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>--<protest organizers> has planned a public rally to protest <subject of protest>. The rally will be held at <location>, on <date of rally> beginning at <time>.
<details of rally>
Citizens wishing to participate in the rally should report to <location> at <date of rally> on <time>. For more information, please contact <contact person> at <contact number>.