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NCPA news

A state lawmaker’s personal grudge against the newspaper industry could end up hurting workers and delaying delivery for early risers. Sen. Trudy Wade, R-Guilford, filed a March 28 bill that …

Wednesday, June 7, 2017

The Wilson Times will open its doors at 126 Nash St. W to the public for the first time this morning.After closing its 2001 Downing St. SW location Friday, the 121-year-old newspaper has returned to …

Monday, June 5, 2017

Please contact your senate delegation to oppose this bill as amended. Key Points: - HB 205 as amended by in the Senate Commerce Committee would for the first time require NC newspaper …

Friday, June 2, 2017

Following Winter Institute, a review of contest categories and results showed several categories had not been awarded at the banquet. Our review showed that the judging assignments had not been …

Wednesday, May 31, 2017

Jared told me about a technique his sales team uses. “I learned it in a seminar years ago, and I’ve seen it used in different industries. It’s based on presenting both sides of the …

Friday, May 26, 2017

Check out what's happening at the NCPA Federal Credit Union this month.  Our loan rates might surprise you...  

Monday, May 15, 2017

Across social media, North Carolina lawmakers, media members and others are remembering Mark Binker, the veteran state political reporter who died unexpectedly on Saturday.A memorial service has been …

Tuesday, May 2, 2017

Saundra’s experience as a sales manager has given her a unique perspective on client relationships. “Most sales people in the advertising business are taught to discover problems and …

Monday, May 1, 2017

What’s the first word you associate with editorials? Editorials can serve a variety of roles.They educate. What are the current rental codes and how would they be strengthened under a proposed …

Monday, April 24, 2017

Members on the move

We are very pleased to announce we've just hired LaDonna Huffaker. She will be serving as your new advertising account executive. LaDonna is a graduate of Brevard College and many of you have …

Monday, June 19, 2017

AYDEN—The Times-Leader Newspaper, which traces its lineage through a series of publications dating back to 1912, is returning to the town where it all began. Work began this week to move The …

Monday, June 19, 2017

The Sylva Herald has welcomed Jim Buchanan and Haley Smith to the newsroom. Buchanan has joined the Herald as special projects editor and most recently served as editorial page editor at the …

Thursday, May 25, 2017

Erwin Potts, a North Carolina native who spent his early career as a newspaper reporter and editor and eventually became the first non-family member to lead McClatchy Newspapers as it grew into a …

Monday, May 22, 2017

The Highlander, Highlands, has welcomed new editor Brian O'Shea. O'Shea replaces former editor Carolyn Morrisroe, who left the position in March. O'Shea has an extensive background in journalism …

Friday, May 19, 2017

Abe D. Jones, Jr. so exemplified the title of "arts editor" at the News & Record, that he's the only person who has ever held it. Jones, the newspaper's arts editor for 14 years, died this week …

Thursday, May 18, 2017

The opportunity to become publisher of the Winston-Salem Journal dovetailed the professional and personal paths neatly for Alton Brown, who took over the duties Tuesday.Brown replaced Kevin Kampman, …

Wednesday, May 17, 2017

Owen Hassell, sports editor for the StarNews, Wilmington, was named the North Carolina High School Atheletic Association's Tim Stevens Media Representative of the Year.  Hassell has covered …

Monday, May 15, 2017

Kevin Kampman, publisher of the Winston-Salem Journal, will retire next week.Kampman, 60, made the announcement in an email to staff Monday. "I have been working in the publishing business for 37 …

Wednesday, May 10, 2017

Industry news

The Eden News, Madison Messenger and Reidsville Review have merged this week into one publication, titled RockinghamNow. All three papers, owned by BH Media, have been using the RockinghamNow …

Wednesday, June 7, 2017

LOCAL NEWS OUTLETS across the country play an essential role in creating civically engaged and informed communities. Often, these outlets do their work with minimal resources. Sometimes, they do it …

Thursday, June 1, 2017

As part of its ongoing push to build relationships with local publishers, Facebook is testing products that can help people better connect with local news. Those tests, part of the Facebook …

Tuesday, May 23, 2017

There’s a myth that newspaper readers are greying. Data suggest this narrative is fatally flawed.Each year, Nielsen Scarborough conducts extensive interviews with over 204,000 adults across the …

Tuesday, May 23, 2017

The Enquirer-Journal in Monrore has moved to its new location in the Monroe Plaza Shopping Center on Skyway Drive after ust over 46 years on West Jefferson Street. The new address is 1508 Skyway …

Friday, May 19, 2017

Todd Allen, owner of The Wake Weekly family of community newspapers, has purchased the Butner Creedmoor News from the Coleman family. Founded in 1965, the Butner Creedmoor News was started by …

Friday, May 19, 2017

Small-market newspapers constitute the majority of newspapers in the United States. What is it like to work at these publications? And what do journalists themselves identify as the fundamental …

Friday, May 12, 2017

As the print newspaper industry has declined steadily over the last decade, one of the many crazy and not-so-crazy ideas for saving legacy publishers has been the idea of going nonprofit. That frees …

Thursday, May 11, 2017

On a cold, rainy day at the end of April, more than 30 people gathered at a co-working space in Charlotte, North Carolina for a public conversation about the future of news in the state.Five days …

Wednesday, May 10, 2017