PNA Calendar of Events

  • Noontime Update - Legal Issues in Advertising

    Location: Webinar
    Date: Feb 26, 2019 - Feb 26, 2019
    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, and medical marijuana 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.
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  • Understanding the Value and Finding Stories in Public Notices

    Location: Webinar
    Date: Mar 05, 2019 - Mar 05, 2019
    From story ideas to government accountability, learn how important public notices are to newspapers. Not only do they provide essential advertising revenue, they also keep citizens informed of critical issues. As a reporter, you can use these notices to find leads for outstanding and impactful stories.
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  • Noontime Update - The Sunshine Act and Open Meetings in PA

    Location: Webinar
    Date: Mar 15, 2019 - Mar 15, 2019
    The Sunshine Act might not have changed, but it's always valuable for reporters and editors to revisit the law. This session will cover definitions, procedures, violations and remedies for violations. We'll touch on public comment, recording, executive sessions and other issues that frequently challenge your coverage.
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  • Circulation Best Practices Workshop - Revenue/Audience Growth/Retention

    Location: Harrisburg
    Date: Apr 26, 2019 - Apr 26, 2019
    Revenue, audience growth and retention! The PNA Foundation and I-SCMA present a program focused on best practices for subscription sales, retention, single copy sales, business partners, independent contracting and management.
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  • 2019 Newspaper Carrier of the Year Contest

    Date: Apr 30, 2019 - Apr 30, 2019
    Do you know a newspaper carrier who goes above and beyond his or her responsibilities? Think he or she would appreciate a cash prize 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! The nominating manager of the first place winners will also receive two tickets to Hersheypark!
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  • 2019 Northrop Local Government Boot Camp

    Location: Harrisburg
    Date: May 02, 2019 - May 03, 2019
    20 expense-paid fellowships* are available to qualified journalists! Through the generous support of the Northrop family, former owners 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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  • 2019 Carrier Golf Outing

    Location: Fayetteville
    Date: May 09, 2019 - May 09, 2019
    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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  • 2019 Keystone Multimedia Workshop

    Location: Pittsburgh
    Date: Jun 06, 2019 - Jun 08, 2019
    This three day workshop provides intensive, hands-on training in audio, video and visual journalism for all skill levels. For beginners to intermediate, it is not necessary to have experience with digital audio, still photography or video to successfully participate. Perfect for editors, reporters, photographers, freelancers, students and educators alike.
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  • 2019 Eliza Northrop Beale Workshop

    Location: Harrisburg
    Date: Sep 20, 2019 - Sep 21, 2019
    Workshop created exclusively for weekly publishers and managers! Through the generous support of 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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  • 2019 Sharon Johnson Memorial Workshop

    Location: Harrisburg
    Date: Nov 13, 2019 - Nov 13, 2019
    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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