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For members of the media who cover City Hall on a regular basis.

The role the media plays in informing and engaging the public on civic issues and initiatives is valuable to the City of Edmonton and Edmontonians. The City is committed to developing and maintaining professional working relationships with members of the media.

Apply For City Hall Media Accreditation

The City Hall Media Accreditation process is for members of the media who cover City Hall on a regular basis. Approved applicants will receive a City Hall Media Card which provides access privileges to public Council and Committee meetings in the River Valley Room and Council Chambers.

Applications will be reviewed by the City of Edmonton. If your request is approved, a member of our team will contact you within 72 hours to coordinate pickup of your media pass.


Please read the terms before submitting your application.

City Hall Media Accreditation Process

Submit Your Application

The photo must meet the following specification:
  • Be taken within the last 30 days (Passport Style)
  • Use a plain white, grey or blue background (no patterns)
  • Head between the bottom of the chin and top of the head must be at least 1/3 the height of the frame
  • Head must face camera with full face in view with eyes open and clearly visible
  • No hats, headphones, headbands or head coverings (exceptions for religious purposes)
  • Taken in clothing normally worn on the job
FOIP Statement

Your name and address is collected in accordance with 33(c) of the Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy (FOIP) Act. Your name and contact information will be used in the operation of the media accreditation consideration for Edmonton City Hall. If you have any questions about the collection and use of your personal information, contact the Senior Communications Advisor of the Media Relations Unit at 780-496-8271, 11th Floor, Edmonton Tower, 10111 104 Avenue, Edmonton AB T5J 0J4.  

For More Information

Kris Berezanski

Title Media Relations


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