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NCPA Annual Convention
Raleigh Marriott Crabtree Valley
Raleigh, NC
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2020 Annual Convention

Contest Results Announced: 12/20/19 

Convention  Opens: 2/26/20

Awards Banquet: 2/27/20 

NCPA Membership Meeting: 2/28/20

NCPA Annual Convention

February 26-28, 2020 

Raleigh Marriott Crabtree Valley 
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Invitation to enter science journalism contest (no entry fee, $5,000 prize) The Knight Science Journalism Program at MIT is pleased to announce that we are now accepting submissions for the second annual Victor K. McElheny Award for local and regional science journalism. The …
Report for America to Place a Record 250 Journalists in 164 Local Newsrooms in 2020 Full list of newsrooms in North Carolina and the south. NEW YORK—Report for America announced today that it will field 250 emerging journalists in 164 host news organizations to serve local …
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 …
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Johnstonian News relocates, names new editor SMITHFIELD — The Johnstonian News has moved its office from Kenly to Smithfield and hired Scott Bolejack to serve as editor, President and Publisher Keven Zepezauer announced this week.The …
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 …
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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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NCPA Annual Convention February 26-28, 2020 Raleigh Marriott Crabtree Valley Raleigh, NC

Raleigh Marriott Crabtree Valley February 26-28, 2020 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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