NCPA news

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 …

Wednesday, November 14, 2018

  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 …

Monday, October 29, 2018

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 …

Tuesday, October 16, 2018

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 …

Tuesday, October 16, 2018

While this election cycle for seats on NC's statewide appellate courts is comparatively calm with only one NC Supreme Court seat on the ballot, there are three NC Court of Appeals judgeships that …

Tuesday, October 16, 2018

When Hurricane Matthew slammed into North Carolina in 2016, the seasoned editor at The Robesonian in Lumberton, North Carolina, grabbed what he could and headed to Charlotte, hunkered down and rode …

Friday, October 5, 2018

WHITEVILLE, NC—The historic hurricane that battered North Carolina in September showed what community newspapers could do in the face of adversity.At the family-owned Whiteville News Reporter, …

Friday, October 5, 2018

NCPA Members We hope everyone at your newspapers and their families made it through unharmed. When you assess any damage please let us know if the press association can be of any assistance in …

Sunday, September 16, 2018

The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) is warning drone owners and operators they may face significant fines if they interfere with emergency response operations in the areas affected by Hurricane …

Saturday, September 15, 2018
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Members on the move

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 …

Wednesday, November 14, 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 …

Monday, November 12, 2018

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 …

Wednesday, October 24, 2018

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 …

Wednesday, October 17, 2018

PADUCAH, Ky. – Rick Bean has announced his intention to retire as President of the North Carolina/Georgia/Tennessee division of Paxton Media Group and Publisher of the High Point Enterprise at year …

Friday, September 28, 2018

Daniel Finnegan, the executive editor and publisher of the News & Record, left his position on Tuesday as part of a management restructuring. Alton Brown, regional vice-president for BH Media …

Wednesday, September 5, 2018

Champion Media has hired Alan Wooten to take on the responsibility of being the Bladen Journal's new general manager and editor. With years of journalism experience all throughout North Carolina, …

Monday, July 30, 2018

Freeman Webb Company has hired Frank Daniels III to oversee the management, strategic direction and tactical operation of its recently acquired news media outlets, which include the Nashville Scene …

Friday, July 27, 2018

Two new leaders have arrived to usher The Daily Herald forward.Paxton Media Group has named Nancy Wykle, editor and publisher of The Daily Dispatch in Henderson, to the position of publisher of The …

Monday, July 23, 2018
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Industry news

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 …

Friday, November 16, 2018

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 …

Tuesday, November 13, 2018

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 …

Friday, November 9, 2018

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 …

Thursday, November 8, 2018

Family-owned daily newspaper, the Goldsboro News-Argus was picked up by Paxton Media Group from Wayne Printing Company Nov. 1. The newspaper serves Wayne County.  Paxton Media Group, …

Thursday, November 1, 2018

McClatchy's Tim Grieve will leave his position Nov. 7, after midterm elections. He is not straying too far from the field, as his next venture will involve the media.  McClatchy's regional …

Tuesday, October 30, 2018

The Press News Group (PNG), based in Southampton, NY, has recently selected SCS to automate the Classified Pagination process. SCS/ClassPag will be used to streamline the production of three …

Monday, October 29, 2018

Facebook and Google are creating tools to help publishers sell more subscriptions, but for some, the efforts aren't helping much. Facebook allows people to subscribe to publications through its …

Friday, October 26, 2018

Times have been tough for journalists recently, and even tougher for photojournalists and some newsrooms have had to lay off their entire photojournalism staff.  Publishers may see that …

Thursday, October 25, 2018
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