Writing Sample: News Release

In my PR writing class, we practiced many types of PR writing pieces.  Here is a sample of a news release I wrote: (You can also download a PDF of the news release at the end of this post.)




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Al Gore to speak about global warming

Gore is Our Earth Annual Meeting keynote speaker

(INDIANAPOLIS, Feb. 6, 2013) – Al Gore, the nation’s 45th vice president, author and Nobel Peace Prize winner, will speak at the Our Earth annual meeting on Feb. 7, 2013 at 8 p.m. at the Indiana Roof Ballroom and will cover his book, “The Future: Six Drivers of Global Change.”

While on his first visit to Indianapolis, Gore will meet with Charles R. Bantz, the Indiana University Purdue University Indianapolis (IUPUI) chancellor. Gore will also address IUPUI’s School of Public and Environmental Affairs (SPEA) classes.

Gore received a Nobel Peace Prize for his work in climate change activism and is an avid global warming activist.


Founded in January 2005, Our Earth’s mission is to educate, reform and assist the global warming reform in America. Our Earth is a not-for-profit company and is headquartered in Indianapolis.

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