The CNPA Board of Directors received a briefing about the organization’s Governmental Affairs efforts and issues during the Oct. 4 Quarterly Meeting in Sacramento.
Committee Chairman Jeff Glasser (Los Angeles Times) and CNPA staffers Jim Ewert and Nikki Moore described the season’s highs and lows and previewed their next challenges.
Directors also reviewed plans for the CNPA Capital Conference, to be held Feb. 4-6, 2019, at the The Sawyer Hotel in Sacramento. It will include the Legislative Forum on Feb. 5 and a day of industry information on Feb. 6.
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Directors also reviewed plans for the California Journalism Awards Gala, to be held Saturday, May 4, 2019, at The Westin Long Beach. The awards previously had been part of the annual CNPA Summit.
The California Journalism Awards will include a new contest for Digital News Members. Print members will also be eligible for the digital contest. Entry materials will be mailed in November.
Directors reviewed collateral for a CNPA new-member recruitment program and discussed how they would assist in that effort once launched.