PNA Calendar of Events

Sunshine Week Panel Discussion & Luncheon

  • Date: Mar 21, 2017 - Mar 21, 2017
  • Location: Harrisburg, PA
  • Address: Widener University Commonwealth Law School, 3800 Vartan Way
  • Contact: Meg Michaelian
  • Email:
  • Phone: (717) 703-3012


Due to the predicted winter storm warning, PNA and the PNA Foundation are rescheduling tomorrow’s Sunshine Week event at Widener. 

Please plan to join us next Tuesday, March 21, from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. for lunch and a panel discussion on the Right to Know Law.  Same place, same time, same interesting panel discussion.

If you are now unable to join us next Tuesday, please let us know by Friday, March 17, for lunch count purposes. If your registration included payment for a CLE credit, it will be refunded. 

Thank you for making note of this update and for your understanding.  We are sorry for any inconvenience, but hope everyone stays safe during the storm. 

We look forward to seeing you next week! 

Please join us for a panel discussion and luncheon celebrating Sunshine Week!

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 March 12-18, 2017, 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 10 for planning purposes, and attorneys seeking CLE credit will be charged $30.

Upon registration and payment, lawyers are eligible to obtain CLE credit.  If registering for CLE credit, please use the required CLE registration form.

 Panelists Include:

--Erik Arneson, Executive Director, Office of Open Records

--Scott Coburn, Esq., General Counsel and Chief Information Officer, Pennsylvania State Association of Township Supervisors

--Melissa Melewsky, Esq., Media Law Counsel, Pennsylvania NewsMedia Association

The panel discussion addresses “The Right to Know Law: What’s working and what needs to be changed” and features panelists from various organizations. Moderated by Teri Henning, President, Pennsylvania NewsMedia Association.

When: Lunch from 11:30 a.m. to 12 p.m. Program from 12 p.m. – 1 p.m.

Cost: Free for attendees not seeking CLE credit; $30 for attorneys seeking CLE credit.

Registration: Pre-registration for all attendees is required by March 10.  Attorneys must pre-register and provide payment by completing a CLE registration form. To register, email Meg Michaelian or phone her at (717) 703-3012. 

Download the updated program flyer for more information. 

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