Welcome to Visit Santa Barbara’s Media page. If you’re a media professional looking for story ideas, photos, videos and more, you’ve come to the right place. Santa Barbara’s South Coast abounds with stories waiting to be told. If you’re a print, broadcast or web-based journalist, Visit Santa Barbara can help.
Visit Santa Barbara assists hundreds of journalists each year. We’re committed to providing quick and accurate information, photography and videos for editorial use, support for media visits and referrals to industry experts.
On Thurs., Nov. 7, Visit Santa Barbara and The Chamber of the Santa Barbara Region officially opened the new State Street Visitor Center, located at 120 State St., Ste. F, in the Hotel Californian property, with a ribbon cutting ceremony attended by local hospitality industry representatives and public officials.
Visit Santa Barbara is committed to assisting journalists who are covering stories about the region. Please complete a press trip request form for consideration by our PR team at least a month in advance of your trip.