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					News Releases
A news release, like a news story, should have short sentences and paragraphs.The first couple of paragraphs should cover
Who,What,When,Where,Why and How questions. Releases should be submitted at least 10 days in advance and include:
• Contact name and daytime phone number                  • Ticket information and event beneficiaries
• Event details and location directions                  • Web site for more information

                              Web pages at (free to nonprofit groups)
                              SWFL nonprofit organizations can set up a free web page to post blogs and
                              photos. Create a nonprofit web page by becoming a member of
                              After registering, build your page and send an email to:
                              with “nonprofit” in the subject line.The email must include the screen name for your
                              nonprofit organization.We will add your organization and a link to your page at
                     Use your web page to blog frequently and post photos
                              for your organization. For more information about nonprofit pages call
                              Michelle Hudson at 239.344.4883.

General Information
The News-Press and                              Bonita Springs Office
2442 Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd.                          24850 Old 41 Road, Suite 25
Fort Myers, FL 33901                                           Bonita Springs, FL 34135
239.335.0200                                                   239.339.1023
Fax: 239.335.0265                                              Fax: 239.992.8508

Customer Service                                               Cape Coral Office
Subscriptions:                  1.800.468.0233                 1490 Pine Island Road NE, Bld. 3, Suites B&C
                                                               Cape Coral, FL 33909
Display Advertising:              239.335.0520                 239.945.3900
                                                               Fax: 239.945.3886
Classified Advertising:           239.335.0335

Legal Notices:                    239.335.0258

Obituaries:                       239.335.0324

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Information Center Contacts
Publisher & President:              Crime News:               Cape Government:
Carol Hudler                        Rachel Myers              Brian Liberatore
239.335.0277                        239.335.0349              239.344.4622    

Executive Editor:                   Investigative/Tell Mel:   Lehigh Editor:
Terry Eberle                        Melanie Payne             Casey Logan
239.335.0280                        239.335.0387              239.344.4721       

Senior Managing Editor:             Online Digital Editor:    Marco Island Sun Times Editor:
Cindy McCurry-Ross                  Mark Bickel               Joe Taylor
239.344.4812                        239.335.0347              239.394.4050 ext 307       

Local News/Asst. Managing Editor:   Photo Editor:             Grandeur Magazine:
Sheldon Zoldan                      Ricardo Rolon             Tracy Jones
239.335.0560                        239.335.0373              239.335.0236
Fax 239.334.0708          
                                    Bonita Editor:            SWFL Parent & Child Magazine:
Business Editor:                    Betty Wells     
Steve McQuilkin                     239.339.1016              Pamela Hayford
239.335.0352                  239.335.0448
Fax: 239.335.0265                                              Bonita Community News:
                                    Amy Sowder      
Sports Editor:                      239.339.1021              Molly Beaudin
Ed Reed                         239.344.4841
Fax: 239.334.0708                   Estero News:                Christina Cepero          Events:
                                    239.339.1019              Julia Moore
Lifestyles/Custom Content:    239.335.0561
Wendy Fullerton Powell                              
239.335.0388                        Cape Coral Editor:
Fax: 239.334.0708                   Tom Hayden           239.344.4621              Community News:
                              Mary Ann Husty
Opinion Page/Community                                        239.335.0263
Conversations:                      Cape Life Editor:
David Plazas                        Brian Hubbard   
239.335.0224                        239.344.4630
Fax: 239.335.0265         
                                    Cape Police & Fire:
Mailbag:                            Denes Husty
Martha Hill                         239.344.4618


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