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NCPA Annual Convention , March 20 - 22, 2019. Raleigh Marriott Crabtree Valley March 20-22, 2019 Convention schedule Wednesday NCPA/S Board of Directors meeting Supreme Court Dinner Thursday Legislative Breakfast Ad awards lunch Two editorial sessions and two revenue sessions Awards reception Awards banquet Friday Annual business meeting w/ keynote Meetings of communities and dailies
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Tribune Publishing ends talks about selling company to McClatchy

On Thursday Tribune Publishing ended negotiations with McClatchy to sell its newspaper company. The newspaper owners were under months of negotiations before Tribune decided to end them. A source …

McClatchy to centralize design jobs in North Carolina

Charlotte will become the hub of all 30 of McClatchy's newspaper design and copy editing departments. McClatchy is transitioning from a print-based news owner to a digital publisher, and this is one …

Starving The Watchdog: Who Foots The Bill When Newspapers Disappear?

With no shortage of free information on the internet, millions of Americans have decided they don't need to shell out for a subscription to their local newspaper. But new research suggests this …

How to understand different reader types and drive each type to subscribe

A study released by the American Press Institute surveyed more than 4,000 subscribers at 90 newspapers, and results suggest there are nine different types of readers.For readers in the topic hunters …

Members on the move

Bergeron to lead Post newsroom

SALISBURY — Josh Bergeron has been named editor of the Salisbury Post, effective Dec. 20.Bergeron, managing editor of The State Journal in Frankfort, Ky. since October 2017, formerly worked at …

John Drescher named deputy editor of national politics investigations team

John Drescher, former executive editor of the News & Observer in Raleigh, N.C., is joining The Post as a deputy editor on our National Politics Investigations team.John's arrival adds additional …

New publisher announced for The High Point Enterprise; McClure appointed Director of Advertising Sales at Goldsboro News-Argus

Nancy Baker will assume the role of publisher at The High Point Enterprise following Rick Bean’s retirement in January. Baker, a 24-year veteran of the newspaper industry, has been with The …

Post editor Elizabeth Cook will retire at end of 2018

This will be Elizabeth Cook's final year as editor of the Salisbury Post. She has been an editor for 25 years.  Cook, 62, looks forward to spending more time with family after she …

NCPA news

Journalists have done great work on the Bladen County voting story. Keep it up.

To the media covering the 9th U.S. House District election:I know many of you personally. As a television reporter so many years ago, I covered stories with you. I have broken bread with you. As one …

Durwood Glandys Canaday, 67

Durwood Glandys Canaday, age 67, died Sunday, December 9, 2018 at the SECU Hospice House in Smithfield. Funeral Service will be 6:00 PM Wednesday, December 12, 2018 at Rose & Graham Funeral …

Ed Harper, 71. June 1947-November 2018.

Newspaper families are the backbone of the Fourth Estate. They are the soul of press associations. There are many great newspaper families in North Carolina, some go above and beyond to support their …

Ayers to succeed Raney as Herald publisher

Herald Circulation Director Jeff Ayers has been promoted to publisher to replace Rachael Raney who is moving on to a position in Georgia. Raney served as The Herald's publisher/advertising director …

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