Meet the Communications Department

Cardinals Communications
Communications Team

The St. Louis Cardinals Communications Department is the central point of contact for local and national media interested in covering the team. The Communications team manages media credentialing, coordinates player and front office interviews and photo shoots, issues press releases, conducts press conferences, produces video and multimedia digital content, manages the team's social and digital media , staffs the press box on game days at Busch Stadium and manages pre and post-game clubhouse media availability.

The Cardinals Communications Department is responsible for publishing the team's annual media guide, as well as producing daily game notes, home stand highlights, maintaining an updated repository of club information such as statistics, team biographies and historical records. The Communications department oversees club photography, produces the Cardinals Insider with Ozzie Smith TV show and daily videos for the team’s various digital platforms, is responsible for managing the team's digital archive and keeping a current repository of multi-media assets to assist media with covering the team.

The Men Behind the Lenses

Back row –L to R: Dan Donovan, Bill Greenblatt
Front row- L to R: Jim Herren, Taka Yanagimoto, Scott Rovak

With more than one hundred years of combined experience covering the team, the St. Louis Cardinals team photographers are among the best in the game of baseball. Some of the most iconic and memorable images in team history have been captured by these talented men behind the lenses. Our photography corps includes (left to right): Jim Herren, who has been taking photos for the St. Louis Cardinals for more than four decade; Dan Donovan, photographer for the team since 1985; Taka Yanagimoto, Manager of Photography for the Cardinals who joined the club in 2013 as the full-time leader of the photographic team; Bill Greenblatt, who has been covering the Cardinals for more than 20 years with UPI and most recently for the Cardinals; and Scott Rovak, who has been taking photos for the Cardinals for more than a decade.