Information from FIRE's Media Forum for Nonprofits

This page contains information distributed at our Media Forum for Nonprofits on Friday, May 16, 2003. Contact information for the participating journalists is also posted.

Handouts from the event are posted below as PDF files. To view most of the files on this page, you need to use the Adobe Acrobat Reader. If you don't have it, no problem, it is a free download and it doesn't take too long.

The documents below were scanned manually, so if you have a dial-up connection it might take a few minutes to download a file. If you have any problems, you are welcome to contact us and we will do our best to help.

Asheville.com contact and submission information.
Asheville Citizen-Times information on submitting a commentary.
Asheville Citizen-Times information on submitting letters to the editor.
Asheville Citizen-Times information on how to get a story into the Metro section, plus Metro editor contact info.
Mountain Xpress Managing Editor Cecil Bothwell's example of a good press release.
Mountain Xpress Managing Editor Cecil Bothwell's rules for writing a strong press release.
Mountain Xpress Staff Reporter Tracy Rose shares advice on writing press releases and on cultivating relationships with reporters (page 1 of 2).
Mountain Xpress Staff Reporter Tracy Rose shares advice on writing press releases and on cultivating relationships with reporters (page 2 of 2).
Mountain Xpress calendar listing submission tips and rules (page 1 of 2)
Mountain Xpress calendar listing submission tips and rules (page 2 of 2)
WLOS Community Service Sponsorship Form.
WLOS Community Sponsorships Guide -- download as WORD FILE or view as HTML.
WLOS Contact list.

Funding for this event was provided by the Community Foundation of Western North Carolina and the New Leaf Fund.

 

 

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