NCPA news

Carla has been selling advertising for many years. She has researched and tried a variety of techniques to answer objections. “Just about everybody knows the Feel-Felt-Found formula,” she said. …

Friday, April 13, 2018

Carl is a marketing manager who has been on the receiving end of hundreds of media presentations. He knows a thing or two about effective sales techniques. “Most of the time, I’m the point person …

Monday, March 19, 2018

CHAPEL HILL — James Howard "Jim" Parker, 93, of Carolina Meadows, died Sunday morning, March 11, 2018 at UNC Hospital.He was born on Sept. 2, 1924, in Tarboro, the son of the late James Howard …

Tuesday, March 13, 2018

NCPA members convened in record numbers February 21-23 in Raleigh, NC. Starting with a packed room for the annual legislative breakfast to an evening awards banquet with over 400 attendees the 144th …

Friday, March 2, 2018

February 21-23, 2018 Raleigh Marriott Crabtree Valley Deadline for hotel registration is Tuesday January 30

Wednesday, January 10, 2018

INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY Some of the most common questions we get when we do workshops and on the Hotline relate to the dangers of publishing information on the internet and social media and …

Friday, January 5, 2018

Plan on joining colleagues from across the state in Raleigh at the 2018 NCPA Annual Convention. February 21-23, 2018 Raleigh Marriott Crabtree Valley Take time now to book your NCPA convention room - …

Tuesday, January 2, 2018

See a selection of some of the many photographs by News & Observer photojournalist Corey Lowenstein showing her deep connection with her subjects and community. Lowenstein died Thursday, Dec. 7, …

Friday, December 8, 2017

A cyberattack slowed county government to a crawl Wednesday in North Carolina's most populous metro area as deputies processed jail inmates by hand, the tax office turned away electronic payments and …

Friday, December 8, 2017
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Members on the move

Beginning June 1, the Davie County Enterprise Record and The Clemmons Courier's  editor and publisher of 33 years will step down. Dwight Sparks gave both small papers larger readership and the …

Thursday, April 19, 2018

Ann Caulkins, The Charlotte Observer’s president and publisher, is stepping down after 12 years and will be succeeded by Rodney Mahone, a longtime media executive from Georgia, company …

Thursday, April 19, 2018

Carl Kasell, longtime newscaster, University of North Carolina alumnus and co-founder of radio station WUNC, has died, NPR reported. In March 2013, the North Carolina Press Association named Kasell "North Carolinian of the Year."

Wednesday, April 18, 2018

Tom Claybaugh, president of the Carolinas media operations and publisher of the Asheville Citizen Times since April 2016, is leaving for Nashville to take a new position within Gannett Co. …

Monday, April 2, 2018

Scott Baughman has been named editor of The Mecklenburg Times. He has a long reporting history, including joining the Times as a reporter in 2011 and has experience in digital media and website …

Friday, March 30, 2018

TWIN FALLS — Lee Enterprises has announced that Kevin Kampman will be the new publisher of the Times-News and the Elko Daily Free Press.Kampman, 61, comes to Idaho from Winston-Salem, North …

Friday, March 23, 2018

Lamar Smitherman announced his retirement as Publisher of the Morganton News Herald and the Marion McDowell News on Tuesday. Smitherman, who will step down from his role on March 30, has been in …

Tuesday, February 20, 2018

The Rocky Mount Telegram has a new person in charge.Kyle Stephens, who was the Group Publisher of Cooke Communications North Carolina’s Southern Group of non-daily newspapers, has succeeded …

Monday, February 19, 2018

Mark Wilson, the Rocky Mount Telegram's publisher for the past five years, has retired.The 67-year-old newspaperman guided his staff through a devastating hurricane, the creation of an offshoot …

Monday, February 19, 2018
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Industry news

Local newsrooms in Europe are trying to appeal to increasing digital demands as audiences today obtain their news from the internet more so than newsprint. Newspapers in the U.K., Germany and France …

Thursday, April 26, 2018

Student journalists are the next targets in the latest battles that newsrooms have had to face including layoffs, consolidation and other threats to the industry. Many student papers face an uneasy …

Tuesday, April 24, 2018

Newspaper tariffs are hitting American newsrooms hard, including the Tampa Bay Times.  Layoffs are approaching for journalists at the Times due to the rising expenses being placed on papers …

Monday, April 23, 2018

The first NewsLitCamp will be held by the News Literacy Project in Washington, D.C. The project aims to connect journalists and teachers with staff from NewseumEd, an organization that provides media …

Friday, April 20, 2018

Publishers and other newspaper executives know more than anyone about the impact of newsprint tariffs on your newspaper's ability to provide news and information to your local community.  You …

Wednesday, April 18, 2018

Last month Apple Inc. decided to buy Texture, a magazine-subscription application. The move is part of Apple's plan to create its own subscription service in order to generate more revenue from …

Tuesday, April 17, 2018

Report for America, an organization that has been recently started, is a nonprofit that seeks to replenish understaffed newsrooms with 1,000 journalists by 2022. It will benefit reporters, newspapers …

Monday, April 16, 2018

Together for Colorado Springs is a civic group that is thinking about buying the Denver Post from Alden Global Capital, the company that is facing criticism from The Post for continual layoffs and …

Friday, April 13, 2018

From 1990 to 2016, the number of newspaper employees in the United States dropped from from 456,300 to about 183,000, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics. Those numbers understate the decline …

Friday, April 13, 2018
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