PPA has prepared a sample news release with information that you can use to create your own release, celebrating your achievement. Please SUBSTITUTE THE MATERIAL IN (BOLD PARENTHESES) WITH YOUR OWN INFORMATION, customize the rest, and send it to the local newspaper, post it on your website or blog, etc. If you have additional questions regarding publicity, contact PPA’s Communications Specialist at (800) 339-5451, extension 226.
Local Photographer Joins International Non-Profit Council
(YOUR CITY, STATE, DATE)—Professional photographer (YOUR NAME) of (YOUR BUSINESS NAME) in (YOUR CITY, STATE) was elected to the Professional Photographers of America (PPA) Council for the 2021 – 2024 term. An international nonprofit association with more than 30,000 members, PPA is ultimately governed by its members through such council representatives.
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PPA Councilors are professional photographers who volunteer their time and service to guide and act as the voice for their state's PPA members. Duties include discussing and voting on changes to the bylaws and the association's leadership (via the election of the Nominating Committee and the Board of Directors). They also play a crucial role in sharing the PPA message to existing, new, and prospective PPA members in their state.
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Professional Photographers of America (PPA) is the largest and longest-standing nonprofit photography trade association. Founded in 1868, PPA helps over 30,000 professionals elevate their craft and grow their businesses with resources and education, all under PPA's core guiding principle of bridging the gap between photographers and their consumers. To learn more, visit PPA.com.
Contact: (YOUR NAME)
(YOUR TELEPHONE NUMBER)
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