Miles of sparkling waterways, easy hiking trails, and close proximity to most of the U.S. population draw lots of travelers to Chesapeake, Virginia annually. We can see why you want to cover our beautiful destination, and we’re happy to help.

The Chesapeake Convention & Visitors Bureau assists members of the press who are working on stories about Chesapeake, VA as a travel destination. The team maintains an array of Chesapeake media resources perfect for every scenario, from journalists on the foodie trail to photographers shooting rare birds—Edgar Allen Poe’s “The Raven” was inspired by Chesapeake!

Photo Ready

We know you’ve been there. You sold your editor on the perfect story and they accepted your pitch on one condition—you provide the photos! Relax. Chesapeake media resources include a full library of videos and photos available for download to bring your story to life.

Lightbulb Moment

Whether you cover food, conservation, or lifestyle, we have an exciting adventure already planned for you. Chesapeake, VA story ideas highlight points of interest throughout the destination and cover a wide range of visitor personas.

Want to shoot miles of video along our extensive canal system? We’ve already scouted the best locations. Searching for restaurants that celebrate locally sourced ingredients? We’ll put you in touch with the chef. Interested in conservation efforts in Chesapeake, VA? We’re happy to share the details of our Virginia Green Certification.

Real News

Visit our newsroom for the latest media releases, sample itineraries, and past articles. A convenient search tool makes it easy to navigate and filter by date and keyword.

We’re Here for You

Reach out to our media contact for answers to questions about points of interest in Chesapeake. They’ll help coordinate press visits for journalists on assignment, and they’ll even gather information to support your story ideas.

Media Info

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