Your press release should be concise and utilize active voice. Design the release in an upside-down pyramid format, with the most important information at the top. When available, include a quote that news outlets can use for their stories. Utilize traditional format. See Format GuidelinesLinks to an external site. for details. Your press release format must include the following five essential components: Title, Headline, Body, Contact Information, Ending. Guidelines for Submission: The assignment must follow these formatting guidelines: 1 FULL page (approximately 500 words in total), full-block style, single-spacing, 12-point Times New Roman font, and one-inch margins. Include your contact information within the footnote of the document.