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Want to learn and grow with a small team of journalists in California’s scenic Mother Lode? The Calaveras Enterprise is looking for an energetic reporter with an insatiable sense of curiosity. You’ll take on briefs, features, breaking news and enterprise. The beat depends in part...

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Sports/Education Reporter

The Ashland Daily Tidings seeks a full-time sports and education reporter. Sports beat mostly involves Ashland High School and Southern Oregon University; education includes Ashland K-12 plus SOU. Will also do occasional general assignment reporting. Strong writing-on-deadline skills required. Experience with photography and videos a plus....

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The Bakersfield Californian’s News Division has an opening for editor at the Tehachapi News. The editor will oversee, plan and edit the weekly Tehachapi News print edition and the daily website. This editor will edit and supervise the work of other reporters. This person may also...

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City Government Reporter

One of the hottest beats in the best news town you’ll ever work in is open to an enterprising, self-starting reporter who knows how to dig deep for stories. The Bakersfield Californian, a family-owned newspaper two hours north of Los Angeles, is looking for a...

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Two Digital News members approved

The CNPA Board of Directors approved Digital News Media membership for two applicants at its Aug. 11 meeting. The new members are: CALMatters, Sacramento; Marcia Parker, publisher Kaiser Health News, Menlo Park; David Rousseau, publisher CNPA membership, across all categories, is now 1,306 members. Also...

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National Newspaper Week is Oct. 1-7

This year we mark the 77th anniversary of National Newspaper Week (NNW), Oct. 1-7. The annual observance celebrates and emphasizes the impact of newspapers to communities large and small all over. Materials for NNW will be available for download in late September. Reminders will go...

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Know a lifetime achiever? Nominate 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...

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ACI Last Mile acquires CIPS

ACI Last Mile Network, a Long Beach-based provider of print media and parcel distribution, in July acquired Los Angeles-based CIPS Marketing Group, a CNPA Allied Partner, the Orange County Register reported. The sales terms were not disclosed. CIPS is Southern California News Group’s print-distribution venture...

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Metro Creative Graphics acquires Creative Outlet

Metro Creative Graphics has acquired the assets of LSA’s Creative Outlet from the Local Search Association. Both are CNPA Allied Partners. The creative options for sales support and special sections provided by Creative Outlet will be provided along with Metro’s content such as spec ads...

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