NCPA news

Carla has been selling advertising for many years. She has researched and tried a variety of techniques to answer objections. “Just about everybody knows the Feel-Felt-Found formula,” she said. …

Friday, April 13, 2018

Carl is a marketing manager who has been on the receiving end of hundreds of media presentations. He knows a thing or two about effective sales techniques. “Most of the time, I’m the point person …

Monday, March 19, 2018

CHAPEL HILL — James Howard "Jim" Parker, 93, of Carolina Meadows, died Sunday morning, March 11, 2018 at UNC Hospital.He was born on Sept. 2, 1924, in Tarboro, the son of the late James Howard …

Tuesday, March 13, 2018

NCPA members convened in record numbers February 21-23 in Raleigh, NC. Starting with a packed room for the annual legislative breakfast to an evening awards banquet with over 400 attendees the 144th …

Friday, March 2, 2018

February 21-23, 2018 Raleigh Marriott Crabtree Valley Deadline for hotel registration is Tuesday January 30

Wednesday, January 10, 2018

INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY Some of the most common questions we get when we do workshops and on the Hotline relate to the dangers of publishing information on the internet and social media and …

Friday, January 5, 2018

Plan on joining colleagues from across the state in Raleigh at the 2018 NCPA Annual Convention. February 21-23, 2018 Raleigh Marriott Crabtree Valley Take time now to book your NCPA convention room - …

Tuesday, January 2, 2018

See a selection of some of the many photographs by News & Observer photojournalist Corey Lowenstein showing her deep connection with her subjects and community. Lowenstein died Thursday, Dec. 7, …

Friday, December 8, 2017

A cyberattack slowed county government to a crawl Wednesday in North Carolina's most populous metro area as deputies processed jail inmates by hand, the tax office turned away electronic payments and …

Friday, December 8, 2017
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Members on the move

For almost 40 years, Alan Ford has reported on Shelby's sport scene as the sports editor of The Shelby Star. The Star commemorates him by compiling testimonials from community members that have …

Monday, May 7, 2018

Beginning June 1, the Davie County Enterprise Record and The Clemmons Courier's  editor and publisher of 33 years will step down. Dwight Sparks gave both small papers larger readership and the …

Thursday, April 19, 2018

Ann Caulkins, The Charlotte Observer’s president and publisher, is stepping down after 12 years and will be succeeded by Rodney Mahone, a longtime media executive from Georgia, company …

Thursday, April 19, 2018

Carl Kasell, longtime newscaster, University of North Carolina alumnus and co-founder of radio station WUNC, has died, NPR reported. In March 2013, the North Carolina Press Association named Kasell "North Carolinian of the Year."

Wednesday, April 18, 2018

Tom Claybaugh, president of the Carolinas media operations and publisher of the Asheville Citizen Times since April 2016, is leaving for Nashville to take a new position within Gannett Co. …

Monday, April 2, 2018

Scott Baughman has been named editor of The Mecklenburg Times. He has a long reporting history, including joining the Times as a reporter in 2011 and has experience in digital media and website …

Friday, March 30, 2018

TWIN FALLS — Lee Enterprises has announced that Kevin Kampman will be the new publisher of the Times-News and the Elko Daily Free Press.Kampman, 61, comes to Idaho from Winston-Salem, North …

Friday, March 23, 2018

Lamar Smitherman announced his retirement as Publisher of the Morganton News Herald and the Marion McDowell News on Tuesday. Smitherman, who will step down from his role on March 30, has been in …

Tuesday, February 20, 2018

The Rocky Mount Telegram has a new person in charge.Kyle Stephens, who was the Group Publisher of Cooke Communications North Carolina’s Southern Group of non-daily newspapers, has succeeded …

Monday, February 19, 2018
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Industry news

With a single vote, North Carolina’s U.S. senators can help stop a trade war in its tracks, preserve American jobs and prevent government from taking an unseemly swipe at the media watchdogs …

Friday, May 18, 2018

Sources say that the technology company might be investing in the Research Triangle Park, and will create 10,000 jobs out of the venture. If the project were to go through, Apple is setting its …

Thursday, May 17, 2018

Senators called for the protection against newsprint tariffs with the Protecting Rational Incentives in Newsprint Trade Act of 2018, otherwise known as the "PRINT Act".  The act would halt …

Tuesday, May 15, 2018

Monday morning the Supreme Court opposed a law that allows sports gambling to be banned. Now, sports gambling will be able to occur more frequently and with less restrictions. The law allows states …

Monday, May 14, 2018

ESPN has been the latest to let go its public editor. While newspapers see the public editor position as vital to their success, consumers might not even notice the absence. Some may not even know …

Friday, May 11, 2018

Faceterbot is the latest fact-checking technology in the news industry and may even be saving social media site Facebook one fact at a time.  The chatbot lives in Facebook Messenger, where it …

Thursday, May 10, 2018

The Kingsport Times News, a Tennessee newspaper is cutting costs and improving its paper at the same time. It recently has become Prolmage's newest customer by buying the company's ink-saving …

Tuesday, May 8, 2018

The International Trade Commission will listen to testimonials from both supporters and non-supporters in regards to Canadian paper tariffs on July 17. The tariffs have been in place since January …

Tuesday, May 8, 2018

Journalists who have either decided to leave their papers because they don't want to work for corporate owners who don't take care of their newspaper or those who have been let go in a series of …

Friday, April 27, 2018
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