Governor Newsom’s Press Office 2020 Credentialing Information

SACRAMENTO – The Office of Governor Gavin Newsom today issued the following information regarding 2020 Governor’s Office media credentials.

Working members of the media who regularly cover the Governor and wish to apply for credentials or renew their 2019 credentials must follow the steps below:

  1. Fill out the Capitol Press Corps Media Credential Application, which can be found here.
  2. Submit a letter from the applicant’s supervising editor or producer confirming that the applicant is a member of their news organization and is assigned to regularly cover the Governor. The letter must be on the news organization’s letterhead.
  3. Email completed letters and applications to Omar Rodriguez at Omar.Rodriguez@GOV.CA.GOV. Applicants will receive an email after their application is reviewed.
  4. Reporters who are receiving a credential for the first time must schedule an appointment with the Governor’s Press Office to have their photograph taken and credential issued.

Please direct all questions regarding the application process to the Governor’s Press Office at (916) 445-4571.