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Ouachita's Office of Communications & Marketing provides press release writing and distribution services to current students, faculty and staff through its student News Bureau as schedules permit. 

Please include as much detail as possible: date, time, location, ticket price, program information, etc. (Or upload a Word document below.) Beyond the basic facts, what is special about the program that readers should be aware of? Is there anything unique or atypical for this performance?
Please share a few personal comments about the event or honor, including what the significance is and/or the impact you hope it achieves. We're looking for quotes we can include in the story to strengthen the facts themselves, give a personal angle to the story and add a voice of standing to the story. Our audience is the external public, not current students, so speak to community members, the broader media and people who may not be familiar with the university. // If someone else should be interviewed in addition to you, please list their names here.
Please include contact information if possible.
Please email any additional files to newsbureau@obu.edu. Files could include a Word document with the complete event program, cast list, artist statement or a photo (portraits/headshots of key individuals, images of artwork, etc.). For concerts, include the complete set list with song titles (including larger works) and composers, as well as any soloists or featured artists.
 

Please include, in order of performance: song titles, major work titles and composer name(s), as well as any notes about assisting artists for each piece. (Or email a Word document to newsbureau@obu.edu.)
Please share a few personal comments about the recital, including what the significance is and/or the impact you hope it achieves. Our audience is the external public, not current students, so speak to community members, the broader media and people who may not be familiar with the university.
Please include contact information if possible.
Your request must be received at least TWO WEEKS in advance of your recital in order for your press release to be written.
Is there anything else we need to know about the recital?
Please email any additional files to newsbureau@obu.edu. Files could include a Word document with the complete event program, cast list, artist statement or a photo (portraits/headshots of key individuals, images of artwork, etc.). For concerts, include the complete set list with song titles (including larger works) and composers, as well as any soloists or featured artists.
 

Please include as much detail as possible: date, time, location, ticket price, cast list, program information, etc. (Or email a Word document to newsbureau@obu.edu.) Beyond the basic facts, what is special about the program that readers should be aware of? Is there anything unique or atypical for this performance?
Please share a few personal comments about the event, including what the significance is and/or the impact you hope it achieves. We're looking for quotes we can include in the story to strengthen the facts themselves, give a personal angle to the story and add a voice of standing to the story. Our audience is the external public, not current students, so speak to community members, the broader media and people who may not be familiar with the university. // If someone else should be interviewed in addition to you, please list their names here.
Please include contact information if possible.
Please email any additional files to newsbureau@obu.edu. Files could include a Word document with the complete program information, cast list or a photo.
 

Please include as much detail as possible: type of exhibit (graphic design/studio art); exhibit date, time, location; reception date, time, location; types of art to be included; themes to be explored; etc. (Or email a Word document to newsbureau@obu.edu.)
Please share a few personal comments about the event or honor, including what the significance is and/or the impact you hope it achieves. We're looking for quotes we can include in the story to strengthen the facts themselves, give a personal angle to the story and add a voice of standing to the story. Our audience is the external public, not current students, so speak to community members, the broader media and people who may not be familiar with the university. // If someone else should be interviewed in addition to you, please list their names here.
Please include contact information if possible.
Please email any additional files to newsbureau@obu.edu. Files could include a Word document with an artist statement or bio or photos of the artist(s) or  artwork that will be included in the exhibit.
 

Please provide as much detail as possible. What is the achievement, event or other notable item needing promotion? Why does the off-campus community need to know about it?
Please share a few personal comments about the honor, including what the significance is and/or the impact you hope it achieves. We're looking for quotes we can include in the story to strengthen the facts themselves, give a personal angle to the story and add a voice of standing to the story. Our audience is the external public, not current students, so speak to community members, the broader media and people who may not be familiar with the university. // If someone else should be interviewed in addition to you, please list their names here.
Please include contact information if possible.
Please email any additional files to newsbureau@obu.edu. Files could include a Word document with additional details or photos of key individuals, etc.
 

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