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Media Information

Verizon Center credential policy:

In order to be considered for media credentials to cover events/concerts at Verizon Center, the print, television, online or radio outlet must adhere to professional standards, regularly produce related content to events/concerts, and have an established history and viewing audience. Free lance photographers or free lance writers must be on an assignment with a media outlet to be considered for access. All-Access or backstage access is not given during events/concerts. Standard coverage, if approved for the requested event, includes press tickets and/or a photo pass. Photo passes, when approved, are allotted for a certain amount of time as designated by the event. Approval for media coverage must be obtained for each individual event/concert. Interviews are typically not available for concerts on the day of the show. To request a credential for an upcoming event/concert at Verizon Center, please click here.

Press Entrance

The arena is located at 601 F Street NW with a separate media entrance located near the corner of 6th and F Streets NW (Stairwell 1) is marked by a red awning. All members of the media must enter and exit through the press entrance and have the proper credentials to access an event at Verizon Center. All bags will be subject to search upon entry at the press entrance.

Team Credentials:

For information on credentials for the Washington Wizards, please contact DeAndre Phillips at (202) 661-5000 or send an email to

For information on credentials for the Washington Capitals, please contact Megan Eichenberg at (202) 266-2310 or send an email to

For information on credentials for the Washington Mystics, please contact Ketsia Colimon at (202) 628-3200 or send an email to

For information on credentials for the Georgetown Hoyas men’s basketball team, please contact Mike “Mex” Carey at (202) 687-2475 or send an email to

Stay tuned for more Information on how to request coverage of the Washington Valor during their inaugural 2017 season.


Parking is not provided for members of the media attending or covering events at Verizon Center. There are several public parking garages in the surrounding area, as well as street parking. 

Verizon Center does have its own parking garage which is generally open to the public during the day and for concerts during the evenings. It is located next to the loading dock at the corner of 6th and G Streets NW. Event parking is $30.