Employee Award Announcement Sample

P R E S S   R E L E A S E FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Contact: <contact’s name>
<contact’s phone number>
<contact’s fax number, optional>
<date>

<employee’s name> Wins <award>

<city, state>-<date>-<employee’s full name>, <job title> of <your company>, won <award> given by <awarding organization>.

<employee’s last name> was chosen from a select group of talented <type of people in competition for the award, or “individuals”> because of <accomplishment, reason for winning>. <list experience, credentials, anecdotes, career highl ights, number of years with company, other awards, etc.>

<your company> specializes in <your main type of service> for <your clientele>. <other company info, optional>. For more information, contact <contact’s name> at <contact’s phone number>.

Example: Award Announcement

P R E S S   R E L E A S E FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Contact: John Q. Public
(202) 555-1234 Voice
(202) 555-4321 Fax
January 10, 2005

Holden Wins Entrepreneur of the Year Award

Washington, D.C. – January 10, 2005- Charles Holden, President of ABC Computer Services, won the 2004 Entrepreneur of the Year award given by the Washington, D.C. Chamber of Commerce.

Holden was chosen from a select group of talented entrepreneurs because of the dramatic growth experienced by ABC under his leadership. Dissatisfied with his career at industry giant XYZ Corp, Holden started ABC out of a spare bedroom in his house in 1996. He worked on small contracts until 1999, when General Motors hired his company to computerize a region of dealerships. That contract led to others and, by the end of 2003, ABC’s revenues exceeded $12 million. Holden has a B.S. in Computer Science from the University of Texas.

ABC Computer Services specializes in systems integration for Fortune 500 firms. For more information, contact John Q. Public at (202) 555-1234.