Association

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.…

Read More

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…

Read More

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…

Read More

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…

Read More

National editorial push: A recap

Last week, Marjorie Pritchard, the Boston Globe’s deputy editorial page editor, called on editorialists nationwide to weigh in with unique local messages about the administration’s assault on the press. “The dirty war on the free press must end,” the call to action said. “Publications, whatever their politics, could make a powerful statement by standing together…

Read More

CNPA Nominating Committee appointed

CNPA President Ron Hasse has selected members of the Nominating Committee, which will create a slate of officers and board director nominees to be elected at CNPA’s Annual Business meeting, to be held during The Capital Conference (formerly known as the CNPA Press Summit) in February 2019. Nominating Committee members are: Chairman Chuck Champion, Acorn…

Read More

Publish an editorial this Thursday — or this week?

A national effort to encourage newspapers to publish editorials this Thursday might have escaped your attention. Or your newspaper might not publish on Thursdays. Either way, heads up: As noted in last Friday’s CNPA Legislative Bulletin, the push from Marjorie Pritchard, the Boston Globe’s deputy editorial page editor, is for unique, local editorials addressing the…

Read More

Free webinar: Active-shooter readiness

“Security Training For Newspapers: Active Shooter Preparation & Response” 11 a.m.-Noon Pacific, Friday, Aug. 10 Presented by Kevin W. Techau, Smith, Mills & Schrock Law FirmThis webinar free of charge Recent tragedies across the U.S.A. have shown that active shootings are a real and deadly threat for all business and communities. Regardless of the business…

Read More

Lifetime achievers sought for annual award

The California Press Foundation seeks nominations for its annual Philip N. McCombs Achievement Award, which honors distinguished newspaper executives who are no longer fully active in the industry. Qualifications include: a living person who has been an exemplar of ethical conduct, leadership and service to the newspaper industry and their community; one who has been…

Read More