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The Media Relations Department of Choose Chicago assists domestic and international media, including consumer, travel trade and meetings/convention trade journalists seeking information about Chicago as a visitor destination.

If you are a freelance journalist, please submit a letter of assignment and a recently published travel related article with your request to the appropriate Media Relations contact below.


Destination Media Relations

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Michelle Revuelta
Michelle Gonzalez, Vice President, Media Relations
Phone: 312-259-5708



Abigail Phillips
Abigail Phillips, Director, Media Relations - Europe
Phone: 312-567-8548
Lisa Rodriguez
Lisa Kenny, Director, Media Relations - Americas
Phone: 312-567-8531
Cole Schrand
Cole Schrand, Media Relations Coordinator
Phone: 312-567-8547
Brianna Peoples
Brianna Peoples, Media Relations Coordinator
Phone: 312-567-8587

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Corporate Communications

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Al Orendorff
Al Orendorff, Director, Corporate Communications
Phone: 312-567-8482