Free press release templates

If you're not familiar with press releases then writing one can be a steep learning curve, but by having a template to get you started can make the process a whole lot easier.

We have created and collected the best press release templates so you can research and find out how to format them correctly when manually sending them out. Please see below for 'Press Release Templates' which are free to download and use.

If you are sending a press release through Pressat, then a template will not be needed as our platform formats the content and hosts them online for easy viewing with an optional .PDF version.

As standard all press releases must adhere to the following structure: Date format, headline, summary, body text, quotes, final information and notes to editors. Please bare this in mind when viewing the templates and writing your own.

Templates for businesses

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PDF Template 2.pdf

How to format the press release

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Templates for bands and musicians

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How to write a press release

Now that you have a template to help you structure a press release in the correct industry format, we recommend reading our guide on writing the the perfect press release it's helped thousands of businesses get media coverage.

Examples of press releases

We recommend reading through several press release of leaders in your industry to get a good idea of how they format and structure the copy, it will help you write a press release thats going to grab the attention of a journalist. We have cherry picked several press releases that gained quality media coverage you can analyse here or below:

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