Category: Membership, journalism and more

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…

Deadline to enter BOTH Contests is MONDAY!

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The deadline to register AND submit all entries for BOTH of KPA’s contests is OCTOBER 5! Are you registered for KPA’s News and Advertising contests? That is the first step before you can submit ANY entries. If you don’t know, here…

“What I did this summer” by the 2015 KPA Interns

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Each summer, the Kentucky Press Association/Kentucky Journalism Foundation and the KPA Associates Division place a minimum of 24 college students in internship positions with newspapers and Associates members. Students are deployed for 10 weeks to work in the “real world”…

Former publisher Steve Lowery recognized for First Amendment efforts

By Forrest Berkshire The Kentucky Standard Steve Lowery, a former journalist who spent more than a decade covering Nelson and Marion counties, was honored posthumously this week for his contributions to journalism. Lowery was awarded the James Madison Award, which…

By the Numbers; How are newspapers doing right now?

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In some parts of the world, people can tell spring is near by the longer days and signs of life. In my world, you can tell by the trips through airports and hours spent preparing and giving speeches. There’s no…

Deadline Driven; You’re in the business. You know the drill.

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Wow! Today has been one of those days. You’re in the business. You know what I’m talking about. I planned to start on this column four hours ago, but the phone started ringing. Karen, who emailed late last night, needed…