Press Release Template

Resource Overview

A template to create a properly formatted Press Release.


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Your Problem

You need to develop a standardized press release. It is important that your press release be well written, contains precise information, captures your key messages, and that it establish credibility for your company.

Our Solution

A Microsoft Word Press Release Template to create a properly formatted Press Release with the following structure:

  • Headline
  • Contact Information
  • Date Line
  • Lead Sentence – summary of the release
  • About Company 


Use the press release template to ensure you are preparing your releases in a format the media expect, as many of the communications you emit will go out in this form. Consider that press releases can be the cornerstone of any publicity program. Our press release template will provide you with the elements you need to properly structure your press release in a way that is both relevant and interesting to the reader.

Every element presented on the template is important and will help you create a lasting impact on reporters. Paying particular attention to spelling, grammar and punctuation will benefit your overall media strategy. Download our free Public Relations Plan Methodology, which uses this tool to help you implement a PR program that gets results.

Key Benefits

  • increased credibility with media
  • standardized communications
  • ensures professional format
  • save 1 hour on formatting
  • provides a real-world example


Microsoft Word Document

Estimated Time Required: 1 Hour

Skills Required: PR Writing