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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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…

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May 12, 2020

Advertising 201: Sales Strategy in the Multimedia World

Location: PNA Headquarters, Harrisburg, PA

Contact: Teresa Shaak

Email: teresas@pa-news.org

phone: 717-703-3003

Learn how to better manage sales calls, handle objections and improve negotiation skills while also building multimedia proposals that give…

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May 28, 2020

2020 Keystone Multimedia Workshop – May 28-30

Location: Gettysburg, PA

Contact: Teresa Shaak

Email: teresas@pa-news.org

phone: 717-703-3003

The 13th Keystone Multimedia Workshop will be held in Gettysburg, Pa. on May 28-30, 2020. This workshop is a three-day,…

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May 30, 2020

Keystone Media Awards Celebration

Location: Harrisburg, PA

Contact: Teresa Shaak

Email: foundation@pa-news.org

phone: 717-703-3003

The annual Keystone Media Awards Celebration (formerly the Pennsylvania Press Conference) brings together hundreds of editors, reporters and broadcasters to…

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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….

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March 23, 2021

America East News Media Summit

Location: Pittsburgh, PA

Contact: Matthew Caylor

Email: Events@PANewsMedia.org

phone: 717-703-3040

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