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Press Release Checklist - Checklist.com Mobile App

This app will be of assistance when creating a press release. Any item not checked should be reviewed for improvement. Covers items to consider before, during and after writing the release. This Press Release Checklist is brought to you by Checklist.com.

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  • The Cooperative
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  • Red Bull
  • Mirvac

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    What is the item announced via news release?

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    Is this newsworthy?

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    What is your targeted audience?

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    Find a special angle for your story.

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    What is the purpose of the release?

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    Make sure your headline contains a single point and is factual.

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    Use the active voice and the present tense.

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    Summarize the story's who, what, why, when, where in the first paragraph.

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    Find ways to grab attention!

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    Do repeat information from your title.

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    Keep it conversational.

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    Follow the style guidelines of the Associated Press.

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    Make sure the formatting and style is appropriate.

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    Avoid passive sentences wherever possible.

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    Make sure your release answers the relevant questions.

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    Use short paragraphs for easy scanning.

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    Use subheads on long or complex copy.

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    Opinions or grand claims should be credited to an executive in a quote.

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    Give the name & title of the spokesperson once, thereafter use the surname only.

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    Include visual aids.

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    Review the release.

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    Have someone else proofread your copy.

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    Have it approved.

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    Decide where and how it should be distributed.

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    Announce it.

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    Link it with an event.

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    Check to whom should you make follow up calls.

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