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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March 5, 2020

Noontime Update: A Closer Look at the Sunshine Act and Open Meetings in PA

Location: Webinar

Contact: Teresa Shaak

Email: foundation@pa-news.org

phone: 717-703-3003

Get your questions answered, hear some outrageous stories and make sure the Sunshine Act is working for you. This session…

Date

March 13, 2020

Noontime Update: The Spotted Lanternfly and Its Effects Across PA

Location: Webinar

Contact: Teresa Shaak

Email: foundation@pa-news.org

phone: 717-703-3003

A recent Penn State study estimated that the invasive Spotted Lanternfly could drain Pennsylvania’s economy of $324 million and cost…

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 27, 2020

Noontime Update – Accessing Federal Records for State and Local Reporters: FOIA Requests, Appeals, and Lawsuits

Location: Webinar

Contact: Teresa Shaak

Email: foundation@pa-news.org

phone: 717-703-3003

This webinar introduces state and local journalists to effectively requesting and obtaining federal agency records, managing Freedom of Information Act…

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 & College Fair

Location: Sheraton Harrisburg Hershey Hotel

Contact: Teresa Shaak

Email: foundation@pa-news.org

phone: 717-703-3003

Check back soon for more details about this new and exciting Student Event! Join us for a day of celebration…

Date

April 16, 2020

Live Simulation Training: Identify and protect your newsroom from online threats and disinformation

Location: PNA Headquarters, Harrisburg, PA

Contact: Teresa Shaak

Email: foundation@pa-news.org

phone: 717-703-3003

High intensity training that prepares newsrooms and journalists for online threats and disinformation.  Especially important during this year of elections…

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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…