A Centralized Resource of COVID-19 information for News Media Companies in Pennsylvania

COVID-19 in PennsylvaniaTo help you and your news media organization navigate through the unchartered waters related to COVID-19­­­­­, the Pennsylvania NewsMedia Association is providing a centralized resource for information. Our goal is to serve as a clearinghouse of information that is of benefit to all of our members.

During these turbulent and uncertain times, PNA remains committed to providing the resources and services you need to manage your news media organization effectively. Please let us know how we can be of assistance to you, and above all, stay safe and well.

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Please share how your organization is handling the ongoing COVID-19 situation by taking a PNA Member Survey.

Download the COVID-19 PSA’s to use in your publication.

CARES act guidance

Kreischer Miller provides guidance on CARES Act, intended to Provide Critical Loans for Small and Medium-Sized Businesses Today, the U.S. House of Representatives and Wednesday night, the Senate unanimously passed the Coronavirus…

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Governor Wolf Announces Financial Assistance Available to Small Businesses

Governor Tom Wolf announced that new funding is available to help small businesses impacted by the novel coronavirus, COVID-19, through a new program under the Pennsylvania Industrial Development Authority’s (PIDA) Small Business First Fund,…

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Coronavirus Impact Survey for News Media Alliance

Congress recently approved legislation that would provide individuals and businesses with assistance in response to disruptions during the COVID-19 crisis. This legislation included loans and tax incentives for businesses across industries. The…

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News of the Week, March 23 – 27, 2020

Newspapers stand united in doing our part to protect the health and well-being of our family, our friends and our community. You can depend on your newspaper to bring you the most…

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Mastering Remote Advertising Sales

Don’t Miss this Timely, No-Cost Webinar  Thursday, April 2 at 2:30 p.m. Nothing is status quo these days. Advertisers are wondering if and when their business will return to normal, and you’re…

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The Importance of Maintaining Advertising Consistency

Retain and Earn Advertising To help our members retain and earn as much advertising business as possible, the PNA has developed a marketing sheet that focuses on the importance of retailers maintaining…

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Legal Hotline: Governor’s Closure Order

Q: What does the governor’s order requiring “non-life sustaining” businesses to close mean for my news organization?  Do we have to close? What if we are located in one of the counties…

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Free COVID-19 special section release

In support of the industry at this critical moment, Metro is extending access to this special section to all newspapers, regardless of whether or not they are Metro subscribers. Now is the…

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COVID-19 Email Marketing Latest Trends: Empathetic and “Goodwill” Messaging

Pennsylvania NewsMedia Association (PNA) Affiliate Member, Site Impact, has collected and shared examples of the common messaging top verticals are using as they turn to email marketing to stay relevant during the…

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The PNA Foundation COVID-19 News Support Grant Program is a program providing grants to fill immediate gaps for resource-constrained news organizations across Pennsylvania during the COVID-19 crisis. The funding will be used…

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