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March
NCPA Annual Convention , March 20 - 22. Raleigh Marriott Crabtree Valley March 20-22, 2019 Convention schedule Wednesday NCPA/S Board of Directors meeting Supreme Court Dinner Thursday Legislative Breakfast Ad awards lunch Two editorial sessions and two revenue sessions Awards reception Awards banquet Friday Annual business meeting w/ keynote Meetings of communities and dailies
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Digital First Media makes bid for Gannett

Digital First Media made an official proposal for the acquisition of Gannett Co., owner of USA TODAY and more than 100 local papers. Digital First Media, which is owned by Alden Global Capital, …

Heightening the CMS race: WordPress.com and News Revenue Hub devise a toolkit for local newsrooms

Many publishers use WordPress for their content management system, but researchers are looking at its sustainability. Now, WordPress is launching Newspack, a toolkit that aims to improve …

Do this, not that: 8 tips for covering the 2020 presidential race

The media has been criticized for its 2016 election coverage and still faces backlash for its political coverage today. However, CJR has some strategies for how to cover the quickly approaching …

Monetize your journalism by not trying to monetize all of your journalism

Executive Director of Lion Publishers Matt DeRienzo has a strategy for newspapers that want to turn subscriptions and paid memberships into a main revenue source. His advice is to stop trying to …

Members on the move

Daily Journal names Donna Rogers new editor-in-chief

ROCKINGHAM — Donna Rogers, an award-winning journalist whose 38-year career has included stops in five states, has been named the editor of the Richmond Daily Journal. Rogers has already …

Cindy Loman named editor of News & Record

Veteran journalist Cindy Loman has been named editor of the News & Record.Loman is currently the features editor and editor of 1808: Greensboro’s Magazine.Alton Brown, News & Record …

Bergeron to lead Post newsroom

SALISBURY — Josh Bergeron has been named editor of the Salisbury Post, effective Dec. 20.Bergeron, managing editor of The State Journal in Frankfort, Ky. since October 2017, formerly worked at …

John Drescher named deputy editor of national politics investigations team

John Drescher, former executive editor of the News & Observer in Raleigh, N.C., is joining The Post as a deputy editor on our National Politics Investigations team.John's arrival adds additional …

NCPA news

State honors retired publisher

KENLY — In recognition of his career of public service by providing news and current events for area residents for more than three decades as the Kenly News’ owner and publisher, Rick …

Veteran North Carolina journalist Gene Price dies at 90

GOLDSBORO, N.C. Hillery Eugene "Gene" Price, an honored journalist whose career spanned nearly six decades, died Wednesday. He was 90. Sue Price Johnson, his daughter and former Associated …

2019 NCPA Convention Agenda

The members of NCPA will convene in Raleigh March 20-22 at the Raleigh Marriott Crabtree Valley. (Site of the 2018 convention which held record crowds.) NCPA continues a tradition of offering free …

Memorial service set for Jim High

A memorial service for The News Reporter publisher Jim High, 85, who died Jan. 2, is set for Saturday, Jan. 12, 2 p.m., at Whiteville United Methodist Church. High was publisher for 61 years and is a …

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