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Register for Cal Press Winter Meeting Dec 6-7 in San Francisco

The educational program is set for the California Press Foundation’s 141st annual Winter Meeting, to be held Dec 6-7 at the Marines’ Memorial Club & Hotel in San Francisco. The Thursday evening speaker will be Jim Boren, executive director of the new Fresno State Institute for Media and Public Trust. Boren, a former VP and…

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ChicoSol.org is Digital News applicant

ChicoSol.org has applied to be a Digital News Member of CNPA. Leslie Layton is its publisher and Dave Waddell is its news director. Until confirmation by the CNPA Board of Directors on Oct. 4, ChicoSol is a provisional member of CNPA and is eligible for all the benefits of a Digital News Media member. On…

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Guangdong Provincial Publishing Group visits CNPA

Delegates from the Guangdong Provincial Publishing Group in South China visited CNPA on Sept. 5. During the two-hour meeting, CNPA staffers Newton, Ewert and Joe Wirt explained to the group, via their interpreter, how CNPA and its association-management company assist the news business in California.

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Western Web is Allied applicant

Western Web is an applicant for CNPA Allied membership. Steve Jackson is president and CEO. Western Web, founded in 2005, operates a full-service printing, packaging and delivery facility in Samoa, Humboldt County. Until confirmation by the CNPA Board of Directors on Oct. 4, Western Web is a provisional member of CNPA and is eligible for…

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Internship grants: Start scouting

Newspaper editors and publishers with an interest in grant-funded interns in 2019: The application deadline is Nov. 16 for the California Press Foundation’s internship grants program. The program will provide up to four $2,500 grants to college students who obtain newsroom internships at California newspapers in spring or summer 2019. Also, Cal Press directors have…

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Quarterly CNPA Board Meeting is Oct. 4 in Sacramento

The Quarterly Meeting of the CNPA Board of Directors is set for Thursday, Oct. 4 at the Citizen Hotel in Sacramento. The Executive Committee Meeting is from 11 a.m. to Noon. Lunch ($49) is from Noon to 12:50 p.m. and the Board of Directors meeting is from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. A limited number…

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GVWire applies for CNPA membership

Fresno-based GVWire.com has applied to be a Digital News Member of CNPA. Darius Assemi is its publisher and Bill McEwen is its news director. Until confirmation by the CNPA Board of Directors on Oct. 4, GVWire is a provisional member of CNPA and is eligible for all the benefits of a Digital News Media member.…

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Quarterly CNPA Board Meeting is Oct. 4 in Sacramento

The Quarterly Meeting of the CNPA Board of Directors is set for Thursday, Oct. 4 at the Citizen Hotel in Sacramento. The Executive Committee Meeting is from 11 a.m. to Noon. Lunch ($49) is from Noon to 12:50 p.m. and the Board of Directors meeting is from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. A limited number…

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Deadline extended by 3 weeks for Executive of the Year nominations

The California Press Foundation continues to seek nominations for its annual Justus F. Craemer Newspaper Executive of the Year Award. The deadline for nominations has been extended to Friday, Sept. 21. The award recognizes the achievement of colleagues who have influence and impact on our industry, on their community and how they have represented our…

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CNPA awards gala May 4 in Long Beach

Following a format change in CNPA’s annual events, the recognition and celebration of members’ best published work will occur separately from the annual meeting of members. The California Journalism Awards Gala will be Saturday, May 4, 2019, at The Westin Long Beach. As reported here previously, the former CNPA Press Summit will become the Capital…

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