Media Alert

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Media Alert

A media alert is a brief document, like a memo, that gives the media information on an upcoming event they may want to cover. It can have the six basic facts (who, what, where, when, how and why) listed in bullet form. Be sure to include a contact name so journalists can get more information, and issue the alert with enough time for reporter to add it to the agenda.



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