PNA Calendar of Events

  • Responding to Ad Blockers

    Location: 801 Market Street, 3rd Floor, Philadelphia
    Date: Feb 11, 2016 - Feb 11, 2016
    As ad blocking becomes a greater concern to the news media industry, disrupting the traditional ad supported revenue model and reducing the opportunities to deliver highly customized display opportunities, a number of news media companies have started to react. This workshop will provide both background on the issue facing the industry and an opportunity to discuss moving forward with peers.
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  • Noontime Update - Open Meetings

    Date: Feb 12, 2016 - Feb 12, 2016
    The Sunshine Act might not have changed, but it's always valuable for reporters and editors to revisit the law. We'll touch on public comment, executive sessions and other topics that frequently challenge your coverage. Melissa Melewsky, PNA's Media Law Counsel, offers invaluable advice and examples. Most appropriate for editorial staffs, especially newcomers and those desiring a refresher course.
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  • Calkins Media Video Training Program - Level Three, Advanced Level

    Date: Feb 17, 2016 - Feb 17, 2016
    Level Three includes advanced editing, shooting and lighting techniques, story pacing and structures, quality storytelling, on-camera performance techniques, shortcuts to efficiencies and quality and Final Cut Pro X editing. Most effective for those who have higher end equipment such as professional cameras and editing software. Designed for those with advanced-level video storytelling skills.
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  • Noontime Update - Open Records

    Date: Feb 19, 2016 - Feb 19, 2016
    Melissa Melewsky, PNA's Media Law Counsel, reviews Pennsylvania's Right to Know Law while defining aspects of the law and citing specific cases and examples. She’ll simplify an often complex discussion of your access rights. Most appropriate for editorial staffs, especially newcomers and those desiring a refresher course.
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  • Calkins Media Video Training Program - Level One for Beginners: Basics with Smartphones

    Date: Mar 02, 2016 - Mar 02, 2016
    Offered once again, this is our most popular video session. This is part of a series of video training modules to be offered through the Calkins Media Video Certification Program, featuring award-winning presenter Drew Berry.
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  • Reporters’ Series: PA Animal Protection Legislation Update

    Date: Mar 03, 2016 - Mar 03, 2016
    Pennsylvania legislators propose bills on many topics, ranging from pension reform to educational improvements and many more. But legislators also work on issues that impact more than just humans. What measures have legislators proposed this session to protect animals?
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  • Sunshine Week Panel Discussion & Luncheon

    Location: Room A180
    Date: Mar 15, 2016 - Mar 15, 2016
    The Pennsylvania NewsMedia Association and the Pennsylvania NewsMedia Association Foundation are pleased to present a panel discussion and free luncheon in honor of Sunshine Week. The panel will feature discussion on the state of open government in Pennsylvania. Sunshine Week, celebrated this year on March 13-19, 2016, is a national initiative to promote a dialogue about the importance of open government and freedom of information. PNA’s luncheon and the panel discussion are free and open to members of the public, however RSVP is requested by March 4 for planning purposes. Upon registration and payment, lawyers are eligible to obtain CLE credit.
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  • Sales Leadership Training: Managing, Motivating, Coaching and More

    Date: Mar 22, 2016 - Mar 22, 2016
    Managing a staff of ad sales reps can be a challenging job; it’s more than just meeting quotas and closing sales. Sales managers are leaders. Learn to be a successful manager and make a difference as a sales leader! The PNA Foundation’s leadership training is an interactive and information-packed three-hour training session that features tips on setting expectations, delegating, coaching and includes breakout sessions, case studies and roundtable discussions.
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  • 2016 Newspaper Carrier of the Year Contest

    Date: Apr 29, 2016 - Apr 29, 2016
    Do you know a newspaper carrier who goes above and beyond his or her responsibilities? Think he or she would appreciate up to $300 in prize money and two tickets to Hersheypark? (That's a rhetorical question.) We've got just the contest for you to thank them for their hard work! And, new this year, the District Manager of the first place winners will also receive two tickets to Hersheypark!
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  • 2016 Carrier Golf Outing

    Location: Fayetteville
    Date: May 12, 2016 - May 12, 2016
    Each year, the Carrier Golf Outing raises funds in support of the PNA Foundation's Newspaper Carrier of the Year contest through the generous participation of newspaper professionals, vendors and supporters. Plan to join your colleagues for a day on the links, while supporting this worthwhile program! Even if you don't golf, or if you are not able to attend, you can still show your support and promote your organization by becoming a sponsor!
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  • 2016 Pennsylvania Press Conference

    Location: Hilton Harrisburg
    Date: May 20, 2016 - May 21, 2016
    Join us in Gettysburg as hundreds of outstanding writers, editors, photographers and broadcasters are recognized through various awards presentations. The prestigious Keystone Press Awards are joined by the PAPME News Excellence and Newsphoto Contest Awards, PAPBA Awards, PWPA Awards and the SPJ Awards. This annual two-day conference caters to issues of importance to editors, reporters and broadcasters. Whether it's building readership, writing a better story, redesigning pages or managing a newsroom, there is always something for every attendee throughout two days of intense learning sessions.
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