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The staff at Visit Hagerstown & Washington County, MD CVB is happy to assist travel journalists, writers and bloggers, who want to research or visit Hagerstown and Washington County. Please contact Betsy DeVore at 301-791-3246, ext. 14 or email her at betsy@visithagerstown.com.

Here are a few of the services we provide:

We can provide all kinds of suggestion and help you develop a spark of an idea into a truly great story. In addition, we can provide you with brochures about destinations, attractions, accommodations and restaurants throughout Washington County, so you can have information at your fingertips in a heartbeat! Click here for Story Ideas.

As you explore the county, we can assist you in planning an itinerary that specifically suits your needs and the interests of your audience. Whether your plans are simple or rather extensive, we can work out the details. We'll help with logistics, finding accommodations, and we can guide guide you, answer your questions and generally make your life easier. A completed Journalists' Application is required for individual press trips.

We maintain a library of digital images and video from sites throughout the county. So if you've written a great story that needs some, check with us. We lend our materials to travel journalists and publications, free of charge. And, by the way, if you're a photographer who captures a great shot of Washington County, we're always willing to negotiate about adding your work to our collection. Click here for Photography. Click here for Video on our YouTube Channel.

Whether you are updating a guidebook or just sold a story based on the trip you took a year ago and want to check some facts, we're happy to look things over and let you know what's open, what's closed, what phone number to use - everything! Contact us today to find out more about Hagerstown & Washington County, MD!