Press Kit

General Info and Guidelines

Credentialed media are welcome at the National Storytelling Festival. Check-in is ocated in downtown Jonesborough at Festival Headquarters, in the Jonesborough Visitor’s Center.

Please note that the College Street Tent and the Creekside Tent are the only two performance tents in which members of the media may take photos or videotape. Recording, filming, and photography are prohibited in all other performance tents. A selection of images of the Festival and its storytellers are available below. Featured storytellers are also a good resource for images and interviews.

We ask media to please be as discreet as possible. No flash or auxiliary lighting is allowed.

Festival Photos

A variety of Festival and Storyteller images are available below for download to the media. If you are in need of a photo of a specific teller or have any questions regarding Festival photos, please contact

2021 National Storytelling Festival Tellers

All photos are RGB and in JPEG format of varying sizes (some files sizes are large). Please give due credit where indicated in the image file name.

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