PNA Calendar of Events

  • 2015 Student Keystone Contest

    Date: Jan 12, 2015 - Jan 12, 2015
    The Student Keystone Press Awards contest recognizes high school and college journalism that provides relevance, integrity and initiative in serving readers. Any student at any public, private or parochial Pennsylvania high school, college or university who has had his or her material published in the school newspaper may enter the contest.
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  • Noontime Update – Libel/Defamation

    Date: Jan 16, 2015 - Jan 16, 2015
    Melissa Melewsky, PNA's Media Law Counsel, offers advice on protecting you and your news organization from libel and defamation suits. If you're gathering news in Pennsylvania, you need to know about defamation, invasion of privacy and other causes of action. Online issues can be especially daunting. Most appropriate for editorial staffs, especially newcomers and those desiring a refresher course.
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  • 2015 Professional Keystone Press Awards Contest

    Date: Jan 26, 2015 - Jan 26, 2015
    The Keystone Press Awards reinforce excellence by individuals in the newspaper profession, by recognizing journalism that consistently provides relevance, integrity and initiative in serving readers, and faithfully fulfills its First Amendment rights/responsibilities. Further, the Keystone Press Awards stimulate journalists to improve their craft and ultimately improve their community.
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  • Noontime Update - Advertising Legal Issues

    Date: Jan 27, 2015 - Jan 27, 2015
    Melissa Melewsky, PNA's Media Law Counsel, offers information on legal issues concerning advertising. She’ll look at laws and regulations for housing, employment, automotive, tobacco, beer and liquor advertising as well as answer questions you may have about specific ad content. While maintaining ad revenue, be sure that you’re compliant with fair housing and federal employment laws as well as acts through the PA Human Relations Commission, Federal Trade Commission and PA’s Unfair Trade Practices and Consumer Protection Law. Most appropriate for advertising directors, managers and sales reps.
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  • Noontime Update - Open Meetings

    Date: Feb 06, 2015 - Feb 06, 2015
    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. Paula Knudsen, PNA’s Director of Legal Affairs, offers invaluable advice and examples. Most appropriate for editorial staffs, especially newcomers and those desiring a refresher course.
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  • 2015 America East Digital Media Contest

    Date: Feb 13, 2015 - Feb 13, 2015
    Held in conjunction with the largest newspaper show on the East Coast, the America East Digital Media Contest recognizes excellence in the digital realm and is designed to provide a valuable learning experience. Winners can proudly showcase their accomplishments in marketing and promotional tools, as well as on their websites. Your readers, advertisers and staff will appreciate the recognition earned by their newspaper's digital products.
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  • Noontime Update - Open Records

    Date: Feb 13, 2015 - Feb 13, 2015
    Paula Knudsen, PNA’s Director of Legal Affairs, 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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  • Sales Leadership Training: Managing, Motivating, Coaching and More

    Date: Feb 17, 2015 - Feb 17, 2015
    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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  • 2015 America East - March 30- April 1

    Location: Hershey
    Date: Mar 30, 2015 - Apr 01, 2015
    With inexpensive registration fees, reasonable lodging costs at The Hershey Lodge and an easy-to-reach location in Hershey, PA, both attendees and exhibitors find there is no other show that offers them so much for so little.
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  • 2015 Carrier Golf Outing

    Location: Fayetteville
    Date: May 14, 2015 - May 14, 2015
    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!
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  • 2015 Pennsylvania Press Conference

    Location: Gettysburg
    Date: May 29, 2015 - May 30, 2015
    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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  • PNA Advertising Conference

    Location: King of Prussia
    Date: Sep 23, 2015 - Sep 25, 2015
    The PNA Ad Conference focuses on the unique needs of both display and classified advertising directors, managers and sales reps. Participants attend information-packed sessions concerning new lead generation, native advertising, success in event planning and driving business. Programming also includes separate session tracks for managers and sales reps.
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  • 2015 PNA Annual Convention - Save the Date

    Location: Hershey
    Date: Nov 11, 2015 - Nov 13, 2015
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