News Releases and other helpful PR and promotion links for promoting your club activities
If you need help figuring out how to get your local paper to print your story or how to write a press release go surfing on the net. The RI website has a wealth of information to help you.
Spend some time browsing each of the links on the RI site - Materials; Membership; The Rotary Foundation; RI Programs; Newsroom; Events; Club-District Support, Training and Graphics. The PDF documents, graphics and Power Point presentations are ready to download at the click of the mouse.
- The RI Download Center has background materials to help you write your releases. Visit the center at: http://www.rotary.org/en/AboutUs/SiteTools/DownloadLibrary/Pages/ridefault.aspx
- The Rotary Public Relations Link has a wealth of information about Effective Public Relations. The link can be found at: http://www.rotary.org/support/prtools/index.html
Sign up for Rotary PR Tips, a biweekly newsletter that offers innovative ideas for clubs to promote Rotary in their community. You can contact the editor, Joseph Lorenzo to ask questions by e-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org
Need additional help? The Community Media Workshop website has information on how to write a press release.
Want a fill in the blank press release form?
Try the "guided press release creator" link to write a press release. Give it a try at: http://www.newstips.org/interior.php?section=PR+Tips&main_id=141
Another site with helpful News release information:
Need to grab media attention and get your stories into print?
Additional help can be found by clicking the links on the left side of the web page.