All media outlets that wish to apply for a season long media credential for 2021 can download the attached Media Credential Request form and submit it to the Biloxi Shuckers Media Relations Department.
Media credentials for individual Shuckers games are available by contacting the Shuckers Media Relations staff. Send an email to Garrett Greene ([email protected]) and Joe Traub ([email protected]) with the following information:
- Media Outlet
- Date Requested
- Reason for request (photography, print, video, etc.)
All individual game credential requests MUST be submitted at least 24 hours prior to the requested game.
The 2019 Shuckers Media Guide is available for digital access and download, including historical records, media information and 2019 Southern League opponents.
CREDENTIAL REQUESTS: Season and single-game credentials must be requested through the Biloxi Shuckers media relations department at least 24 hours prior to the date your outlet is planning to attend. Only legitimate news-gathering outlets, at the discretion of the Biloxi Shuckers, will receive credentials. All credentials are non-transferable and should be visible at all times. Credentials will not be issued to anyone under 18 years of age. The Biloxi Shuckers reserve the right to revoke credentials at any time. Anyone seeking autographs, player memorabilia, personal photos, etc. will have their credentials revoked immediately.
ACCESS TO MGM Park: Location of the media entrance to MGM Park will be on the north side of the stadium off of Howard Avenue. Media members must to have their credential in order to enter MGM Park. There is very limited parking available in the lot north of the stadium off of Howard Avenue.
CLUBHOUSE ACCESS: During the 2021 season, due to COVID-19 protocols, there will be NO ACCESS AT ANY TIME to either the home or visiting clubhouse.
REQUESTING INTERVIEWS: All requests for interviews with a Biloxi Shuckers player, coach or front office member should be booked through the media relations department. All requests must be made 24 hours prior to the interview. All interviews for the 2021 season will be conducted virtually, either through Zoom or another video conferencing service. Starting pitchers will not be available for pregame interviews on days they are starting.
MILWAUKEE BREWERS REHAB ASSIGNMENTS: Players on minor league injury rehab assignments for the Milwaukee Brewers will be made available to the media when possible with their schedule. All interview requests with rehabbing players must be authorized by a member of the Biloxi Shuckers media relations staff. All interviews will be conducted virtually, either through Zoom or another video conferencing service. In accordance with Major League Clubhouse Policy, no starting pitchers will be made available for pregame interviews on days that they are starting.
VISITORS CLUBHOUSE INTERVIEW REQUESTS: The Visiting Clubhouse is to be considered CLOSED at all times. All interviews with visiting teams should be arranged through the visiting teams media relations department.
FIELD/DUGOUTS: Per MLB Safety protocols, there will be NO FIELD ACCESS during the 2021 season. Media members are not allowed in or around the dugouts, in the tunnels by the dugouts or under the stadium AT ANY POINT during the season. Media members must stay outside of the designated buffer zone established around the dugouts and field of play at all times.
PHOTOGRAPHERS/VIDEOGRAPHERS: Photographers and videographers will not be allowed in the on-field camera wells next to the Dugout on the first base and third base side of MGM Park for 2021. A designated space outside of the buffer zone will be established for the season. Space is limited, so photographers and videographers are asked to inform the Shuckers' media relations staff when they will be attending games. Special photo requests must be authorized by a member of the Biloxi Shuckers media relations staff.
PRESS BOX: Limited space in the MGM Park press box (3rd floor) is available for WORKING MEDIA ONLY. Due to COVID-19 health and safety protocols, there is very limited seating available with a view of the field of play. Members of the media are asked to contact the media relations staff for the Shuckers and inform them if they will be attending to insure space in the press box. Seats will be assigned for each game, and media members will be required to remain in their assigned seats for the duration of the game.
Masks and face coverings will be required at all times unless actively eating or drinking. Game information, rosters, lineups and complimentary wired or wireless Internet connection will be provided to you. There will be no cheering or rooting for either team at any point during the game. Individuals who violate press box rules will be removed and credentials revoked upon the discretion of the Biloxi Shuckers media relations department.