Inquiries and interview requests from journalists are managed by the Calgary Stampede’s media relations team in Calgary, AB. No matter how obscure your question may be, we’re here to help you get your story. Our goal is to keep you on the cutting edge of what’s happening through continuous website updates and regular news releases and media advisories. Looking for a story idea? Visit our story ideas page in our media resources section to get inspired.

We also have access to an extensive library of photos you can use for storytelling.

We know the media is instrumental in helping us celebrate western heritage all year, so our media team is committed to supporting you and earning your coverage. No matter what your question is about The Greatest Outdoor Show on Earth, we’re here to help you find the answer.

Key Contacts

Name Title Office Mobile
Kurt Kadatz Director, Corporate Communications 403.261.0110 403.461.6647
Jennifer Booth Manager, Public Relations 403.261.0327 403.463.6834
Kristina Barnes Communications Manager, Western Events and Agriculture 403.261.0382 403.585.4706
Neil Hilts Media Relations Coordinator 403.261.0242 403.512.7034

Calgary Stampede Broadcast Division

The Calgary Stampede Broadcast Division is responsible for the production and distribution of the host broadcast feed, with all television and radio rights holders, production of all superboard and superscreen content, management of archival footage and the sales and distribution of all Rodeo and GMC Rangeland Derby footage.

Name Title Office Mobile
Cindy Gillies Broadcast Manager 403.261.0298 403.585.4110

Keep up to date with news from the Calgary Stampede

Email us to subscribe to our media release distribution list. Subscribe online to receive our regular email updates.

International and Travel Media

The Calgary Stampede Tourism Sales team works closely with travel writers and journalists to promote The Greatest Outdoor show on Earth around the world. If you are an international journalist, travel writer or broadcast professional looking for information on the Calgary Stampede, please visit our International Media page or connect with the contacts below:

 

Name Title Office Mobile
Lindsay Jardine Tourism Sales Manager 403.261.0366 403.830.2484
Sally Leung Tourism Sales Coordinator 403.261.0396 403.466.9291

Agriculture Media

Agriculture is big business and big news. The Agriculture Media committee (agmedia@calgarystampede.com) can put you in touch with the people you need to know and the information you need to have for all Stampede agriculture stories.

Name Title Phone
Graham McCrimmon Chair, Agriculture Media Committee 403.261.0237

Please visit our Calgary Stampede Agriculture page for an in-depth look at our agriculture news.