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Write a letter to the editor

General Guidelines

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)

Venice Gondolier: Email

Englewood Sun: Email

North Port/Port Charlotte/Punta Gorda:

North Port Sun: Email

Charlotte Sun: Email

Punta Gorda Herald: Email


Naples Daily News: Email

Desoto County:

The Arcadian: Email