NCPA news

The NC Media and Journalism Hall of Fame will induct Taylor Branch, Margaret Johnson, Mary E. Junck, Rochelle Riley and David B. Woronoff on Friday, April 12, 2019.Founded and administered by the UNC …

Wednesday, January 30, 2019

The Wake Weekly newspaper group — The Wake Forest Weekly and its zoned editions in Rolesville and Franklin County along with the Butner-Creedmoor News — are operating under new ownership this …

Wednesday, January 30, 2019

Treva Jones, a born storyteller, virtuosic news reporter and historian to a generation of Raleigh Times and News & Observer readers and staff writers, died Friday.She was 73.Jones, who authored …

Monday, January 21, 2019

KENLY — In recognition of his career of public service by providing news and current events for area residents for more than three decades as the Kenly News’ owner and publisher, Rick …

Thursday, January 17, 2019

GOLDSBORO, N.C. Hillery Eugene "Gene" Price, an honored journalist whose career spanned nearly six decades, died Wednesday. He was 90. Sue Price Johnson, his daughter and former Associated …

Wednesday, January 16, 2019

The members of NCPA will convene in Raleigh March 20-22 at the Raleigh Marriott Crabtree Valley. (Site of the 2018 convention which held record crowds.) NCPA continues a tradition of offering free …

Friday, January 11, 2019

A memorial service for The News Reporter publisher Jim High, 85, who died Jan. 2, is set for Saturday, Jan. 12, 2 p.m., at Whiteville United Methodist Church. High was publisher for 61 years and is a …

Monday, January 7, 2019

We have lost a few Titans of our local newspaper family over the past several months. The news of Jim High passing this week was met with great sadness but also admiration and inspiration when …

Thursday, January 3, 2019

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 …

Wednesday, December 12, 2018
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Members on the move

Novant Health Inc. said Monday it has hired Ann Caulkins, former publisher of The Charlotte Observer, as a senior vice president and president of Novant Health Foundation. Caulkins will be in charge …

Tuesday, March 12, 2019

Elizabeth Cook sat in the White House pressroom. She wasn’t from the New York Times or the Washington Post. Yet, her mission was to follow the high profile Elizabeth Dole, who was Ronald …

Tuesday, January 29, 2019

ROCKINGHAM — Donna Rogers, an award-winning journalist whose 38-year career has included stops in five states, has been named the editor of the Richmond Daily Journal. Rogers has already …

Wednesday, January 9, 2019

Veteran journalist Cindy Loman has been named editor of the News & Record.Loman is currently the features editor and editor of 1808: Greensboro’s Magazine.Alton Brown, News & Record …

Wednesday, January 2, 2019

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 …

Monday, December 17, 2018

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 …

Wednesday, December 12, 2018

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 …

Wednesday, November 14, 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 …

Monday, November 12, 2018

SILER CITY – Mary Little Resch, the publisher and editor of The Chatham News and The Chatham Record, has announced the sale of the newspapers to Chatham Media Group LLC, a partnership consisting of …

Wednesday, October 24, 2018
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Industry news

The lack of local news is a pressing issue now more than ever in journalism. Facebook wants to do something about it and is teaming up with a few researchers, including Penny Abernathy from the …

Tuesday, March 19, 2019

Jeff Herrin, who was the editor of the Rocky Mount Telegram and The Tarboro Weekly, died Monday. He was 60 years old.   Herrin worked at the Telegram for 25 years and made a large …

Thursday, March 7, 2019

When a journalist took a photo of a bride being congratulated by President Donald Trump, a relative of the bride posted it on Instagram, and the photo went viral. News outlets such as The …

Tuesday, February 26, 2019

RCFP published its recent Open Government Guide in January, which includes state-by-state information about how journalists can report on government agencies and proceedings that are open to the …

Monday, February 25, 2019

In U.S. history, there has only been one time where the country went without a recession in eight years. Otherwise, recessions have hit about once every decade. What does this mean for the news …

Friday, February 22, 2019

Robin L. Quillon will begin his position as president of Adams Publishing Group of Eastern North Carolina on April 1. He will be the publisher of The Daily Reflector in Greenville. Before Adams …

Thursday, February 21, 2019

As a life-long journalist, I know how tough it can be to report the views of people who are bitterly divided. We think we’ve got it right. But the emails and social media messages often scream …

Tuesday, February 19, 2019

Newsrooms that are looking to remain solvent sometimes don’t think about what their audiences want or need. Instead, they think about creating innovations that are quickly produced, in the …

Friday, February 15, 2019

The Daily Dispatch is uniting the community by focusing on its youngest members in a new series called Student Spotlight.   The project began in August 2017 with the goal to recognize …

Tuesday, February 12, 2019
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