September 10, 2020
Experience a Naturally Safer, Outdoor Option for Happy Hour
August 19, 2020
What’s New at the Zoo? Riverbanks’ Southern White Rhinoceros!
January 21, 2020
Wild Careers Begin at Riverbanks Zoo and Garden
November 20, 2019
Flock to the Zoo for Lights Before Christmas
For earlier releases, visit our Media Release Archives.
Media Pass Procedures
Any reporter or photographer working on assignment is required to schedule an appointment for access to the park and for interviews with Riverbanks’ staff. Media should contact the Zoo’s public relations department directly at 803.602.0840 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Riverbanks also offers complimentary tickets to full-time media personnel for leisure visits to the park Sunday through Friday only. These passes are limited to four per person during regular park hours. Complimentary passes will not be issued for after-hours special events.
Media should bring a business card, or if they do not possess a business card, a letter on company letterhead signed by their manager confirming their full-time status and stating their job title. Media must show BOTH their photo identification and business card/credentialing letter at the admission booth to receive the complimentary tickets. Guest Relations representatives will collect the business card/letter of employment as proof of your visit.