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.

Media Contact

Karna Hughes, Director of Public Relations, at [email protected] or 805.966.9222 x112 (Journalist and Earned Media Inquiries Only)

Anna Naughton, Public Relations Manager, at [email protected] or 805.966.9222 X110 (Local Media – Tri-Counties and Meetings/Weddings Media)

For advertising/paid editorial, contact JessyLynn Perkins, [email protected]

For inquiries about, contact Taylon Faltas, [email protected]

Press Releases

March 16, 2021

21 Ways to Move in Santa Barbara in 2021

Wellness and adventure seekers alike are welcome in Santa Barbara, Calif., whether they’re driven by New Year’s resolutions to stay active or seeking a blissful outdoor escape to unwind and rejuvenate. With palm-lined beaches set against a sweeping mountain range, the Santa Barbara South Coast provides an idyllic landscape for boundless exploration, from the mountains to the sea.

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Press Kit
Explore Visit Santa Barbara’s press kit pages for facts, background information and story ideas.

Press Trip Request

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.

Photo and Video Media Library

High-resolution photos, images and videos are available to journalists for editorial use in Visit Santa Barbara’s media library. Preview the gallery, register and download digital assets on the site.