Events and Training

Each year, the Pennsylvania NewsMedia Association and the Pennsylvania NewsMedia Association Foundation provide conferences and training throughout the state for the various departments of our member news media companies. These conferences and events allow our members to gather for one to three days to expand their revenue-generating opportunities, management skills, and industry knowledge through educational sessions, outstanding speakers and facilitators, networking and social events.

Upcoming Events

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Date

February 6, 2020

Noontime Update – Defamation, Libel, the Clean Slate Act and Other Concerns of Newsgathering

Location: Webinar

Contact: Teresa Shaak

Email: foundation@pa-news.org

phone: 717-703-3003

Don’t miss this valuable training for newsrooms! Melissa Melewsky, PNA’s Media Law Counsel, offers advice on protecting you and your…

Date

March 22, 2020

Capitol Crash Course (College Students) – March 22-24, 2020

Location: Harrisburg, PA

Contact: PNA Foundation

Email: foundation@pa-news.org

phone: 717-703-3003

An insider’s guide to how Pennsylvania’s state government works…and doesn’t. The program kicks off on Sunday afternoon, March 22, 2020,…

Date

March 30, 2020

America East News Media Summit

Location: Hershey, PA

Contact: Mary Firestone

Email: Events@PANewsMedia.org

phone: 717-703-3069

Pennsylvania NewsMedia Association’s annual capstone conference. The PNA has combined our three signature events:  America East, PNA Advertising Conference and…

Date

April 1, 2020

Digital Subscriptions Workshop

Location: America East

Contact: Mary Firestone

Email: Events@PANewsMedia.org

phone: 717-703-3069

Accelerating business transformation through reader revenue growth This event is run in conjunction with the America East News Media Summit….

Date

April 8, 2020

Student Keystone Media Awards Event

Location: Sheraton Harrisburg Hershey Hotel

Contact: Teresa Shaak

Email: foundation@pa-news.org

phone: 717-703-3003

Check back soon for details about this new and exciting student event.

Date

April 17, 2020

Circulation Best Practices Workshop

Location: PNA Headquarters, Harrisburg, PA

Contact: Teresa Shaak

Email: Foundation@PA-News.org

phone: 717-703-3003

The PNA Foundation and I-SCMA present a program focused on best practices for subscription sales, retention, single copy sales, business…

Date

April 30, 2020

2020 Northrop Local Government Boot Camp

Location: PNA Headquarters, Harrisburg, PA

Contact: Teresa Shaak

Email: foundation@pa-news.org

phone: 717-703-3003

Twenty expense-paid fellowships* are available to qualified journalists! Through the generous support of the Northrop family, former owners of the…

Date

August 27, 2020

2020 Eliza Northrop Beale Workshop for Weeklies

Location: PNA Headquarters, Harrisburg, PA

Contact: Teresa Shaak

Email: foundation@pa-news.org

phone: 717-703-3003

From management and legal issues to generating revenue and redesigning your paper and website, today’s most pressing topics for small…

Date

November 19, 2020

2020 Sharon Johnson Memorial Workshop

Location: PNA Headquarters, Harrisburg, PA

Contact: Teresa Shaak

Email: foundation@pa-news.org

phone: 717-703-3003

This year’s topic TBD. Check back often for updates! This workshop is geared toward reporters, editors and all newsroom managers….