The Special Olympics New Jersey Press Room is your hub for news, informational downloads and other resources for news organizations. We love working with the media to spread the word about the free sports training and athletic competition that we provide to children and adults with intellectual disabilities. Our experts can also provide insight on a wide variety of stories, topics and issues pertaining to our cause.

Media Contact

The media is an important part of our success. By covering athlete stories, fundraising events and competitions, the spotlight helps keep awareness for our movement alive.

For media inquiries, logo usage, and questions about Special Olympics New Jersey (SONJ), please contact:

Jeremy Davis

Senior Director of Marketing and Communications
Phone: (609) 896-8000 x 297
Email: jld@sonj.org


Resources

We’re so glad you’re interested in getting to know Special Olympics New Jersey! The following pages on our website will help us get properly acquainted.

Social Media

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Press Kit

View and download the complete Special Olympics New Jersey Press Kit, which includes the SONJ Fact Sheet, Area Management Map, Backgrounder, Style Guide, Special Event Fact Sheets, and the latest Press Releases and Media Alerts.

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High Resolution Photos

Visit the Special Olympics New Jersey Flickr page to download photos from our competition, fundraising and many other special events. You are free to use any of those photos. We just ask that you attribute them to Special Olympics New Jersey.

Press Releases and News

With thousands of athletes participating in over 260 competitions and thousands of individuals taking part in special events and fundraisers year-round, Special Olympics New Jersey is bound to make news.

Latest Media Alerts and Press Releases:

2023 Snow Bowl Media Alert 

Approximately 1,500 individuals on 110 teams will take over MetLife stadium for three days of flag football competition from Friday, March 3 through Sunday, March 5, in Special Olympics New Jersey’s annual Snow Bowl.

2023 Polar Bear Plunge – Seaside Media Alert 

Nearly 7,500 plungers will take the icy dip into the Atlantic Ocean on Saturday, February 25 at 1:00 p.m. in Special Olympics New Jersey’s annual Polar Bear Plunge in Seaside Heights.

Recent Coverage

We appreciate the efforts of New Jersey’s journalists to cover the accomplishments and events of Special Olympics athletes and supporters.


ABC 6/WPVI-TV Action News – Philadelphia

February 26, 2024

‘Unified’ athletes score big on new basketball team at NJ high school

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