If you would like to generate media coverage about the issues you think are important, we have created a brief guide which gives you hints and tips about engaging with the media.
Within the guide we have included sample press releases and a template letter to editor which you can edit with your relevant information, as well as a list media contacts. By sending a press release to a local paper about an event you are hosting, or emailing your comments to a radio station where issues are debated, you can ensure your voice is heard!
High 5 - Media guide (PDF 274KB) High 5 - Media guide (DOC 438KB)
High 5 - Sample Press Release 1 (PDF 266KB) High 5 - Sample Press Release 1 (DOC 427KB)
High 5 - Sample Press Release 2 (PDF 268KB) High 5 - Sample Press Release 2 (DOC 428KB)
High 5 - Template Letter to Editor (PDF 9KB) High 5 - Template Letter to Editor (DOT 23KB)
High 5 - Local Media Contact List (PDF 178KB) High 5 - Local Media Contact List (DOC 489KB)
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