Local Lines – dispatches from local unions – are printed in the Electrical Worker monthly on an alternating even/odd schedule. They can be submitted by designated press secretaries or union officers via email (locallines@ibew.org) or U.S. Mail.

2021 PRESS SECRETARY GUIDELINES and DEADLINES

SUBMITTING RETIREES CLUB LOCAL LINES


LENGTH OF ARTICLE

Submissions – one article per issue – must not exceed 200 words.
E-mail submissions are encouraged. Please include local union number in the subject line of the e-mail. If submitting copy via mail or fax, please double-space. If unable to type, please print clearly.

ABBREVIATIONS
Standard abbreviations for months, states and titles are acceptable. All other proper names must be spelled out.

ACCURACY
You are responsible for the accuracy of all submitted material, including quotes.

PHOTOS
Digital photos are preferred. Please submit at the highest resolution possible, with pixel dimensions of 1800 (width) x 1200 (height) or larger. Additional guidance on submitting electronic photos is available here.  Prints are also acceptable. Please submit no more than one photo per article.

PHOTO IDENTIFICATION

If submitting a photo, please include a caption separately, identifying individuals from left to right.With print photos, identify local union number and city on a lower corner of the photo. If you wish to have a print photo returned, please print RETURN on the lower back corner.

HOW TO REACH US:
IBEW Media Department
Attn: Local Lines
900 Seventh Street, N.W. Washington, D.C. 20001

 PHONE: (202) 728-6291           FAX: (202) 728-7664             E-MAILlocallines@ibew.org

2020 LOCAL LINES DEADLINES

ODD-NUMBERED LOCAL UNIONS

 

ISSUE DEADLINE DATE
March January 4, 2021
May March 1, 2021
July May 3, 2021
September July 1, 2021
November September 1, 2021
January 2022 November 1, 2021

EVEN-NUMBERED LOCAL UNIONS

ISSUE DEADLINE DATE
February December 2, 2020
April February 3, 2021
June April 1, 2021
August June 1, 2021
October August 2, 2021
December October 1, 2021
February 2022 December 2, 2021

How To Reach Us

IBEW Media Department
Attention:  Local Lines
900 Seventh Street, N.W.
Washington, D. C.  20001
 

PHONE: (202) 728-6291        FAX: (202) 728-7664

E-MAIL: locallines@ibew.org