Correct press release format typically requires you to use Microsoft Word and ensure you are writing in Times New Roman or Arial fonts. Also, the margins will need to be set to ensure the press release does not get cut off.
A release date is when you want your press release content to be published or written about. There are a few ways you can handle this, depending on the intent and timing of your press release. Add the timeline for when you want your press release to be published or written about in the top-left corner of your press release and in all caps.
To the right of the logo, you can put your contact information. This includes the ways to contact the person that can answer questions about this press release directly and should have the name, email, and phone number. You want to include both a phone number and email address so that journalists can contact you in the manner in which they are most comfortable. This should be right-justified so that it is positioned along the right margin. It should look like this:
A press release headline appears at the top and center of your press release but below the logo, contact information, and release date.