Sample Press Release Form

RELEASE DATE: (Specific date or "For Immediate Release")

CONTACT:(Name, title, telephone number)



First paragraph should catch readers' attention and give essential elements of the press release. Remember to tell who, what, when, where, why and how. Continue main points in second paragraph. Remember to give information in descending order of importance. Editors will cut copy from the bottom up. When quoting individuals, identify them with professional title and/or relationship to the subject of the press release. Always type and double-space.

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(Heading for second page, top left corner)

(SUBJECT) - Add 1