Press Release Submission Guidelines
Sunday, February 24, 2013 4:00 PM
Winnemucca Publishing welcomes information to share with our readers about local clubs, organizations, nonprofits or events. Please send submissions to our email address at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Press releases should be written in complete sentences. The essential information should be in the release, including who, what, when and where. Include a brief biography if there is a featured speaker; and/or the history or mission statement of an event or organization, such as for an annual event or a nonprofit organization.
For fundraisers, please indicate where the proceeds will go or what they will be used for. List the full, formal title of individuals referred to or quoted in the press release.
Press releases must include the event, location, including street address, time and a contact phone number. If we have any questions, we need a person to call.
Submitted photos should properly give credit to the photographer. Identify all individuals who are pictured in the photo from left to right. Please make sure all names are spelled correctly.
Photos accompanying press releases should be in jpg, jpeg or gif file format.
Deadline for the Tuesday issue of the Humboldt Sun is Friday at 5 p.m.
Deadline for the Friday issue of the Humboldt Sun is Wednesday at 5 p.m.
Submissions made after deadline may be held for the next issue of the newspaper. Please give the editorial staff time to edit and format your press release and photo. Specify the date you would like the press release to run. Although no date can be guaranteed, every effort will be made to publish your press release in a timely fashion.
Send the press release in the main body of the email, not an attachment. Photos in jpg, jpeg format can be attached.
Press releases may be edited for space, grammar, style, content and good taste. Winnemucca Publishing reserves the right to reject editorial material submitted for publication.