Writing a news release
April 5, 2018
A press release might be the best way to present news to us for publication. It’s not hard to do. Here are some tips to follow.
Today, news releases can be sent to the paper by email.
Keep it short. Space is limited in our small paper; so brief items have the greatest chance of being published. If we want more information, we will get in touch with the news release writer.
Get to the point. The important information in your news release should appear at the beginning. This way editors can shorten news items by cutting from the bottom of the story, and yet the important information will be...