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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June 5, 2020

Ad Webinar: Strategic Thinking Amid COVID-19 and Other Economic Challenges

Location: Webinar

Contact: Teresa Shaak

Email: foundation@pa-news.org

phone: 717-703-3003

We’re facing an unprecedented economic challenge for businesses – both large and small – operating in local communities. No one…

Date

June 10, 2020

Best Practices for Circulation and Audience Development #1: Digital Subscription Sales

Location: Webinar

Contact: Teresa Shaak

Email: foundation@pa-news.org

phone: 717-703-3003

Originally scheduled as a daylong workshop on April 17, the annual PNA Foundation/I-SCMA circulation best practices training has been recreated…

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June 11, 2020

PA Supreme Court, Unemployment Compensation Tax and Independent Contractor Status

Location: Webinar

Contact: Teresa Shaak

Email: foundation@pa-news.org

phone: 717-703-3003

New case could affect your independent contractors and workers compensation! Pennsylvania’s Unemployment Statute provides that in order to be an…

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June 18, 2020

Effectively Managing Stress While Covering (and Living Through) the COVID-19 Crisis

Location: Webinar

Contact: Teresa Shaak

Email: foundation@pa-news.org

phone: 717-703-3003

Everyone is dealing with this unprecedented emergency.  Yet, the coronavirus crisis can magnify the trauma and stress often experienced by…

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June 24, 2020

Best Practices for Circulation and Audience Development #2: AAM Updates and Guidelines

Location: Webinar

Contact: Teresa Shaak

Email: foundation@pa-news.org

phone: 717-703-3003

Originally scheduled as a daylong workshop on April 17, the annual PNA Foundation/I-SCMA circulation best practices training has been recreated…

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July 8, 2020

Best Practices for Circulation and Audience Development #3: Solutions for a Post-COVID-19 World

Location: Webinar

Contact: Teresa Shaak

Email: foundation@pa-news.org

phone: 717-703-3003

Originally scheduled as a daylong workshop on April 17, the annual PNA Foundation/I-SCMA circulation best practices training has been recreated…

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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…

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September 15, 2020

PNA Foundation Golf Outing

Location: Harrisburg, PA

Contact: Melinda Condon

Email: foundation@pa-news.org

phone: 717-703-3002

All new in 2020!  New location, new date and new sponsorship and foursome opportunities!  But, still a great time and…

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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….