Press + Media

Ascend Festival welcomes Media Journalists, Bloggers, & Photographers to cover their festival for their media outlet in exchange for admission to the event and for their photos to be featured and credited in our social media. To be considered for a press/photo pass, please complete the short form below.
  • The form is only valid for ONE person. If you are requesting more than 1 ticket, each ticket request form must be filled out individually.
  • Please understand Media/Photo passes are limited and not all applications will be approved.
  • All approved photographers will be required to sign a photo release form.
WHO IS CONSIDERED MEDIA?
“Media” are journalists, photographers and editors who have a confirmed editorial assignment to cover the festival for a recognized media outlet (print, online, radio or TV) that generates original advance articles and reviews about the festival.
Bloggers must provide specific information about the reach of their site. Credentials for bloggers are extremely limited and evaluated carefully. We are looking for editorial coverage not just event listings and reposts of press releases.
Photographers – You must be a photographer on assignment. No portfolio photography or personal web site photography will be permitted. Only photographers with professional cameras such as SLR or interchangeable lens cameras will be allowed in to the photo pits. Point and shoot cameras and smartphones will not be permitted and the policy will be enforced by staff and security. ONLY photographers are allowed in press pit – no reporters, writers or on air talent. CREDENTIALS ARE FOR MEDIA REPRESENTATIVES ONLY
Personal assistants, associates, guests or other similar staff employed by media outlets do not qualify for media credentials. Guests or family members traveling or attending with journalists do not qualify for media credentials.
To be considered for a press/photo pass, please complete the short form below.

Proposed Coverage


Press + Media

Ascend Festival welcomes Media Journalists, Bloggers, & Photographers to cover their festival for their media outlet in exchange for admission to the event and for their photos to be featured and credited in our social media. To be considered for a press/photo pass, please complete the short form below.
  • The form is only valid for ONE person. If you are requesting more than 1 ticket, each ticket request form must be filled out individually.
  • Please understand Media/Photo passes are limited and not all applications will be approved.
  • All approved photographers will be required to sign a photo release form.
WHO IS CONSIDERED MEDIA?
“Media” are journalists, photographers and editors who have a confirmed editorial assignment to cover the festival for a recognized media outlet (print, online, radio or TV) that generates original advance articles and reviews about the festival.
Bloggers must provide specific information about the reach of their site. Credentials for bloggers are extremely limited and evaluated carefully. We are looking for editorial coverage not just event listings and reposts of press releases.
Photographers – You must be a photographer on assignment. No portfolio photography or personal web site photography will be permitted. Only photographers with professional cameras such as SLR or interchangeable lens cameras will be allowed in to the photo pits. Point and shoot cameras and smartphones will not be permitted and the policy will be enforced by staff and security. ONLY photographers are allowed in press pit – no reporters, writers or on air talent. CREDENTIALS ARE FOR MEDIA REPRESENTATIVES ONLY
Personal assistants, associates, guests or other similar staff employed by media outlets do not qualify for media credentials. Guests or family members traveling or attending with journalists do not qualify for media credentials.
To be considered for a press/photo pass, please complete the short form below.

Proposed Coverage

Press + Media

Ascend Festival welcomes Media Journalists, Bloggers, & Photographers to cover their festival for their media outlet in exchange for admission to the event and for their photos to be featured and credited in our social media. To be considered for a press/photo pass, please complete the short form below.
  • The form is only valid for ONE person. If you are requesting more than 1 ticket, each ticket request form must be filled out individually.
  • Please understand Media/Photo passes are limited and not all applications will be approved.
  • All approved photographers will be required to sign a photo release form.
WHO IS CONSIDERED MEDIA?
“Media” are journalists, photographers and editors who have a confirmed editorial assignment to cover the festival for a recognized media outlet (print, online, radio or TV) that generates original advance articles and reviews about the festival.
Bloggers must provide specific information about the reach of their site. Credentials for bloggers are extremely limited and evaluated carefully. We are looking for editorial coverage not just event listings and reposts of press releases.
Photographers – You must be a photographer on assignment. No portfolio photography or personal web site photography will be permitted. Only photographers with professional cameras such as SLR or interchangeable lens cameras will be allowed in to the photo pits. Point and shoot cameras and smartphones will not be permitted and the policy will be enforced by staff and security. ONLY photographers are allowed in press pit – no reporters, writers or on air talent. CREDENTIALS ARE FOR MEDIA REPRESENTATIVES ONLY
Personal assistants, associates, guests or other similar staff employed by media outlets do not qualify for media credentials. Guests or family members traveling or attending with journalists do not qualify for media credentials.
To be considered for a press/photo pass, please complete the short form below.

Proposed Coverage