Letters to the Editor


Our newspapers continue to serve an important function  for public discourse. Letters to the editor educate your community, inform legislators, and heighten civil discourse.

(Scroll down for sample letters on family separation, the US Farm Bill, and other issues).

To Write a Letter to the Editor:

  1. Find your Newspaper to the right - follow their instructions for submission.

  2. Use the sample letters below as a guide, but add in your own story.

  3. Send the letter using their form or email. Follow their word limit requirements.

  4. FINALLY: Let us know you sent a letter by filling out the form below.



  • Take your time to make sure it is clear and concise.

  • Depending on your paper, letters are 100-300 words (normally).

  • Include correct contact info! Newspapers verify identity.

  • Emphasize why this matters to you as a person of faith.

  • Don’t be afraid to ask for help. Contact us at Nick@hungernetohio.com


Sample Letter, Affordable Housing, April 18, 2019

Sample Letter, Earned Income Tax Credit, April 15, 2019

Sample Letter, Ohio budget Foodbanks March 29, 2019

Sample Letter, Ohio budget priorities February 22, 2019

Sample letter, oppose boarder wall February 22, 2019

Sample Letter on the federal CFPB rescinding consumer protections on payday lending, February 22, 2019

Sample Letter on Separation of Families, June 21, 2018 (ongoing)

Sample Letter on State Issue 1, October 15, 2018 (finished)
Sample Letters on the U.S. Farm Bill (SNAP), May 2, 2018 (finished)

Sample Letter on Redistricting Reform March 28, 2018 (Finished!)


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Ohio Newspapers:

Akron Beacon Journal: Send

Alliance Review: this form.

Ashland Times-Gazette: 
this form.

Ashtabula Star-Beacon: 
This form.

Athens Messenger: Send letter to: 

Athens News: Use this form.

Bellefontaine Examiner: Send letter to: mbaier@examiner.org

Bellevue Gazette: This form.

Bowling Green Sentinel-Tribune: Use this form.

Bryan Times Send: Use this form.

Bucyrus Telegraph-Forum: Use this form.

Canton Repository: Use this form.

Chillicothe Gazette: Use this form.

Cincinnati Enquirer: Use this form.

Cleveland Plain Dealer:  Use this form.

Columbus Dispatch:  Use  this form or send letter to: letters@dispatch.com.

Coshocton Tribune:  Use this form.

Daily Advocate:  Use this form.

Daily Chief Union:  Use this form.

Daily Court Reporter: Send letter to: dcr120@bex.net

Daily Jeffersonian:  Use this form.

Daily Standard: Send letter to: newsroom@dailystandard.com

Dayton Daily News:  Use this form.

Defiance Crescent-News:  Use  this form.

Delaware Gazette:  Use this form.

Elyria Chronicle-Telegram: Send letter to: letters@chroniclet.com

Fairborn Daily Herald:  Use this form.

Findlay Courier:  Use this form.

Fremont News-Messenger:  Use this form.

Gallipolis Daily Tribune: Use this form.

Medina Gazette: Send letter to: letters@medina-gazette.com

Hamilton Journal-News: Use this form.

Hillsboro Times-Gazette: Use this form.

Ironton Tribune: Use this form.

Kenton Times: Use this form.

Lancaster Eagle-Gazette: Use this form.

Lima News: Use this form.

Lisbon Morning Journal: Use this form.

Logan Daily News: Use this form.

Lorain Morning Journal: Send letter to: letters@morningjournal.com

Marietta Times:Use this form.

Marion Star:Use this form.

Marysville Journal-Tribune: Send letter to: P.O. Box 226, 207 N. Main St., Marysville OH 43040

Morrow County Sentinel: Use this form.

Mount Vernon News: Send letter to: samantha.scoles@mountvernonnews.com

Newark Advocate: Use this form.

Mansfield News Journal: Use this form.

Martins Ferry Times Leader: Use this form.

Massillon Independent: Use this form.

Piqua Daily Call: Use this form.

Pomeroy Daily Sentinel: Use this form.

Port Clinton News-Herald: Use this form.

Portsmouth Daily Times: Use this form.

Ravenna Record-Courier: Use this form.

Salem News: Use this form.

Sandusky Register: Send letter to: regforum@sanduskyregister.com

Sidney Daily News: Use this form.

Springfield News-Sun: Use this form.

St. Marys Evening Leader: Use this form.

Steubenville Herald-Star: Use this form.

Toledo Blade: Use this form.

Troy Daily News: Send letter to: tdneditorial@civitasmedia.com

Van Wert Times Bulletin: Send letter to: egebert@timesbulletin.com

Warren Tribune Chronicle: Use this form.

Washington C.H. Record-Herald: Use this form.

Willoughby News-Herald: Send letter to: editor@news-herald.com

Wilmington News-Journal: Use this form.

Wooster Daily Record: Use this form.

Xenia Daily Gazette: Use this form.

Youngstown Vindicator: Send letter to: letters@vindy.com

Zanesville Times Recorder: Use this form.