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welcome to your favorite assignment of the year

Each year, the Bee welcomes hundreds of correspondents, photographers and video journalists from the D.C. area and around the world who tell inspiring stories of the Herculean efforts our champion spellers undertake. If you're a member of the media looking to cover the Bee in 2020, complete our online application. 

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We're here for you year-round, providing the who-what-when-where-how on the Bee's past, present and future. 


Contact Valerie Miller,

Communications Manager and Media Liaison,


Contact  Valerie