2020 Convention Highlights
Wednesday 2/26/20 NC Supreme Court Dinner Thursday 2/27/20 Ad Awards luncheon Free Editorial training sessions Election Reporting Business Reporting Free Advertising training …
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Important Dates

Deadline to reserve ads in awards tab: 1/14/20

Hotel Reservation deadline: 1/30/20

Convention Registration deadline: 2/14/20

Convention Opens: 2/26/20

Awards Banquet: 2/27/20

NCPA membership meeting: 2/28/20

NCPA Annual Convention: 2/26/20-2/28/20

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Industry news
Invitation to enter science journalism contest (no entry fee, $5,000 prize) The Knight Science Journalism Program at MIT is pleased to announce that we are now accepting submissions for the second annual Victor K. McElheny Award for local and regional science journalism. The …
Report for America to Place a Record 250 Journalists in 164 Local Newsrooms in 2020 Full list of newsrooms in North Carolina and the south. NEW YORK—Report for America announced today that it will field 250 emerging journalists in 164 host news organizations to serve local …
New Study Reveals Connection between Entertainment, News Media Subscriptions Arlington, VA – A study conducted by researchers at University of Minnesota’s Hubbard School of Journalism and Mass Communication in cooperation with the News Media Alliance and the …
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Carr named Salisbury Post’s publisher; Anderson to manage special projects John Carr, publisher of the Suffolk News-Herald in Suffolk, Virginia, has been named publisher of the Salisbury Post, replacing Greg Anderson. Carr has been publisher of the News-Herald since 2015 …
O'Brien has been named general manager for The Daily Advance, the Chowan Herald and The Perquimans Weekly Sean O'Brien has been named general manager for The Daily Advance, the Chowan Herald and The Perquimans Weekly, Robin Quillon, president of Adams Publishing Group in Eastern North Carolina, has …
Former longtime News & Record reporter (and onetime parole-board chairman) Jack Scism dies GREENSBORO — Jack Scism, a retired award-winning staff writer for the News & Record, died Saturday in Fairfax, Va. He was 87. Scism came to the Greensboro Daily News in March 1969 …
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DTH files open meetings suit against Board of Governors The DTH Media Corp., the parent company of The Daily Tar Heel, filed a legal complaint against the UNC System and Board of Governors Tuesday, claiming that the BOG violated the Open Meetings Law when …
2020 NCPA Convention Agenda The members of NCPA will convene in Raleigh February 26-28 at the Raleigh Marriott Crabtree Valley. NCPA continues a tradition of offering free training for our members. We have tracks for editorial …
Helping America’s smallest newspapers create their first real web sites The North Carolina Press Foundation has secured grant funds to launch a pilot program that will develop websites and provide training for up to five qualified NCPA members to bring their print …
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NCPA Annual Convention February 26-28, 2020 Raleigh Marriott Crabtree Valley Raleigh, NC

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