Category: Potpourri

KPA Winter Convention Cancelled

Based on the weather forecast, the KPA Board just voted to cancel the convention beginning today (Thursday). Please pass along to any staff who might have been coming to the KPA Ad Contest banquet that the banquet tonight and all…

List of winners for both 2015 Contests are now available

The list of winners in the NEWS Contest is now available online at www.kypress.com/newswinners Also the ADVERTISING Contest winners are available at www.kypress.com/adwinners If you are a NEWS contest winner please send your picture to newswinners@kypress.com – feel free to…

Who gets it right? In 2015, I visited a lot of Successful Papers

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I’ve been training and advising newspapers for 21 years, every since Larry Smith asked me to come look over his operation in LaFollette, Tennessee back in 1994. I worked with more than 100 papers in my travels this year, not…

Critiquing Pages; To the readers, it’s almost all about the stories

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In October, I traveled to Albuquerque, where I gave the Saturday keynote address at the New Mexico Press Association Convention. On Sunday morning, I caught a flight to Orlando, where I spoke at an international conference made up of newspaper…

‘There is no better ship; there could be no better name’

USS Kentucky crew looking for KPA members to take trip Kentucky Governor William O. Bradley’s statement, made after witnessing the launching of the battleship Kentucky in 1898, is equally applicable today: There is no better ship; there could be no…