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This fom is used when notifying media of an event.

Sample Media Alert -1





Contact:          [Media contact name]                                                                  

           [Affiliate Name]                      

phone number          / cell phone / e-mail address                         



[localized theme]

[Affiliate Name] hosts




          On Thursday June 5, [Affiliate Name] joins America's Second Harvest, the nations largest hunger-relief charity to sponsor National Hunger Awareness Day. Through [Describe local event], [Affiliate Name] is working with [list local partners] and America's Second Harvest to urge [service area] to learn more about hunger based on the overarching theme: No child should miss a meal this summer (needs some work . . .).


WHAT:       Short explanation of event highlighting camera friendly or newsworthy aspects 


WHERE:          [Name of agency and/or location of event]

                    Street address (and/or cross streets or other identifying landmarks

                    Phone number at EVENT site (or cell phone number)                


WHEN:          Day, Date and Time of event  (start and finish times)

                    If there is a program (rather than an open house) give key times here


WHO:         List key participants (Children enrolled in Kids Cafe program; Mayor; local TV weatherman; major donors, etc.)