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How to Apply

The deadline to apply was April 10, 2020. If you have questions or were unable to meet the deadline, please contact the Media Logistics department or the U.S. Congressional Press Galleries, the non-partisan entities that credential the vast majority of the media for the Republican and Democratic conventions.

Daily Press Gallery

The Daily Press Gallery credentials and allocates workspace for all publications and newspapers (foreign and domestic), wire services, and online publications affiliated with daily news organizations.

Periodical Press Gallery

The Periodical Press Gallery credentials and allocates workspace for all foreign and domestic magazines, newsletters, non-daily newspapers and online publications.

Photographers’ Press Gallery

The Photographers’ Press Gallery credentials and allocates workspace for all photographers representing news organizations and news publications. Freelance photographers must be on assignment from a news organization to be considered for credentials.

Radio-TV Press Gallery

The Radio-TV Press Gallery credentials and allocates workspace for all radio and television news organizations and programs, including online news sites with original audio and video.

DNCC Press Gallery

Outlets may request an application to the DNCC Press Gallery only if they fall outside the purview of the Congressional Press Galleries. Examples of entities that fall outside the Congressional Press Galleries include student outlets and media with a political or religious affiliation.

Unsure where to apply?

Check our FAQ for further information regarding which gallery is most suited to your outlet for credential applications.