Focus on one issue and stay on point.
Include writer’s name, complete address and daytime phone number.
Some publications reserve the right to edit letters/editorials.
Newspapers generally limit how often they will print letters from an individual.
Letters should generally be less than 250 words (depending on news outlet).
For those interested in submitting a letter to the editor of their local newspaper, below is a listing of newspapers and links to submit a letter:
Sarasota Herald-Tribune:¬†CLICK HERE¬†to find the online form
Bradenton Herald:¬†CLICK HERE¬†to find the online form (half-way down the page)
North Port/Port Charlotte/Punta Gorda:
Fort Myers News-Press:¬†CLICK HERE¬†to find the online form
Highlands Today:¬†CLICK HERE¬†to find the online form