How to write a Letter to the Editor
One of the most influential sections of newspapers is the “letters to the editor” (LTE) section on topics of the day. Research shows that a well-written, authentic LTE by everyday citizens can help to persuade editors, readers, and decision makers–who carefully monitor the opinions section to gauge public opinion.
Writing an LTE is a meaningful and easy way to advocate for public policies. We’ve provided tips to help you write and submit your next letter to the editor.
WHY WRITE A LETTER TO THE EDITOR?
LEARN MORE ABOUT HOW TO WRITE A LETTER TO THE EDITOR:
- Watch this training to learn how to write a Letter to the Editor.
- Check out our Letter to the Editor one pager to learn more tips and tricks for your next LTE.
- Reach out to us at [email protected] if you would like feedback on your Letter to the Editor or have any questions. Be sure to let us know when you submit your next LTE!