Media

Welcome to Chicago - we're glad you're here! Choose Chicago's Media Relations Department assists business & leisure travel media in sharing the dynamic and vibrant stories Chicago has to offer. Use our official website to explore our neighborhoods, live like a local, discover what's trending, and find epic things to do. 

Please note: News crews, handheld interviews, documentaries, B-roll, and other low impact productions typically do not require a permit, as long as it does not interfere with vehicular or pedestrian traffic. Please contact the Chicago Film Office for more information.

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Media Kit

Get to know Chicago and all it has to offer: discover personalized itineraries to fit your interests, learn more about who we are and find out what's trending here in Chicago.
 

News Releases

Keep up to date with the Chicago visitor industry news and Choose Chicago marketing, tourism and partner-related announcements.
 

Research & Statistics

Get the latest official Chicago visitor and industry statistics.
 

Photo & Video Library

Download hi-res images and videos of Chicago. You can also view our Chicago B-roll and request HD-Cam footage.
 

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Chicago Social

via twitter & facebook

With events like these, though, we still like it a lot in winter, too:
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Good morning! I'm @mollypg and I'm #TakingOverChooseChicago. Since 1927, Buckingham Fountain has served as the centerpiece of Grant Park. The memorial to businessman and former director of @artinstitutechi Clarence F. Buckingham was a gift to the city from his sister Kate Buckingham. #mychicagopix
6 hours ago
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