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This page provides guidance on some of the publicity channels you can use to promote your event. More-detailed information is available on the Campus Publicity Policies and Procedures website.

Jump to information about promoting your event in the following ways:

Weinberg home page's highlighted events

If you would like your event to be considered for the Weinberg home page's list of highlighted events, you must first list it on the PlanIt Purple online calendar (PlanIt Purple instructions), then send the event listing link to As space becomes available, new listings will be added to the home page with links to the PlanIt Purple listing.

The Daily Northwestern

Display ads

The ad deadline is two business days in advance if you are providing the artwork and three business days in advance if you would like Daily staff to create the ad. 

Editorial coverage

To make editors aware of an event, send an email or fax two weeks in advance to the newsroom/editorial with concise information, including date, time, location, contacts, and a short description. Include a press release if one has been prepared for other outlets.

Other publicity channels

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