Category: Membership, journalism and more

I told him in my best fatherly voice, “They’re called columns. Every column I write appears in more than 60 industry journals and publications around the world.”

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So tonight I was sitting with my son, Zachary, at Dragon Den. After a bite of his eggroll, Zach stopped and turned to ask a question. “Dad,” Zach asked, “what happens with all those things you write all the time?”…

Schurz installed as KPA president; Ivory, Lyles honored

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Scott Schurz Jr., president and publisher of Advocate Communications, Inc., Danville, was installed as 2014 president of the Kentucky Press Association on Friday. The association, in its 145th year, held its annual convention at The Hyatt Regency in Lexington. Willie…

2014 Convention Deadline FRIDAY!!

The deadline for registering for the 2014 Kentucky Press Association Winter Convention and Trade Show is Friday, January 17, 2014.

Colleagues remember Winchester’s Bill Blakeman

The Winchester Sun William S. “Bill” Blakeman, who led The Winchester Sun from the early 1960s through the early 2000s, is being remembered by his colleagues as a man dedicated to journalism who had a great love for the town…

Herald-Leader publisher elected to newspaper group’s board

By Jim Warren, Lexington Herald-Leader Herald-Leader Publisher Rufus Friday was elected Sunday to the board of directors of the Southern Newspaper Publishers Association. He was one of six new directors elected at the association’s annual News Industry Summit in Sarasota,…

CONTEST DEADLINES THIS FRIDAY – October 18!!!

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Have you registered for one or both of the KPA contests? But have NOT got your confirmation email? Please call David Spencer at the KPA Central office ASAP. (502) 223-8821 If you have not registered for either contest, do so…

Nelson wins Smith award for public service

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LEXINGTON — A leader for openness in government and quality in journalism during his career at weekly and daily newspapers will receive the Al Smith Award for public service through community journalism during a dinner in Frankfort Nov. 16. The…

Kentucky newspapers can sponsor their local high school(s) in KHSJA

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Again this school year, Kentucky newspapers can sponsor their local high school(s) in the Kentucky High School Journalism Association. Sponsorship is just $50 per school per school year and allows schools to participate in the annual KHSJA contest and other…

Digital news leader Neil Budde named executive editor of Courier-Journal Media

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Neil Budde, a former editor and reporter for The Courier-Journal and a trailblazer in digital news publishing, is returning to Kentucky to lead the state’s largest newspaper. Courier-Journal president and publisher Wes Jackson introduced Budde to the staff as the…