Sample Media Alert
For Immediate Release
[INSERT ORGANIZATION NAME] TO HOST [INSERT ACTIVITY]
DURING AMERICAN EDUCATION WEEK
WHAT: [insert organization name] will host [insert activity] during the National Education Association's 88th annual American Education Week, November 15–21, 2009. [Insert brief details about the activity/event].
WHO: [Insert prominent figures, celebrities, and/or speakers].
WHEN: [Insert day and time of your specific American Education Week event].
WHERE: [Insert location, including street address and city of your activity/event].
WHY: NEA's American Education Week presents all Americans with an opportunity to honor individuals who are making a difference in ensuring that every child receives a quality education. The weeklong celebration spotlights the different people who are critical in building great public schools for the nation’s 50 million K-12 students.
CONTACT: [Insert media contact name and telephone number].