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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

 The U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) announced the opening of a Business Recovery Center (BRC) in Greenville, North Carolina on Sept. 18, to help businesses impacted by Hurricane …

Saturday, September 15, 2018

Are you ready for some awards?   Let's do this!     Once again it is time for one of the biggest newspaper contests in the country - and the best if you ask us. Definitely …

Tuesday, August 28, 2018

It's contest time! Get your entries ready. Download a copy of the rules for the editorial and advertising contest and read through them. Then read through them again. Most questions that come up each …

Thursday, August 23, 2018

In early August 2016, the Durham VOICE, a community newspaper written by teens, and Partners for Youth Opportunity, the nonprofit that runs the newspaper, teamed with the Ocracoke Observer to bring …

Thursday, August 16, 2018

SALISBURY, N.C. (AP) — Amid rising costs associated with new tariffs, a North Carolina community newspaper has announced a reduction in its print schedule.The Salisbury Post will print five …

Monday, August 6, 2018

MAKING SENSE OF WHAT LOOKS LIKE NONSENSE Having trouble making sense of the constitutional amendments that will appear on the ballot this November? I am, and I’m a lawyer! As …

Monday, August 6, 2018

Much of what The Pilot is today can be attributed to the guidance and wisdom of legendary newspaperman Dave Jones, who died last week at age 91. Dave was a friend and mentor, whom I admired …

Friday, July 27, 2018
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Members on the move

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

Susan DuFour, Advertising and Marketing Director of The Mountaineer is retiring at the end of July after having served over 40 years at these newspapers: The Mountaineer, Tampa Tribune, Palm Beach …

Monday, July 9, 2018

For almost 40 years, Alan Ford has reported on Shelby's sport scene as the sports editor of The Shelby Star. The Star commemorates him by compiling testimonials from community members that have …

Monday, May 7, 2018

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
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Industry news

McClatchy, a California-based newspaper chain, is considering buying Tronc, the Chicago-based newspaper chain that owns the Chicago Tribune and many other papers, some speculate. Tronc owns nine …

Monday, September 17, 2018

In 2015, reporters were found to be the most active users of the popular social media platform Twitter. This means that in the world of social media, journalists face more risks than ever in facing …

Tuesday, September 11, 2018

The Charlotte Observer is now allowing sports fans to only read the sport section out of the newspaper if they don't want to read the rest. Sports Pass is a sports-only digital subscription that will …

Monday, September 10, 2018

Scott Witten, a journalist and editor for many publications throughout his career, died Sept. 2 at 51 years old. Witten dedicated 30 years to his journalism career at The Robesonian in Lumberton, …

Thursday, September 6, 2018

MINNEAPOLIS, MN - Adams Publishing Group announced today that it has purchased the assets of Cooke Communications, LLC, based in Greenville, North Carolina, and in Key West, Florida, including its …

Tuesday, September 4, 2018

While it has been almost a week since the newspaper tariffs were overturned by the International Trade Commission, the struggle for newspapers isn’t over. The pricing of newsprint has …

Monday, September 3, 2018

The wealthy have set their sights elsewhere lately: newspapers. One of the largest national papers, The Washington Post, is owned by one of those wealthy men. Instead of buying newspapers to …

Thursday, August 30, 2018

We applaud the International Trade Commission (ITC) for today reaching a final, unanimous negative determination that Canadian imports of uncoated groundwood paper, which includes newsprint used by …

Wednesday, August 29, 2018

2018 will be observed Oct. 7-13, 2018. The annual celebration marks the impact of newspapers in their communities.Material, including editorials, cartoons, promotional ads and more, is now available …

Wednesday, August 29, 2018
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