Tell local media about your event

Contacting local media to let them know about your event can be a really great way to spread the word.

Local newspapers, radio and tv stations are always looking for news and stories about what’s happening in the local area. There are several different ways that you can get in touch with local media to let them know about your event.

1. Provide some key information about your event and ask them to share these details with their readers, listeners or viewers in advance.

2. Send a press release giving more detailed information about your event. You can use this template.

3. Invite them to send a photographer or reporter to cover your event on the day. You can use this template.

4. Share photographs and some information about your event soon after it has taken place.