and Guidelines for Reporters and Documentary Producers Covering The DARPA
The DARPA Grand Challenge’s
unique story line has drawn widespread interest from a number of magazines,
newspapers, trade press, broadcast media and documentary producers. This
backgrounder provides key facts to help those interested in covering the
event to develop their stories and gain an understanding of Grand Challenge
- The DARPA Grand Challenge
web site – www.darpa.mil/grandchallenge – is the definitive
information source for regular updates on plans for the Challenge and
media coverage guidelines and opportunities.
- DARPA will maintain a list
of members of the media and documentary producers who have expressed
interest in covering the Grand Challenge, and will send periodic releases
and advisories announcing upcoming events and milestones.
- Reporters and documentary
producers can also get information, request interviews, and register
to receive media advisories by doing the following:
1) Send emails to email@example.com;
2) Contact people via the Grand Challenge Discussion Forum;
3) Call Grand Challenge media contact Tom Goodwin at 703 560-7875 or
e-mail him at firstname.lastname@example.org.
- DARPA will consider requests
for interviews with Grand Challenge organizers, but cannot guarantee
full access. Media briefings listed above will be the most likely avenue
for interviews and direct contact with Challenge officials and participants.
- E-mail addresses for contacts
with the teams are posted on the Teams section,
and that is the best way to reach them. Their phone numbers will not