Create a release Part 1

Modified on: Wed, 19 Oct, 2022 at 3:29 PM

Create a release Part 1 – Choose recipient and add your text


  1. Go to RELEASES - CREATE RELEASEmceclip0.png
  2. Click NEW RELEASEmceclip1.png
  3. Select your information type. Language and Industry (for Cision News). Click + ADD to add the channels you want to send to. Check the boxes for the lists you want.mceclip2.pngmceclip3.png
  4. Click NEXT
  5. Type/Copy and Paste your headline (This field is mandatory)mceclip4.png
  6. Type/Copy and Paste your lead paragraph (This field is not mandatory)mceclip5.png
  7. Type/Copy and Paste your body text (This field is mandatory)mceclip6.png
  8. Add your attachments


  • You can upload pictures, PDFs, Word files and more by:
  1. Click +    mceclip7.png
  2. Select a picture from the media bank or click UPLOAD MEDIAmceclip8.png
  3. Click CHOOSE FILE and find you file on your computer.mceclip9.png
  4. Click UPLOAD
  5. Click ADD TO RELEASEmceclip10.png


The picture at the bottom left will be picked up as an article picture on Cision News. If you do not want the picture to show up as an article picture, check the Hide on Cision News box.


For regulatory releases the PDF must be uploaded under Primary PDF Attachment. (Please note that when releasing financial reports, the complete report must be attached here). Copies of press releases are to be uploaded under


Choose between to Attach generated PDF or to Upload your own PDF.mceclip11.png

The PDF will have the same name as the file you uploaded, if you want to change it just write the new name in the box.       mceclip12.png

  1. Add the contact information and company information, from a saved profile, from the information from the newsroom or write freely.mceclip13.pngmceclip14.pngmceclip15.png
  2. Add all the tags you want by typing or clicking on +, the most recently tags will show up.mceclip16.png
  3. If you want to make your release a little bit fuller in the newsroom on Cision News, you can fill in the fields for Links, Quick fact, and Quotes.mceclip17.png
  4. You can at any time preview you text in the various formats that are sent out.mceclip18.png

When you are satisfied, Click NEXT. mceclip19.png

Continue with Create a release Part 2 – Release settings.

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