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
When track and field fans and athletes visit Eugene these are the places that make the ultimate TrackTown USA…
Four Ways to Explore Oregon's Sand Dunes
Towering mountains of sand cover a 40-mile (64.37 km) swath along the Pacific Ocean, intriguing…
Car-Free Road Trips on Public Transit
Want to road trip but don't have a car? Explore the region beyond Eugene using public transportation. You can hike…
Cozy Fall Getaways
When it's chilly outside, cozy quarters make the best retreat. Rain on the windowpanes, a crackling fire, a comfy…
A Winter Weekend on the Oregon Coast
The Oregon Coast is a magical place in the winter. A winter weekend on the coast might involve powerful ocean storms…
52 Adventures to Try This Year
A new year is a new opportunity to live life like you mean it. We've collected the 52 best adventures in the…
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, 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 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 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.