This press release uses a format that is generally accepted by most media. The release should be double-spaced. Keep it brief and in inverted-pyramid style: most important news first, secondary news next, etc. If the story runs on to a second page, identify your story in the upper left-hand corner. End the release with three # symbols bottom-center.
Contact: <contact information>
<DATELINE>--<city name> has planned a <area to be cleaned> cleanup called <cleanup name>. This event, which is open to everyone, will take place <date and time> at <location>.
<details of cleanup>
Volunteers for <cleanup name> should report to <reporting location> at <reporting time> on <day of cleanup>. For more information, please contact <contact person> at .