NCPA CONTEST NOW OPEN

The 2019 NCPA contest is now open. Deadline for all entries is Nov 14 midnight.

Although you may have participated in the past, all newspapers must re-register on the contest website. The code is listed in the rules packet. 

Members will notice a few changes to this year's contest.  All categories are open to all divisions.  Except where noted newspapers will compete in divisions based on circulation.  Online newspapers will compete in their own division.   NCPA requires a current circulation statement on file to determine division - you can submit a statement of ownership or verified circulation. 

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New Study Reveals Connection between Entertainment, News Media Subscriptions Arlington, VA – A study conducted by researchers at University of Minnesota’s Hubbard School of Journalism and Mass Communication in cooperation with the News Media Alliance and the …
Meet The Salt Lake Tribune, 501(c)(3): The IRS has granted nonprofit status to a daily newspaper for the first time It was a “happy surprise,” Fraser Nelson said when The Salt Lake Tribune received a letter from the IRS on Friday giving the 148-year-old news outlet nonprofit 501(c)(3) …
The value of simplicity Statisticians disagree on the number of commercial messages we are exposed to each day. Some say 1,000. Some say as many as 3,000. And others claim the number is closer to 20,000. With estimates …
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Shareholders vote Thursday, Nov. 14, on $1.2 billion newspaper acquisition The $1.2 billion deal in which New Media Investment Group, parent of GateHouse Media, which owns the Times-News and more than a dozen other newspapers in North Carolina, intends to buy Gannett Co., …
Malcolm Gamble, longtime Citizen Times photojournalist, dies at 98 ASHEVILLE - Hebert Malcolm Gamble, an Asheville native who spent his career as an award-winning staff photographer for the Citizen Times, died Oct. 19. He was 98.Known as Malcolm, Gamble, started as …
Parker joins staff as advertising specialist Dawn Parker has joined the staff of the Chatham News + Record, serving as the newspaper’s print and digital advertising specialist.The Pittsboro resident is working with local businesses on …
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Dr. Shanshan Lou — devoted to helping advertising students succeed BOONE, N.C. — Associate professor of advertising Dr. Shanshan Lou broadens the global perspective in Appalachian State University’s Department of Communication. She is considered an expert on …
NCPA Contest Call for entries The 2019 NCPA contest is now open. Deadline for all entries is Nov 14 midnight. Although you may have participated in the past, all newspapers must re-register on the contest website. The code is …
LOCAL MEDIA OUTDOOR ACQUIRES HUNDREDS OF NORTH CAROLINA BILLBOARDS Local Media Outdoor, a division of Morris Multimedia Inc. of Savannah, announced September 10 the acquisition of approximately 390 billboard faces in eastern North Carolina which had been part of the …
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