Political Conventions: Journalist Resources

Here are helpful links to resources for journalists covering the 2016 party conventions in Cleveland and Philadelphia. For more advocacy resources from the NPPA, click here. 

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Reporters Committee Hotline

The on-site contact information for the Reporters Committee Hotline:

Republican National Convention, July 18-21 in Cleveland: The hotline will be run in conjunction with lawyers from BakerHostetler, led by Mike Farrell. The main hotline number is 216-861-7694.

Democratic National Convention, July 25-28 in Philadelphia: The hotline will be run in conjunction with lawyers from Levine Sullivan Koch & Schulz LLP, led by Gayle Sproul. The main hotline number is 215-988-9782.

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