Media Credentials Information

Media planning to cover the 2010 U.S. Olympic Trials - Short Track Speedskating on Sept. 8-12 or ISU World Cup on Nov. 12-15 to be held in Marquette, Mich., should complete and return the the official media credential form.  The form is available in Word or PDF format in the links to the left.

Please submit completed form to:

Cindy Paavola
Director of Communications/Marketing
Northern Michigan University
Phone: 906-227-2720
Fax: 906-227-2722

Although media requests are sent to the NMU Communications and Marketing office for processing, final approval of each request is the authority of US Speedskating and/or the International Skating Union.  Please allow at least three business days for the notification process.

Press passes and an electronic media kits will be sent to credentialed media members starting about two weeks prior to the start of the competition. Photo ID press passes will not be required for the ISU World Cup. Media requests that come in too late to be mailed via postal service can be picked up at the Berry Events Center "will-call" window, located in the main entrance. The "will-call" window opens about one hour prior to the start of the competition.

Freelance photographers, videographers and writers should be prepared to document what media outlet you are working for to qualify for press credentials.