North Carolina Press Association

NCPA promotes North Carolina newspapers, readership and advertising. We work to protect the public's right to know through the defense of open government and First Amendment freedoms, and we help maintain the public's access to local, state and federal governments. NC Press Services, a wholly-owned subsidiary, works with clients to provide one-call advertising solutions (online, mobile and print) and press release services in North Carolina and nationwide.

Advertising Pays

Did you know that 52 percent of adults use newspapers to assist them with their shopping and purchase decisions? In one recent survey, 79 percent of respondents said they took some action in response to a newspaper ad they saw during the past 30 days.  Details.

Newspapers create results!


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Read a Newspaper

However you read it, nothing surpasses a newspaper's ability to provide accurate, deep and meaningful news coverage on all things local: sales, sports, politics... everything happening near your home.

With more than 170 North Carolina newspapers waiting for you right here, why not read one now?

Read A Newspaper!

Member News

Newspaper Academy 2015 happens May 7! It's everything you need to create or expand your journalism skill sets in one day - a great LOW price! Learn the details and register  here.

Looking for the tabs?  Here they are! 2014 Winners