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Thank you for your interest in the Upper Cumberland Region in Tennessee. We are a fourteen county region located in the middle of Tennessee. We are pleased to help media outlets with story ideas, publications, press visits & itineraries, local contacts, digital images, scouting film locations and local history. Please feel free to contact us regarding your media needs. Individual Press Tours are available

What others say and write about the Upper Cumberland of Tennessee

The Obed Wild and Scenic River has been featured in "25 Best Day Trips from Nashville"

WCTE, Upper Cumberland PBS, invites you to discover Upper Cumberland tourism. Explore the rich culture natural beauty and special events which make our region such a special place to live, work, play and retire.
~ wcte.org/tourism

Washington Post article on Fall Creek Falls State Park
~ The impulsive traveler spelunking in tennessees cool cumberland plateau 2012/07/26

Story in San Antonio
~ Nature Made Rich In History
~ Tennessee Homesteads - Tower Museum

Tnvacation guide / The Upper Cumberland Pages
~ tnvacation.com - eguide/2012/#/174/  


Travel Club_Canadian Geographic Blogs
~ Water-Over-Rocks

Writers Invitation

The Upper Cumberland Tourism Association will offer access for writers and photographers whose names are listed on the bylines of the tear sheets. Costs incurred by family members and/or friends traveling with a writer will be paid for by the writer.

Accommodations - The UCTA will provide complimentary rooms for up to 2 nights for writers on assignment. If the writer is not on assignment, it is up to the individual property to decide if services will be complimentary or at a reduced rate. Accommodations are subject to availability.

Transportation - Writer is responsible for transportation to Cookeville or other locations within the Upper Cumberland

Photographic Images - The UCTA maintains a digital photo library should the writer need pictures to accompany a story.

Meals are not provided by the UCTA. It is up to individual properties to decide if meals will be complimentary or at a reduced rate upon the writer's request.
Writers must give the UCTA at least two business week notice before their arrival (unless special circumstances arise, subject to UCTA approval.)
Tear sheets on any subsequent stories about the Upper Cumberland region are to be provided to the UCTA upon publication. Please provide the following:

Name(s) of journalist and/or photographer
Mailing address
Telephone number, fax number, e-mail, etc.
Brief bio
Recent tear sheets (within the past two years)
Two editorial references (name, publications, email or phone)

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Waterfalls of the Upper Cumberland