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NCPA Annual Convention , March 20 - 22, 2019. 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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ASNE diversity survey: meager participation but progress among those reporting

The American Society of News Editors released its annual diversity survey. The survey gathers responses from newsrooms that are print and digital-only. It seeks to look at the demographics of …

McClatchy partners with RIP Medical Debt to ease financial burden on veterans

Military veterans struggle with crippling medical debt, and many are uninsured, which causes their medical bills to pile up. McClatchy is hoping to help uninsured veterans by collaborating with …

Rebranding for news organizations, how and why?

Local newspapers that have been struggling are trying to get feedback from readers about what they can do better in order to maintain high readership. They are getting feedback from surveys, but most …

News companies can increase engagement by creating rewards-based habits

The INMA Consumer Engagement Summit on Thursday talked about habits and how they can work to a news organization’s advantage. Habits have cues, routines and rewards, and engagement has …

Members on the move

New publisher announced for The High Point Enterprise; McClure appointed Director of Advertising Sales at Goldsboro News-Argus

Nancy Baker will assume the role of publisher at The High Point Enterprise following Rick Bean’s retirement in January. Baker, a 24-year veteran of the newspaper industry, has been with The …

Post editor Elizabeth Cook will retire at end of 2018

This will be Elizabeth Cook's final year as editor of the Salisbury Post. She has been an editor for 25 years.  Cook, 62, looks forward to spending more time with family after she …

Chatham News, Chatham Record to be acquired by community-based media group

SILER CITY – Mary Little Resch, the publisher and editor of The Chatham News and The Chatham Record, has announced the sale of the newspapers to Chatham Media Group LLC, a partnership consisting of …

SNAP leader will leave; company hires new publisher

After more than 11 years of leading The Stanly News & Press, Sandy Selvy-Mullis has elected to resign her post as publisher.Company Names New PublisherA new publisher for The SNAP was named on …

NCPA news

Ayers to succeed Raney as Herald publisher

Herald Circulation Director Jeff Ayers has been promoted to publisher to replace Rachael Raney who is moving on to a position in Georgia. Raney served as The Herald's publisher/advertising director …

FIRST FOR A REASON Info & Ideas About the First Amendment & Media Law

  Some of you have been following ongoing federal court litigation related to North Carolina hog farms.  All of you, however, should take note of an opinion handed down today by the …

NCPA Annual Convention

Details and agenda to follow. Contact NCPA with questions. Raleigh Marriott Crabtree Valley March 20-22, 2019 Convention schedule (Mar 20-22) Wednesday NCPA/S Board of Directors …

NC RIGHT TO KNOW "STARS" IN 2018 ELECTION

A few, brave state lawmakers consistently support a cause that doesn't typically make headlines -- protecting the public's right to know in the NC General Assembly. These lawmakers deserve at least …

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