Working together to advance the future of journalism

Our mission is to provide training and resources to our members, to develop the next generation of readers and journalists and to educate the public on the importance of the First Amendment and the role of the free press.

Meet the Foundation Team

Tanya Henderson

Executive Director
PNA Foundation

Teresa Shaak

Senior Manager
PNA/PNA Foundation Services

Shannon Mohar

Foundation Projects

Training & Events

Expand your knowledge through virtual and in-person educational sessions and events.

LMA Lab for Journalism

Local Media Association and the Pennsylvania NewsMedia Association are pleased to announce a new partnership that will bring the proven training of the LMA Lab for Journalism Funding to publishers in Pennsylvania.

Fellows Grant Program

The PNA Foundation Fellows Fund for the Future has set aside money for journalism grants to be used by news companies to start new initiatives or enhance current projects.

Foundation Fellows

The Fellows Fund for the Future designates monies to be used to advance the mission of the PNA Foundation.

Contests & Awards

Contests and awards programs recognize the outstanding achievements of news media personnel, student journalists and company leaders.

For Students

The PNA Foundation offers a variety of resources for high school and college students, teachers and advisers.

The PNA Foundation is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization; a portion of your donation may be tax deductible. The official registration and financial information of the PNA Foundation may be obtained from the Pennsylvania Department of State by calling toll free from within Pennsylvania, 1-800-732-0999.