Dragon Con Media Relations

September, 3 – September, 7 Atlanta, GA

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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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Media Applications: Closed for 2019

Media Access Applications for 2019 are closed.  Onsite registration as media is available for local Atlanta news and broadcast outlets or nationally significant new outlets. If you have a question about this policy, please direct your question to mediarelations@dragoncon.org. 

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DCMR Podcast 7 2019: The Greenbriar Room/Horror & Urban Fantasy

Download Podcast Join Samm Douglas, Dragon Con Media Relation’s Director, as she takes over the podcast to prep reporters on what happens when a reporter comes to Dragon Con! Great for first time reporters and returning veterans. She is joined by her co-host, Dragon Con Media Engagement Manager Dan Carroll, who also interviews Derek and […]

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DCMR Podcast 6 2019: SciFi & Fantasy Lit and Xtrack

This week we are joined by Xtrack Director Leigh (also host of the 50 Days of Dragon Con Podcast) and by Sue of Science Fiction Literature and Cisca of Fantasy Literature. We discuss the the new website move and the exciting things happening in these three tracks at Dragon Con. Download podcast. Links: www.dragoncon.org/mediarelationsApply before […]

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