NCPA news

Jim Harper, former photographer for The State Port Pilot newspaper in Southport, died Friday, July 6, 2018, from complications following a brief battle with acute leukemia. He was 79. Harper's …

Monday, July 9, 2018

School’s out! I am fresh off teaching media law at the UNC School of Media and Journalism over the 2017-2018 academic year. I loved it and loved my students! I am happy, though, to now have time to …

Monday, June 18, 2018

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
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Members on the move

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

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
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Industry news

Sometimes newspapers lose sight of what their readers need to know. While topics that answer what people might be interested in, such as what one would find in the opinion section of a newspaper or …

Thursday, July 12, 2018

Hundreds of local newspapers have ceased publication in the last decade, but it is not just the paper that faces consequences.  The latest in the industry is the Daily Camera of Boulder, …

Tuesday, July 10, 2018

Five people were killed in a newsroom shooting at the Capital Gazette in Annapolis, Maryland on June 28. The next day, journalists at the Gazette still published an issue in tribute to the victims …

Monday, July 2, 2018

While the newspaper industry has recently feared its sustainability more and more and journalists at local outlets across the country are unsure of the permanency of their job, nonprofit journalism …

Thursday, June 28, 2018

The Berkshire Hathaway newspapers will be managed by Lee Enterprises, beginning July 2. Lee owns community newspapers in 49 U.S. markets. BH Media will still maintain ownership of its 30 local …

Tuesday, June 26, 2018

CNHI, a newspaper publishing company, is thinking about selling its newspapers. The company's papers reach 22 states. The idea came about after CNHI's parent company, Raycom Media, announced it was …

Monday, June 25, 2018

Facebook's recent advertising policy that groups political news in its political ad archive has recieved criticism for undermining journalism and labeling journalistic content as advertisements. This …

Friday, June 22, 2018

A recent Pew Research Study suggests that American's trust in media combined with low political awareness may account for why many find it hard to distinguish between fact and opinion in the …

Tuesday, June 19, 2018

The American Society of News Editors and the Associated Press Media Editors are planning to merge and create a new organization to aid journalists. Months of discussion between ASNE and APME have …

Monday, June 18, 2018
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