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2021 Media Credentialing Information

Information regarding 2021 Governor’s Office media credentials: Working members of the media who regularly cover the Governor and wish to apply for credentials or renew their 2020 credentials must follow the steps below.

  • Fill out the Capitol Press Corps Media Credential Application, which can be found here.
  • 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.
  • All applicants, including those who are renewing, must include a profile photo in jpeg format with their application.
  • Email the photo, letter and application to Omar Rodriguez at Omar.Rodriguez@GOV.CA.GOV. Applicants will receive an email after their application is reviewed.

Please note, in light of the pandemic, applicants must provide a mailing address in the application so that credentials can be mailed to recipients. Please direct all questions regarding the application process to the Governor’s Press Office at