Media & Research

Travel Lane County's public relations team welcomes your interest in the Eugene, Cascades & Coast region of Oregon.

We have lots to share from story ideas to images and b-roll. We work closely with media and industry professionals to provide editorial support, fact checking, industry research and reports, permit recommendations, trip coordination and site tours, and local contacts with regional sources and authorities.

Contact us today to get started! Get all the facts and fun stories about the region from us. We can even help with film site recommendations, venue selection and group or individual travel plans.

Story Ideas & Inspiration

Top Things to See in TrackTown
: Melanie Ryan Griffin
Aug 01

Top Things to See in TrackTown

When track and field fans and athletes visit Eugene these are the places that make the ultimate TrackTown USA…

Cozy Fall Getaways
: Wallis Levin
Oct 03

Cozy Fall Getaways

When it's chilly outside, cozy quarters make the best retreat. Rain on the windowpanes, a crackling fire, a comfy…

Media Resources

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Andy Vobora

Andy Vobora Vice President of Stakeholder Relations

Andy oversees all local media communications, press releases and external reports. He is the primary community liaison for regional government, business and community groups. As a spokesperson for Travel Lane County, Andy specializes in relationship building, industry advocacy and community education.

Stephen Hoshaw - Senior Director of Tourism Marketing

Stephen Hoshaw Senior Director, Tourism

Stephen leads the Tourism department, overseeing strategic promotion of the Eugene, Cascades & Coast destination to the leisure market.

Meg Trendler, Director of Tourism Sales

Meg Trendler Director of Tourism Sales

Meg provides support for travel trade, independent international visitors and the film/video industry. She coordinates tours, develops group itineraries, offers resources for international travelers, scouts film locations and assists with permit information. Meg also hosts media and is an excellent culinary and local history resource.

Melanie Griffin headshot

Melanie Griffin Art Director

Melanie guides the creative team in the conception, design and execution of all visual materials. She also creates content to support the marketing initiatives across departments, including copywriting, original photography and photo/video editing. She manages the organization’s library of creative assets and assists with requests from media and partners.