Press Release Format
Use 8 ½ x 11 paper.
Use a minimum of one-inch margins on each side of the page.
Use a Bold typeface for the headlines to draw attention.
Capitalize the first letter of all words in the headline (with the
exception of: “a”, “an”, “the”, or prepositions such as: “of”, “to”, or
“from”). The combination of upper and lower case makes it easier to
Complete the paragraph on one page instead of carrying it over onto the
Use only one side of each sheet of paper.
Use the word “more” between two dashes and center it at the bottom of
the page to let reporters know that another page follows.
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Use three numbers symbols immediately following the last paragraph to
indicate the end of the press release:
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Press Release Guidelines