickup instructions.
News media requiring additional information about the Los Angeles Times Festival of Books or Los Angeles Times Book Prizes should e-mail FOBpress@rogersandcowan.com.
If approved, confirmation emails will be distributed with details on credential pickup for ONSITE pickup this year throughout the two days of the festival. More information will be provided. There will be NO advance credential pickup unless previously arranged in advance with Rogers & Cowan.
Information kits will be available when credentials are picked up in the Media Room in Torry Webb Room in the Hancock Building, near the corner of Figueroa Street and Exposition Park.
Media are not allowed into the Authors’ Green Room.
Los Angeles Times Festival of Books media credentials are not valid for admission to the Los Angeles Times Book Prize awards ceremony.
All seating is on a first-come, first-serve basis. Seating for credentialed media is not guaranteed for any author/panel sessions. An early arrival to panel sessions is recommended.
If you arrive late to a session:
The Media Room will be located in the Torry Webb Room in the Hancock Building, near the corner of Figueroa Street and Exposition Park.
Hours: 9:00 a.m. – 5 p.m., Saturday; 9 a.m. – 4 p.m., Sunday.
Festival media credentials will be required for use of the Media Room.
The Media Room is intended only for short-term use or story filing.
Interview rooms may be available, upon request, for interviews or audiotaping, on a first-come basis.
Self-service parking ($10 daily) will be available in:
Reporters are strongly encouraged to arrange author interviews prior to the Festival. Interviews are subject to author availability.
Requests for On-site Interviews
Requests for on-site author interviews must be made in advance of the festival to the appropriate publicist. Interviews are subject to author availability.
It may not be possible to schedule interviews during the event. Interviews are subject to author availability.
Cable television outlets interested in broadcasting from or establishing a stationary set on-site should submit their requests at least two months in advance of the event. Radio outlets may request the use of an interview room. There are a limited number of rooms, which will be made available on a first-come basis.
A needs assessment will be conducted for each request and will include, as appropriate:
While The Los Angeles Times will make every effort to accommodate all technology requests, The Times will not be held responsible for any technology failures.
Short-term videotaping (news purposes) of speakers or panel sessions is limited to credentialed media. Other videotaping may be allowed at the discretion of the speaker(s). Contact festival media relations staff at least two weeks in advance of the event.