WHAT: Please join media relations representatives from ESPN and U.S. Bank Stadium for an important X Games media orientation and course preview event on Monday, July 16, at 9 a.m. CT. The event will provide tips and info about covering the X Games, credential access, available resources and more.
Immediately following the event, media will be provided with a preview of the courses in and around U.S. Bank Stadium. X Games representatives and course builders will be available for interviews. Dress is casual, and light refreshments will be provided.
WHEN: Monday, July 16, from 9 a.m. – 10:30 a.m. CT
WHERE: U.S. Bank Stadium – Thompson Reuters Press Level via Admin Gate
For the Media Orientation & Preview Event, media will enter through the Admin Gate, located on the southeast side of the 11th Avenue South. After clearing security, take a right and proceed to the media elevator, taking it to the Thompson Reuters Press Level on the 3rd floor. Credentials are not required to be picked up for this event.
WHO: Key staff assigned to produce editorial news coverage of X Games Minneapolis should attend the orientation session. All are welcome to cover the preview day.
MORE: During this informative media orientation session, X Games Communications staff will cover the following topics:
- Overview of X Games Minneapolis venue maps (U.S. Bank Stadium, The Armory)
- Review X Games Minneapolis competition and music schedules
- Review media accreditation policies and credential pick up information
- Media Center schedule (including media work space and catering)
- X Games Minneapolis 101:
- Overview of action sports disciplines
- How to gather key content (Media zones, athlete interviews, photo pits, video restrictions, etc.)
- X Games Minneapolis key athletes to watch
Please RSVP to [email protected] if you plan on attending the media preview event.
Olivia Wilson, ESPN Communications, 904-303-3538, [email protected]
more recommended stories
Imagine Dragons Headline ESPN and Interscope’s Collaboration for the 2018-19 College Football Season
ESPN welcomes the return of college.
ESPN Tennis: US Open Series & Road to New York Begins in Atlanta
Road to US Open: 72.5 Hours.
ESPN’s Record-Breaking 231-Game Little League Schedule Begins Saturday
More Than 90 Additional Games Added.
The 2018 ESPYS, Hosted by Motorsports Legend Danica Patrick, Celebrated the Biggest Achievements, Performances and Moments in Sports
ESPYS Photo Gallery: http://bit.ly/2mgtVW5 Clips: https://es.pn/2O0runi and http://bit.ly/2LtwKOE .
Olympian Aly Raisman Featured on Cover of ESPN The Magazine’s Heroes Issue—Focused on Athletes Making Change in the World—on Newsstands Friday
Download cover image here: http://bit.ly/2Jwoiw8 Athletes.
Kevin Durant, U.S. Women’s National Ice Hockey Team, WWE and UNIQLO are Among the Big Winners at the Fourth Annual Sports Humanitarian Awards
More than $1.8 million Distributed to.
ESPN Unveils Sponsors for X Games Minneapolis 2018
To share: https://es.pn/2NFQn7T Nexcare, SoFi, Go.
Presenters and Attendees Announced for The 2018 ESPYS Hosted by Danica Patrick on July 18
Chloe Kim, Adam Rippon, Nick Foles,.
Wimbledon Ladies’ Championship on ESPN up 27%
Full Telecast up 86% over 2017.
Wimbledon Ladies’ Championship Audience on ESPN up 32%, Best Since 2012
Saturday’s Wimbledon Ladies’ Championship on ESPN.