Press Release Template

Get more media coverage with free press release templates. Downloads in Word format. Includes general press release, and templates for more releases.

Updated on July 15th, 2020

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A press release template is a professionally structured and well-written press release with all the details left blank for someone to fill in. Businesses use a press release template instead of writing their own or paying someone to write one for them.

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An all-purpose, general-purpose press release template. Fill in the blanks, and send it out to the media.

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Press Release Template:

NEWS RELEASE

[Release Information]
[Company Name]
[Date]

[Headline]
[Insert Subhead]

[Location], [Date] – News release content.

Here you can include 3-4 paragraphs explaining what the news is. The copy should outline why this news is important and provide enough details for readers to understand what is going on.

About [Company Name] This is a brief boilerplate description of what your company is and what it does. In this paragraph, you should state what makes your business unique.

Media Contact:
[Name]
[Job Title]
[Email address]
[Phone number]
[Website]

Tips:

  • Plan your press release before writing.
  • Always include interesting quotes.
  • Revise your headlines and subheaders until they're great.
  • Include contact information.
  • Add your backgrounder.

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Press Release Sample:

NEWS RELEASE

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

ABC Corporation
10/29/2021

The ABC Corporation Moves Headquarters to Normal, Illinois
New Location Allows for Expanded Operations

Chicago, October 29 – The ABC Corporation will be moving its headquarters and all operations to a new location in Normal, Illinois, from its current home in downtown Chicago, early next month.

"The new location will allow us to greatly expand our operations while lowering our monthly rent," said ABC Corporation CEO Juan Smith.

The expansion comes as ABC Corp. is seeing an increase in demand for its products. They anticipate hiring for 100 positions early next year, as they settle into their new location.

About the ABC Corporation

The ABC Corporation has been in the business of making things for the B2C and B2B markets since 1976. It was recently recognized as one Illinois' best places to work, and as a regional leader in manufacturing.

Media Contact:
Emma Potter - Public Relations
epotter@abccorpemail.com
(555) 555-1212
www.abccorporationwebsite.net

FAQs:

What is a press release template?

A press release template is a professionally structured and well-written press release with all the details left blank for someone to fill in. Businesses use a press release template instead of writing their own or paying someone to write one for them.

Where can I find help writing a press release template?

Check out press release services that offer writing services, such as eReleases. Also, see our article on how to write press releases.