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Use this guide for comprehensive, step-by-step instructions on how to raise awareness of PH through the media. You’ll find information on sharing your personal story, promoting events and meetings and airing public service announcements. Plus, you’ll find tips and resources that will help you as you contact your local news outlets.

To order free copies of PHA's Press Kit or the Media Action Network Media Guide, contact us by writing to MediaAction@PHAssociation.org or call 301-565-3004 x753. 

The Basic Steps
Start here to master the basics of contacting the media and sharing your story.
Public Service Announcements
Share information on PH with a large number of people in your area by working with TV and radio stations on PSAs.
Media and your Event or Support Group Meeting
Draw participants to your Special Event or support group meeting by promoting it in the media. Or, encourage reporters to cover PH by inviting them to your event.
Letters to the Editor and Op-Eds
Get the word out about an important PH-related event or issue in an easy, straightforward way.
Media Tips and Resources
Learn tips about how to contact the media, how to work with reporters and how to write effective press releases and PSAs.

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