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Media & Digital Content

Close to the Action

Arlington’s proximity to Capitol Hill, the White House, the Pentagon, federal agencies, and global NGOs is why PBS, Politico, Axios, WJLA and more choose Arlington. In addition to being close to the action, award-winning news, media, and digital content providers have access to Arlington’s incredibly talented and specialized workforce in fields like technology, policy, economics and more, as well as an active community of marketing, public relations, and digital and traditional media procurement firms. 

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Next to Newsmakers

Arlington is home to the Pentagon and is just minutes from the White House, the U.S. Capitol, more than 170 foreign embassies and global NGOs that shape national and international news. Arlington is an ideal location for keeping the pulse on the nonstop news coming from the nation’s capital.


Worldwide and Regional Accessibility

Arlington is home to Ronald Reagan National Airport, which flies nonstop to 102 destinations in North America. It makes Arlington the perfect location for journalists traveling to find their next story. Washington Dulles International Airport and Baltimore Washington International Airport offer additional nonstop flight options to destinations across Europe, Asia, Africa and South America. Arlington is also connected to Amtrak for quick travel to East Coast destinations like Philadelphia and New York City.


Highly Skilled Workforce

The Washington, D.C. metro region has more than 250,000 people working in technical fields such as computer science, information systems, engineering and data analytics. Media and digital content companies located in the area have access to employees experienced in content development and production, news analysis and data analytics to optimally engage with audiences and maximize revenues. As one of the world’s major communications and news centers, the region’s workforce is well equipped to support its news outlets and the award-winning journalists, writers and editors creating valuable content delivered across multiple platforms. Arlington also boasts a wide range of creative talent: videographers, sound engineers and art directors as well as experienced marketing and advertising professionals.

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"PBS relocated its headquarters to Arlington in 2006. In the intervening years, the area has undergone dramatic transformation and revitalization. We are located in close proximity to multiple forms of public transit, there are great retail and food options just steps from our building, and we’ve developed partnerships with local organizations such as Bike Arlington and the Arlington Artists Alliance’s Art Underground that have further strengthened our connection to this vibrant neighborhood. Being headquartered in Arlington has brought innovation and creative energy to both PBS and our employees, and we’re proud to call Northern Virginia our home.”

Paula Kerger, CEO, PBS

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Adam J. Henry, CEcD

Senior Business Development Manager

A Certified Economic Development professional, Adam focuses on the emerging and startup technology business community in Arlington. He can help your company become part of Arlington’s media and digital content industry.

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