Straight Talk

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A Powerful Tool for Electric Co-op Communicators

Each month, Straight Talk provides new graphics, articles and social media resources that electric cooperatives can personalize and use in their print and digital communications. Have a question? Email!

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Statewide/G&T Content

Straight Talk offers resources that are exclusively available to statewide associations and G&Ts. If you think you should have access to these resources but don't see them (labeled "Statewide Exclusive" in teal), let us know!


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Planning, Guidelines and Feedback

Editorial Calendars

2019 Editorial Calendar for Distribution Co-ops
2019 Editorial Calendar for Statewide Editors/G&T Communicators

Policies and Guidelines

Straight Talk Content Use: Guidelines and Policies
Rules for Use of NRECA Editorial Content

Using our Graphics
Learn about our graphic guidelines. Need a different format? Ask!

Listserv Basics
We're visual people, so this screen shot guide walks you through how to access a Listserv, search the archives, and change your email settings.

Questions or Feedback

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