Frequently Asked Questions for
First step: If you haven't yet registered, please do so.
If you have already registered, please go to the The presspass application and log in.
You’ll be asked to identify your news organization(s) and your affiliation status (employee or freelance).
You’ll also be invited to upload or provide links to examples of your work.
On verification of your credentials, we will promote your membership to Verified Professional Journalist status, which will give you the benefits of access to embargoed articles, contact information for sources, expert query form, and newsletters with additional information relevant to journalists.
If you have already purchased a membership, you can contribute a release by logging in to our site and accessing our contribution form. Simply enter all necessary information and click “Submit.” Once our editors review the submission, we will release it at the date and time you specify.
How to change your password, wire subscriptions, contact info, etc.
Log into the website with your username and password. Click the “My User Profile” link at the upper right corner of the screen.
You will see several tabs where you can change your user information, wire subscriptions, password, social media information, and privileges (if you are a client and have the ability to edit user settings.)
You can also temporarily suspend your newswire subscriptions.
There is no limit on the length of a release; however, we do ask you limit the headline length to 55 characters and description length to 3-5 lines.
Yes. Embargoed news is protected by our password access system. Only vetted journalists are given PressPass access to embargoed news.
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