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Media Center

Kennywood Media Center

Welcome to the Kennywood Media Center! The Kennywood Public Relations Team welcomes both inquiries and visits from credentialed members of the news media for the production of high quality news features and programs.

The 2022 Season will bring plenty of excitement to Pittsburgh’s Thrill and Entertainment Destination. This year, Kennywood kicks off its two-year 125th Celebration! Park-wide renovations improvements await Guests this season, alongside a season full of events. Plus, the one-of-a-kind Kangaroo ride returns to action to 2022 - fully refurbished for a new generation.

 

Media Contact

Media inquiries and requests can be directed to:

Nick Paradise, Director of Communications

412-679-6015

nick.paradise@kennywood.com

 

Media Admission Policy

Kennywood welcomes visits by the media to cover the interesting happenings at Pittsburgh’s Thrill and Entertainment Destination. Park policy requires that working media be escorted by a member of the Public Relations Department, unless expressly cleared in advance by the Communications Director.

Media are also welcome to visit to familiarize themselves with the park and its many story opportunities through a park visit. Media park visits are only available for active, working news media. Administrative, sales and/or retired personnel are not eligible for media admission passes. Media park visits can be requested via the Media Inquiry line on the Contact Us page and should be made at least one week prior to your desired date of visit.

 

Influencer Program

Are you an influencer, blogger or vlogger interested in a sponsored visit to the park? Kennywood welcomes influencers with unique followings across all social media platforms, including TikTok, Instagram, Facebook and YouTube. Influencer offerings and giveaways in exchange for content creation, infeed posts and stories are negotiable through our public relations department.

To learn more and to apply to the influencer program, please email pr@kennywood.com.

 

New Story Ideas

Looking for a new story to tell about Kennywood this year? Here's some ideas to get you started:

  • Hiring Efforts 
    • Kennywood's response to a changing job market
    • Why a job at Kennywood is perfect for all ages
    • The lifelong perks and benefits of joining our team: what can a job at Kennywood lead to?
  • 125th Celebration
    • The return of the beloved Kangaroo ride
    • Park-wide renovations and improvements
    • Dynamic new food, beverage and retail experiences in response to changing trends

 

Latest News 

Get the scoop on the latest news and events happening this summer at Kennywood! 

 

Park Descriptions

Looking for the right words? See our park descriptions below.

25 WORD PARK DESCRIPTION

Kennywood is Pittsburgh’s Thrill and Entertainment Destination! The park offers a unique mix of modern thrills and classic rides, providing unforgettable fun since 1898.

50 WORD PARK DESCRIPTION

Kennywood is Pittsburgh’s Thrill and Entertainment Destination! The park offers modern thrills and classic rides, including eight roller coasters, a 12-ride Kiddieland, lands themed to Thomas & Friends™ and the Pittsburgh Steelers, and several attractions that cannot be found anywhere else. Kennywood, founded in 1898, provides unforgettable fun for all ages.

100 WORD PARK DESCRIPTION

Kennywood is Pittsburgh’s Thrill and Entertainment Destination! The Pittsburgh-area park offers modern thrills and classic rides, including eight roller coasters, a 12-ride Kiddieland, lands themed to Thomas & Friends™ and the Pittsburgh Steelers, highlighted by the record-setting Steel Curtain coaster. Kennywood’s three wooden coasters have been designated Landmark rides by the American Coaster Enthusiasts (ACE), joining several other rides as unique Kennywood experiences. Founded as a trolley park in 1898 and named a National Historic Landmark in 1987, the Kennywood experience goes well beyond the rides. Guests enjoy homemade fudge, Deep Fried Oreos, and Kennywood’s world-famous Potato Patch fries!

Park Logos & Photos

Need a Kennywood logo or great shot of our park? Check out our gallery, or visit the Kennywood Media Dropbox for additional photos and video. Please email pr@kennywood.com if you need assistance obtaining park photo or video assets.
Right click and select "Save image as" to download

 

Kennywood 125th Celebration Logo