Media Relations

Use your local media market to spread the word about CCL and build support for the Energy Innovation Act.


These trainings address the many avenues and outlets for leveraging traditional print media to its fullest in spreading the word about climate solutions.

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CCL Media Basics

An overview of how CCL’s national Communications team supports your local media work and where to find resources on Community. Learn now!

How To Write Effective Letters to the Editor

Learn what makes an effective Letter to the Editor, as well as tips for getting it published. Learn now!

Opinion Columns (Op-Eds)

Learn the process of writing an op-ed, how to submit one to your local media outlet; and different approaches or angles one could take. Learn now!

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Generating Editorial Endorsements

Engage your local newspaper's editorial board by meeting with them and sending them regular updates about CCL's efforts. Learn now!

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Generating Media Coverage

Let's get CCL in the news! You can help generate articles, TV hits, and radio stories about our work. Learn now!

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Preparing For Media Interviews

Learn how to prepare for and respond to interview questions, keep the interview on track, and get your message across in the media. Learn now!

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Dive Deeper

Share your questions about print media in the Media Relations forum discussions.