Outreach Materials for Media Contact: Press Releases

Sample Press Release for Electronic Media (TV and Radio)

Press release templates useful for 15, 30, and 60 second radio and Television news spots. (Courtesy of Linda Derry, Alabama Historical Commission and Old Cahawba Archaeological Park)

Press Release for 'Calendar of Events'

This format is suitable for sending information to newspapers, publications, and weather channel "crawls”. (Courtesy of Linda Derry, Alabama Historical Commission and Old Cahawba Archaeological Park)

Sample Newspaper Press Release

(Courtesy of Linda Derry, Alabama Historical Commission and Old Cahawba Archaeological Park)

Sample Media Press Release

Press Release designed for Print and TV media. (Courtesy Maureen Malloy, SAA Public Education Manager)