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

Newspaper ads are still the most trusted form of paid media in North America, according to a recent Nielsen survey. The survey indicated 63% of consumers put newspapers at the top of the list. 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 registration is open! Check out the courses and register here!

@NewspaperBaton is coming April 14! NCPA members, supporters and celebrities are creating a visual love letter to North Carolina's newspaper industry. Modeled on RDU Baton, Newspaper Baton will be passed from one newspaper-lover to another.