Dragon Con Media Relations

August, 30 – September, 3 Atlanta, GA

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2019 Dragon Con Reporters Will Need to Report Coverage by October 11th

As Dragon Con grows, the amount of requests we receive for Media Access also grows. Thus, we find it necessary for reporters to send us their coverage early after Dragon Con. If we do not receive your Dragon Con 2019 coverage you will not be eligible for Dragon Con 2020 Media Access. If you weren’t […]

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RECORD NUMBERS OF POP CULTURE FANS TREKKED TO DRAGON CON 2019

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:       Contact:  Phone:   Email: URL: Dan CarrollDirector, Media Engagement   404 692 1958   dancarroll@dragoncon.org www.dragoncon.org   RECORD NUMBERS OF POP CULTURE FANS TREKKED TO DRAGON CON 2019 Attendance Soars Past 85,000 for Five Days of Celebration More Than $110,000 Raised for American Heart Association’s Georgia Affiliate ATLANTA – […]

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DRAGON AWARDS RECOGNIZE FANS’ FAVORITES IN FICTION, GAMES, AND OTHER ENTERTAINMENT

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:       Contact:  Phone:   Email: URL: Dan Carroll, Director, Media Engagement 404 692 1958   dancarroll@dragoncon.org www.dragoncon.org   DRAGON AWARDS RECOGNIZE FANS’ FAVORITES IN FICTION, GAMES, AND OTHER ENTERTAINMENT Comic Book Legend George Pérez, Short Fiction Author Simone Heller, and Fandom Superhero Edward deGruy Honored for Contributions to Writing, Fandom, […]

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JOANN Sponsors Dragon Con!

JOANN is a sponsor at Dragon Con in Atlanta, GA this weekend, thrilled to engage with the cosplay community and share details on their cosplay fabric and notions line with Yaya Han, in partnership with CosplayFabrics.com.  The line features cosplay fabrics, notions and accessories handpicked in close collaboration with Han, veteran costume designer and cosplayer, as […]

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DCMR Podcast 9 Return of Reporters

Plus 15 Things Media Relations Thinks You Should Know. Thank you for joining us on this, the 9th and Penultimate Dragon Con Media Relations Podcast for 2019. This is our annual Reporters Strike Back edition of the podcast but first we have a quick run down of  Fifteen things we in Media Relations think you […]

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DRAGON CON EXPANDS ESPORTS WITH ADDITION OF SKILLSHOT’S ATLANTA OPEN

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Contact: Phone: Email: URL: Dan Carroll, Director, Media Engagement404 692 1958 dancarroll@dragoncon.orgwww.dragoncon.org DRAGON CON EXPANDS ESPORTS WITH ADDITION OF SKILLSHOT’S ATLANTA OPEN  2019 Gaming Release (PDF Version) Skillshot Atlanta Open Stops at Dragon Con to Host Tournaments, Meet-and-Greets, and VR Open Play Dragon Con adds 200 Peachtree to its 140,000 Square Feet of Gaming […]

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DRAGON CON BRINGS 85,000 FANS TO ATLANTA

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Contact: Phone: Email: URL: Dan Carroll, Director, Media Engagement404 692 1958 dancarroll@dragoncon.orgwww.dragoncon.org DRAGON CON BRINGS 85,000 COSPLAYERS, GAMERS, AND POP CULTURE ENTHUSIASTS TO ATLANTA  2019 General Release (PDF Version) The Streets Will Be Alive! … with Zombies, Superheroes, Villains, Stormtroopers, and Other Characters from Fantasy, Sci-Fi, & Gaming ATLANTA – August 22, 2019 – Dragon […]

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DCMR Update 2019-4 (8/20)

As always, we recommend you check the website (http://www.dragoncon.org/mediarelations), look at past updates on the website, and listen to the available podcasts for many of the topics you may be interested in. If you can’t find information, send us your questions!  Mediarelations@dragoncon.org For registration and administration questions dancarroll@dragoncon.org For information about the convention or to arrange an […]

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DCMR Podcast 8 2019: Interview Updates

This week, we talk to Erin Behnke (interviews@dragoncon.org) about updates regarding interviews. This is a very short podcast and the big take away is: Interview Requests for Guests not in the Walk of Fame close on August 29! You have plenty of time to get your requests in. Here are some of the Dragon Con […]

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Afua Richardson Special Signing at Dragon Con Announced!

Dragon Con Comics Guest Afua Richardson is a local Atlanta comic book artist who continues to excel in her craft. Many Dragon Con attendees recognize her work from the very well loved badge she designed for Dragon Con in 2017. Alfua was recently commissioned by Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment to create two designs for […]

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