Mom's Choice 2012

Triad Media Contact

Are you an artist, musician, non-profit organization, restaurant owner or a new business opening and looking for ways to publicize your news or events? You’ve come to the right resource!

Below you will find a list of Triad area media contacts and a sample press release for promoting your events and new information. Remember to check the required lead times (where applicable) so that you don’t miss the deadline.  The *s indicate publication that publish a community calendar.

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Business

The Business Journal Of  The Triad
100S. Elm St. Suite 400 
Greensboro, NC 27401
(336) 370-2895
Editor - triad@bizjournals.com

WINSTON SALEM JOURNAL/Business Section
(Daily)
PO Box 3159
Winston-Salem, NC 27102
(336) 727-7374
business@wsjournal.com

 

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WINSTON SALEM JOURNAL/Arts Section
(Daily)
Alan Cronk –Features Editor
PO Box 3159
Winston-Salem, NC 27102
(336) 727-7211
Heidi Freeman (calendar for Galleries)
hfreeman@wsjournal.com 
acronk@wsjournal.com
Sunday Arts section 12:00pm Tues. prior

RELISH
(Weekly entertainment)
Susan Gilmor  
PO Box 3159
Winston-Salem, NC 27102
(336) 727-7314
sgilmor@wsjournal.com


The Winston-Salem Chronicle*
617 N. Liberty St.
Winston-Salem, NC 27101
(336) 722-8624 Ext. 113
news@wschronicle.com
Deadline: Monday by 5pm

Enterprise-Record*
Editor
PO Box 99
Mocksville, NC 27028
(336) 751-2120
Lead Time: 1 week

Mt. Airy News*
Managing Editor
PO Box 808
Mt. Airy, NC 27030
(800) 820-6397
Lead Time: 1week

Clemmons Courier
Dwight Sparks
3600 Clemmons Rd.
P.O. Box 765
Clemmons, N.C. 27012
(336)766-4126
courier9@bellsouth.net

Jamestown News
Ogi Overman 
PO Box 5762 
High Point, NC 27262
(336) 841-4933
jamestownnews@northstate.net\
Deadline: Friday by noon

Thomasville Times
Lisa Wall, Editor
210 Church Ave.
High Point, N.C. 27262
336-888-3590
editor@tvilletimes.com


Kernersville News* 
Editor
PO Box 337
Kernersville, NC 27284
(336) 993-2161
editor@kernersvillenews.com
Deadline: Monday by 2pm

Dispatch*
Arts Editor
PO Box 908
Lexington, NC 27292
(336) 249-3981
jill.doss-raines@the-dispatch.com
Deadline: 9am daily

News & Record
Carl Wilson (Calendar Editor)
PO Box 20848
Greensboro, NC 27420
(336) 373-7145
carl.wilson@news-record.com
Lead time: 1-2 weeks

High Point Enterprise
Vickie Knopfler – Arts and Entertainment
PO Box 1009
High Point, NC 27261
(336) 888-3601
vknopfler@hpe.com


Go Triad Magazine
(Weekly Entertainment)
Carla Kucinski Seward, Editor 
106 South Church Street
Greensboro, NC 27401
Carla@gotriad.com


Courier Tribune*
Editor
PO Box 765
Winston-Salem, NC 27102
(336) 766-4126
courier9@bellsouth.net
Deadline: Tuesday by Noon

Yes! Weekly
(Weekly Magazine)
Brian Clarey, Editor
5500 Adams Farm Lane, Suite 204 
Greensboro, NC 27407
publisher@yesweekly.com
Leadtime: by 5:00 p.m. Friday

Downtown Winston Salem News
(Monthly Newspaper)
305 W. Fourth St., Suite 2-E 
Winston-Salem, NC 27101
(336)354-1500
admin@dwsp.org

Community Arts Café*
(Monthly Magazine)
Jim Tedder
PO Box 5067 
Winston-Salem, NC 27113-5067
(336)725-2372
Events@CommunityArtscafe.com


 

Forsyth Magazines http://www.facebook.com/ForsythWoman.ForsythFamily
Forsyth Woman and Forsyth Family (monthly publications) http://forsythfamilymagazine.com/
Forsyth Woman Engaged (bi-annual publication) http://forsythwoman.com/
6255 TownCenter Drive
Clemmons, NC  27012
888.892.3204
For upcoming events:  Calendar@ForsythMags.com
Lead time:  7th of the month prior to month for advertising or event

 

Winston-Salem Monthly Magazine
(Monthly)
418 N. Marshall Street
Winston-Salem, NC 27101
(336) 727-7396
wsmonthly@mediageneral.com


Q Living
PO Box 221841
Charlotte, NC 28222
editor@q-notes.com
(704) 531-9988
Lead time:

Our State/ NC Signature
(Monthly Magazine)
Elizabeth Hudson, Editor
P.O. Box 4552 
Greensboro, NC 27404
editorial@ourstate.com
(800)948-1409

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College Press

Old Gold & Black*
Editor
Wake Forest University
PO Box 7569
Winston-Salem, NC 27109
(336) 758-5280
Deadline: Wed. by 2pm

ogb@wfu.edu



THE CAROLINIAN
Box N1 Elliot University Center
UNCG
Greensboro, NC 27412
336-334-5752
thecarolinian@hotmail.com


The Guilfordian
www.guilforian.com/calendar


The Kudzu Gazette
(Quarterly)
336-761-6016
newsroom@kudzugazette.com

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Radio 

WFDD- FM 88.5
NPR
Marian Wilson Reich
PO Box 8850 
Winston-Salem, NC 27109
Arts- triadarts@wfu.edu
Community - wfdd@wfu.edu
(336) 758-8850
Lead time: 1 week


WSJS-AM 600
WMFR
875 West Fifth Street
Winston-Salem, NC 27101
Main Office - (336) 777-3900 
Studio for on-air calls: (336) 777-1600



WUAG 103.1 FM
UNCG College Radio
Taylor Building. UNCG
Greensboro, NC 27412
336-334-5588
Jack Bonney- News Director
wuag@uncg.edu

WQFS
Guilford College
17714 Founders hall
5800 W. Friendly Ave.
Greensboro, NC 27410
336-316-2352
wqfs@guilford.edu

WTQR-FM 104.1
WMAG-FM 99.5
WVBZ- FM 100.3
WGBT- FM 94.5
Angie Ward
2B-PAI Park 
Greensboro, NC 27409
(336) 822-2000
angieward@clearchannel.com


WOZN-FM 98.7*
Amy Kylander
www.987simon.com

WQMG- FM 97.1 *
Renee Vaughn
www.wqmg.com

WJMH-FM 102.1*
Rugbee 1500
www.102jamz.com

WMQX-FM 93.1*
Lee Ann Petty

WEAL-AM 1510*
A. C. Stone

WPET
Dave Compton*
(for above contacts)
7819 National Service Rd.
Greensboro, NC 27409
(336) 605-5200
Lead Time: 4 days


WTHZ-FM MAJIC 94.1
Ethan Briner
200 Radio Drive
Lexington, NC 27294
(336) 248-2716
ethan@majic941.com
www.majic941.com

WKZL- FM107.5 and
WKRR-FM 92.3
Public Service Director
192 E. Lewis St.
Greensboro, NC 27406
(336) 849-9577

WSNC 90.5
Meko Taylor
Program Specialist
601 Marin Luther King Jr. Drive
Hall-Patterson Bldg. First Floor
Winston-Salem, NC 27110
taylorml@wssu.edu
336.750.8733

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Elvin Jenkins
General Manager
601 Marin Luther King Jr. Drive
Hall-Patterson Bldg. First Floor
Winston-Salem, NC 27110

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Television

ABC- WXLV
Public Service Director
3500 Meyer Lee Dr.
Winston-Salem, NC 27101
(336) 722-4545
NO NEWS, JUST COMMUNITY CALENDAR INFORMATION

WXII-TV 12
700 Coliseum Dr.
Winston-Salem, NC 27106
(336) 703-6200 Newsroom

newstips@wxii12.com (Assignment Editor)
communitycalendar@wxii12.com


WGHP Fox 8
Box HP-8
High Point, NC 27261
news@wghp.com


WFMY-TV
Public Service Director
PO Box TV2
Greensboro, NC 27420
(336) 379-9369
news@wfmy.com

News 14 Carolina (Time Warner Cable News)
5921 W. Friendly Avenue
Suite #A
Greensboro, NC 27410
Phone: (336) 856-9497
Toll-Free: (866) 907-9497
media@news14.com

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New Media


Smitty’s Notes * – Twice Monthly Email Newsletter
(336)722-2446
smitty@smittysnotes.com
www.smittysnotes.com
Post on event community calendar on web site
Deadline for e-newsletter content: 10th and 28th of each month
 

336Events
www.336events.com
info@336events.com
336-285-0158

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Sample Press Release (all names are fictitious):
For Immediate Release
Date 
Contact Information:
Jane Doe, Doe Public Relations
Telephone: 336/555-5555
Fax: 336/555-5555
E-mail: jane.doe@doepublicrelations.com 
Festival Celebrates World Class Art and Musicians

Winston-Salem, N.C. – Fine art and Music Lovers will enjoy Winston-Salem’s 
August 5th celebration “Art of Tomorrow”, featuring eccentric art and musicians 
from around the country. The day long festival, sponsored by the Winston-Salem 
Artist Connection, will begin at 10 am until 7pm at Herrington Park. 

The day’s events include individual presentations of each artist’s renowned 
works, several musical performances, and a wine and cheese social hour at 
5:30pm. “We are excited about bringing all these fantastic artist in one place. 
With a large crowd we hope to bring this event to the community each year” 
according to Janis Doe - Executive Director, Winston-Salem Artist Connection. 
Various Children’s games and activities will also be available. The park is 
located at 739 Park St. For directions and more information call The Artist 
Connection at (336) 555-5555 or log on to the Artist Connection events website 
at www.artistconnection.com

Remember to include:

Name of the event, times, dates, event location, brief description, and cost (if 
applicable). It would be helpful to have a contact person, their name, address, 
phone and fax numbers. Include e-mail address and web site (if applicable).

Quotes from the organizers noting the significance of the event should be also 
incorporated in the press release. 

To help better promote your news and events in a timing matter, and to be 
considered by the media outlets, please be aware of the submission deadlines.

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