National Newspaper Week 2022

Oct. 2-8, 2022

During the first week of October, our industry recognizes the editors, reporters, sales teams, press operators and managers who contribute to producing the “daily miracle.” It takes a dedicated team to ensure that our readers have access to quality, truthful journalism.

The Pennsylvania NewsMedia Association designed a series of resources for our members to use during National Newspaper Week – Oct. 2-8, 2022.

  • A print and digital ad campaign.
  • Guest columns from PNA President Brad Simpson, PNA Board Chairman Harry Hartman and Trib Total Media CEO Jennifer Bertetto.
  • An editorial guide to assist you in writing your own, locally focused National Newspaper Week editorial.
  • A sales support flyer to assist your marketing teams generate new revenue.
  • International Carrier Day ads and additional resources.

If you have any questions or need any assistance, please email

Times of Your Life Ad Campaign

The Times of Your Life – Newspapers Chronicle Your Journey

No matter your stage in life, your local newspaper has the content that is most meaningful to you. Whether you are looking for your first job, a new home, an exercise class or your grandkids’ sports scores, your local newspaper has what you need to live your best life.

These ads are provided at no charge to members of the Pennsylvania NewsMedia Association.


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National Newspaper Week Guest Columns

Brad Simpson
PNA President

Pennsylvanians: Trust in local newspapers

Local newspapers are at the heart of communities across the commonwealth. Why? They are trusted sources for news Pennsylvanians cannot get anywhere else.

It really is that simple.

Long established on Main Streets in the boroughs, townships, counties and cities they serve, local newspapers report on tax hikes and business closings, new restaurants and farmland conservation, high school sports and fall apple festivals. Read more.

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Harry Hartman
Chair, PNA Board of Directors

Local newspapers are here because of you

It is National Newspaper Week, Oct. 2-8. These are seven days set aside each year for us to recognize the extreme importance newspapers have in communities across the United States and around the world. No matter how our industry changes we will always be there in some form, whether in print or on those little devices we all carry with us 24/7. Read more.

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Jennifer Bertetto
President and CEO, Trib Total Media

Small media outlets vs. Big Tech

Earlier this year, I testified before a Senate subcommittee about the Journalism Competition and Preservation Act. The JCPA lets smaller media outlets negotiate as a group with Google and Facebook, seeking fair compensation for use of their work.

As a local news publisher in Southwestern Pennsylvania, I support this important legislation. That’s no surprise. But you may be surprised to learn about the broad bipartisan support for JCPA from the start. Read more.

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Fact Sheets

Editorial Fact Sheet

As we launch into National Newspaper Week and celebrate all our industry has accomplished, we encourage our members to remind their readers about how newspapers support the communities they serve. Our industry is committed to producing the “daily miracle,” whether it is the coverage provided by journalists in the field, the marketing assistance offered by sales teams, or the regular door-to-door delivery of the news product.

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Advertising Fact Sheet

Shopping is an emotional experience. Finding that perfect pair of shoes, trendy new restaurant or quality home contractor is exciting for the consumer. Knowing that your advertising message appears in a quality publication and will be seen by potential purchasers is exciting for the retailer. Pennsylvania newspapers provide both audiences with what they need most.

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More National Newspaper Week Resources

Find additional logos, National Newspaper Week ads, International Carrier Day ads, editorial cartoons and other resources at

Download News Media Alliance’s International Carrier Day ads.