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Deadline extended for 2018 California Journalism Awards

Due to a large number of requests, we are extending the deadline for the 2018 California Journalism Awards to 9 a.m. next Monday, Feb. 4. The contest entry system will shut down at that time. The extension applies to all contests: Print, Digital and Campus If you didn’t receive entry packages in November, you can…

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Whitney Prout is CNPA staff attorney

Whitney Prout has joined the CNPA Services Inc. team as staff attorney. Prout, a McGeorge School of Law alum, had been policy and compliance counsel at the California Apartment Association for two years. In that role, she worked on housing-related issues in the Legislature, advocated on behalf of members’ interests in administrative rule-making and judicial…

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Jim DeArman is CNPA’s new CFO

Jim DeArman joined the CNPA Services Inc. staff this week as chief financial officer. He has been in the Sacramento region for many years and is a Bay Area native. DeArman comes to CNPA with excellent credentials in the accounting and finance field and succeeds Hal Weber, who had been controller since October 2015. “We…

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Contest deadline in six days

Time is running out to gather your best work from 2018 for the California Journalism Awards. Deadline for entries in the Print, Digital and Campus contests is Monday, Jan. 28. The new Digital contest was created to recognize the best online journalism from CNPA’s Digital News Media and print members. The Digital contest has 22…

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Help us Feb. 5-6 in Sacramento…

State Capitol, Photo by Tom Myers CNPA has, for the first time, combined the Legislative Conference (formerly CNPA Governmental Affairs Day) with the Industry Summit, Feb. 5-6 at the Kimpton Sawyer Hotel, Sacramento. Here are two things to know about the Legislative Forum part of the conference and three things to do right now. To…

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Register by this Friday for CNPA Capital Conference

Regular registration closes this Friday for the CNPA Capital Conference. Registration is per person and includes all food and beverage for the Legislative Forum and Reception on Tuesday, Feb. 5 as well as the Industry Summit on Wednesday, Feb. 6 Register now All events, except for the meetings with your legislators, will be at the…

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Los Feliz Ledger is CNPA applicant

Los Feliz Ledger has applied for membership in CNPA. Allison B. Cohen is publisher of the monthly Ledger, which was founded in 2005 and is called “A Great Big, Small-Town Newspaper.” Los Feliz is a neighborhood that borders Griffith Park in Los Angeles. Until confirmation by the CNPA Board of Directors on Feb. 4, Los…

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Kaweah Commonwealth is CNPA applicant

The Kaweah Commonwealth has applied for membership in CNPA. John Elliott is publisher of the weekly Commonwealth, which was founded in 2000 and covers Three Rivers in eastern Tulare County, Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Parks, and the communities of Woodlake and Lemon Cove. It is based upon an earlier newspaper in the area and…

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Trials by fire stoke optimism for 2019

From the Winter 2019 issue of California Publisher Even on the best days, journalism is a tough business. We pursue difficult investigations, hold those in power accountable, and report the facts without bias or influence. And that’s par for the course. Beyond the day-to-day, we knew 2018 would be a busy year. February’s Olympics in…

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Webinars free for CNPA Members

Admission to Online Media Campus webinars is free in 2019 for anyone at a CNPA-member organization, thanks to grant support from the California Press Foundation. Online Media Campus provides webinar programs on writing and editorial topics, print and online advertising sales, technology, social networking, management issues and much more. Each program runs approximately 60 minutes…

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