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Media Day - April 6

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SEASON CREDENTIALS: Season credentials for the 2022 season will only be issued to legitimate news gathering organizations and individuals that cover the Curve on a daily basis. The Curve will contact media outlets on an individual basis regarding season-long credentials. Other media organizations that would like to request a season credential can do so by sending that request on company letterhead as an email attachment to [email protected] or via phone (814-283-3180).

DAILY CREDENTIALS: Daily credentials will be issued to those individuals or organizations who do not qualify for season credentials, including freelance writers and weekly and monthly publications. Daily credentials will also be issued to radio and TV stations when the need arises for extra pre/postgame personnel and to newspaper reporters providing extra coverage. The Curve Media Relations Department should be notified at least 24 hours in advance of the game in which daily credentials are being requested. Requests should be emailed or communicated by phone. Once approved, the credentials can be picked up at the Media/Handicap Gate.

CREDENTIAL PICKUPS: Season Credentials can be picked up on Opening Day, Friday, April 8. Media can make other arrangements with the Curve Media Relations Department to pick up credentials after that date. Daily credentials will only be available for pickup on the day they are issued at the Media/Handicap Gate.

MEDIA ENTRANCE TO PEOPLES NATURAL GAS FIELD: Media picking up daily credentials should pick up their credential from the VIP Ticket Windows located beneath the Big Blue Flame on the front of Peoples Natural Gas Field. Media may enter through the VIP Ticket Gate or the Media/Handicap gate located at the top of the stairs halfway between the Front Office and the Upper Ticket Plaza on the third base side of the ballpark.

OTHER ACCEPTABLE CREDENTIALS: The Curve will also honor credentials from the Pittsburgh Pirates, National and American Leagues, the Baseball Writers Association of America and Minor League Baseball.

PRESS BOX SPACE: Though Peoples Natural Gas Field’s press box is spacious, the Curve still give preferred seating to those media outlets that cover the club most frequently. If your media organization has special space requirements, please contact the Curve Media Relations Department at least 24 hours prior to those dates.

PHOTO WELLS: Photo wells are located at the end of both dugouts and their use by media members is restricted to those that have shown proof of vaccination and booster against COVID-19. Media will also be permitted to photograph and take video from the seating bowl while taking care not to obstruct the view of fans in attendance.

PARKING: Media members holding season credentials are permitted to park their vehicles in the VIP parking lot by presenting their credentials to the attendant. Please be aware that parking is available on a first-come, first-serve basis. Those holding daily credentials that need to be picked up at the Media/Handicap gate will have their name placed on a VIP parking list, as long as they give at least 24 hours notice.

INTERVIEW POLICY: To begin the season interviews will take place through telephones and the Microsoft Teams video service. Media can access the video service through www.milb.com/altoona/team/media and a recording of all meetings will be made available upon request over Dropbox. Media members must show proof of vaccination and booster against COVID-19 to have in-person access to Curve players, coaches and staff and their conversations must take place outdoors. The Curve Media Relations department will coordinate times and make coaches and players available as requested by media members. Media is asked to submit their player requests as far in advance as possible. No one will be permitted to interview starting pitchers on the day of their start.

CLUBHOUSE POLICIES AND FIELD ACCESS: In accordance with regulations designated by Major League Baseball and the Pittsburgh Pirates, clubhouses and all indoor environments inhabited by Curve players, coaches and staff are considered Restricted Areas to all media personnel. Media may access the field during batting practice and conduct interviews and collect video from the warning track around the field.

LIVE VIDEO: Live video must be shot from a minimum of 12 feet away from the bullpen at PNG Field. Live video cannot exceed more than five minutes at a time during batting practice and must be taken from the seating bowl. Live video is not permitted inside the Curve clubhouse at any time. Live social media interviews will not be permitted at any time.

IMPORTANT NUMBERS

Peoples Natural Gas Field
Main Phone: (814) 943-5400
Toll-free: 1-877-99-CURVE
Main Fax: (814) 943-9050
Press Phone: (814) 283-3180

Who to Contact

Jon Mozes
Director of Communications & Broadcasting
Email: [email protected]

Preston Shoemaker

Communications & Broadcasting Assistant
Email: [email protected]

Club Info

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