PNA Calendar of Events

  • 2018 Student Keystone Press Awards Contest

    Date: Jan 17, 2018 - Jan 17, 2018
    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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  • 2018 Professional Keystone Press Awards Contest

    Date: Jan 30, 2018 - Jan 31, 2018
    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 - Open Records

    Location: Webinar
    Date: Feb 01, 2018 - Feb 01, 2018
    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.
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  • Noontime Update - Libel

    Location: Webinar
    Date: Feb 15, 2018 - Feb 15, 2018
    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
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  • Sales Leadership Training: Managing, Motivating, Coaching and More

    Location: PNA Foundation
    Date: Feb 21, 2018 - Feb 21, 2018
    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!
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  • Noontime Update - Advertising Legal Issues

    Location: Webinar
    Date: Mar 02, 2018 - Mar 02, 2018
    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.
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  • 2018 Northrop Local Government Boot Camp

    Location: Harrisburg
    Date: Apr 19, 2018 - Apr 20, 2018
    20 expense-paid fellowships* are available to qualified journalists! Through the generous support of the Northrop family of the Observer Publishing Company, Washington, Pa., this intensive two-day workshop is for inexperienced reporters and editors who cover local government in Pennsylvania.
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  • Best Practices Workshop

    Location: Harrisburg
    Date: Apr 27, 2018 - Apr 27, 2018
    A new and improved update of the traditional circulation managers leadership training. This Best Practices Workshop will feature sessions focusing on digital, retention, audience development, single copy sales and a sharing ideas roundtable.
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  • 2018 Carrier Golf Outing

    Location: Fayetteville
    Date: May 17, 2018 - May 17, 2018
    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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  • 2018 Pennsylvania Press Conference

    Location: Gettysburg
    Date: Jun 01, 2018 - Jun 02, 2018
    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, 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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  • Edith Hughes Workshop

    Location: Harrisburg
    Date: Jun 21, 2018 - Jun 21, 2018
    Formerly known as the "Weekly Renewal Workshop," this workshop was renamed in honor of Edith Hughes in 2012. At that time, it was expanded and enhanced to include community newspapers with a variety of topics and best practices offered each year.
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  • 2018 PNA Foundation Golf Outing

    Location: Hershey
    Date: Jul 11, 2018 - Jul 11, 2018
    Your participation in the PNA Foundation Golf Outing is a great way to enjoy a day of golf while supporting the PNA Foundation. Proceeds help to fund the Foundation's many and varied training programs and statewide contests while developing the next generation of readers and journalists and educating the public on the importance of the First Amendment.
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  • 2018 PNA Advertising Conference

    Location: Pittsburgh
    Date: Sep 19, 2018 - Sep 21, 2018
    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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  • 2018 Eliza Northrop Beale Workshop

    Location: Harrisburg
    Date: Sep 21, 2018 - Sep 22, 2018
    Workshop created exclusively for weekly publishers and managers! Through the generous support of the Observer Publishing Co. and the Northrop family, this 1 1/2--day workshop offers presentations and roundtables to help today's weekly publisher find success.
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  • 2018 Sharon Johnson Memorial Workshop

    Location: Harrisburg
    Date: Nov 15, 2018 - Nov 15, 2018
    For 30 years, Sharon Johnson connected with the readers of The Patriot-News (Harrisburg) through her arts and entertainment writing. Her witty and informed style made her a must-read in central Pa. In honor of Sharon's memory, this workshop will focus on important issues or concerns on writing.
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