- Journalists & Media
Step 1 - Enquiry
Communicate with "PR Newswire Representative".
Step 2 - Account set up and prepayment
Fill in account registration form.
prepayment is required for first time users.
in cases of distribution on behalf of 3rd party, authorization is required.
Step 3 - Press release submission
Submit press release online through our APAC Portal.
Step 4 - Revision and approval
Our editors will format the release before distirbution.
Step 5 - Distribution and reporting
You can check the report status on APAC Portal after 2 hours of release distribution.
Before account set up
A: Clients will have to fill out an account registration form to set up an account with us. You can reach out to our account managers or firstname.lastname@example.org to get the form.
A: PR Newswire will need to know the release word count, the distribution circuit(s), and the date and time of distribution.
A: Please communicate with your account manager to get the exact quotation. Kindly note that prepayment is required for first time users.
A: We have included a complimentary report in our release distribution services. Clients can check the report status on our APAC Portal system 2 hours after release distribution.
Before submitting release
A: You can submit press releases online through PR Newswire Asia’s release system - APAC Portal: https://portal.prnasia.com/
Please note: this Asia Portal URL is different from the US client Portal.
A: After your account has been set up, you will receive an APAC Portal activation email from our client relations team. You can simply click on the activation link to get on board.
A: To protect the privacy of your company and/or your clients, we only accept releases from individuals who have been authorized. We do not accept any releases from individuals who are not listed under your account profile as authorized senders. It is incumbent upon company to keep this list up-to-date. This procedure guarantees the security of your corporate communications.
A: The editorial team's working hours are from Monday 6:30 AM to Saturday 6:00 AM BJT.
A: Yes, you can. Depending on the distribution region, weekend surcharge may be applied if you need assistance from our stand-by editors during holidays or weekends. This editorial assistance includes processing, revising or distributing a release. Please consult your account manager for details.
After submitting release
Step 1 - Submitting release on Portal
Editors will contact clients for release details after receiving press release.
Step 2 - Receiving Confirmation Email
Our editor will start formatting the release. You will receive a confirmation email with reference number.
Step 3 - Review and approve before distribution
a. If you choose for “I do NOT need to approve the formatted release before distribution”.
No proof will be sent to you, the release will be distributed at the requested time. If there are necessary changes identified by our editorial team, an editor will contact you by phone/email.
b. If you choose for “I need to approve the formatted release before distribution”
A notification email shall be sent to you when the release proof is ready. You can access the Portal to review and approve the release.
A: It is optional. You can specify if you need final approval for the formatted release before distribution.
A: Yes, you can. Photos should be accompanied by captions of no more than 256 Chinese characters or 512 English characters (including spaces). For the specific requirements, news photos are preferably provided in JPG format with a minimum of 1,024 pixels in one direction, while photos meant for print media will require 2,700 pixels.
A: Yes, you can. If there is anything specific that has not been included through the selection on the APAC Portal, you may address it with our editors under the “special instructions” field. Our editor shall follow up with you accordingly.
A: Depending on the complexity of the order, turnaround time of formatted releases may vary. Usually, formatted release(s) will be ready for approval / distribution within 1-2 hours after submission.
A: The standard turnaround time for Western Europe and Latin American translations would be 1 business day per 800 words. For other translations, standard turnaround time would be 2 business days per 800 words. If you would like to distribute a release simultaneously in all time zones in their respective local languages, please send the release to our editorial team three days prior to the desired clear time, so that we have adequate time for the multilingual translation.
A: For APAC distributions, the completed report will be ready 2 business days after the last translated language is distributed. Clients may also check our APAC Portal 2 hours after release distribution for reports that are in progress.
For U.S. or Europe-bound releases, clients will receive an automated Visibility Report after your release is distributed at the following time intervals: 2 hours, 2 days, 5 days and 30 days.
PR Newswire for Journalists was awarded two prestigious CODiE Awards: Best Online News Service and Best Online Business Information Service: non-News. The CODiE Awards, sponsored by the prestigious Software & Information Industry Association (SIIA) recognize outstanding products and services in the software, digital content and education technology industries.
PR Newswire was the only commercial newswire to be honored by the 2006 CODiE Awards.
Yes, you could choose one or more industry categories.
Our press releases are themed according to the overall content. For example, if a press release talks about Interior Design, Building/Construction, Architecture, Property Investment, Household Products, Commercial Real Estate or Residential Real Estate, then the release will be themed & distributed to journalists & media outlets who have subscribed to receive our Property releases. Even though your main focus is merely on Interior Design, you will still receive all the above mentioned topics because you have subscribed to receive our Property releases.
Our releases are coming from our clients ranging from multinational corporations, listed companies and some SMEs globally.
This depends on which industry and region you are interested in. Typically, we would have around 30 to 50 English releases in total from the Asia region.