NCPA CONTEST NOW OPEN

The 2019 NCPA contest is now open. Deadline for all entries is Nov 14 midnight.

Although you may have participated in the past, all newspapers must re-register on the contest website. The code is listed in the rules packet. 

Members will notice a few changes to this year's contest.  All categories are open to all divisions.  Except where noted newspapers will compete in divisions based on circulation.  Online newspapers will compete in their own division.   NCPA requires a current circulation statement on file to determine division - you can submit a statement of ownership or verified circulation. 

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U.S. newspaper publishing services report 0.6% increase in revenue from Q4 2018 to Q1 2019 Revenue for newspaper publishing industries across the U.S. was $6.1 billion for the 1st quarter of 2019, a 0.6 percent increase over the previous quarter, according to the U.S. Census …
Newspaper Executives Lobby Washington to Fight Duopoly Executives from seven newspaper companies lobbied Capitol Hill yesterday to urge Congress to pass the “Journalism Competition and Preservation Act,” a bill that fights the dominance of …
Guide to Native Advertising The news industry is full of ideas when it comes to experimenting with new storytelling formats and techniques—podcasts, virtual reality, Instagram posts. The list is long, but storytelling …
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Triad Business Journal names managing editor Daniel Finnegan, a veteran journalist with 35 years of experience at newspapers in Greensboro and Richmond, Virginia, has been named managing editor of Triad Business Journal.Finnegan, 57, has …
Bloom is named regional publisher LAURINBURG — Brian Bloom, a third-generation newspaper man from Iowa, has been named the regional publisher of The Laurinburg Exchange. His first day was Wednesday. Most recently Bloom was …
Jordan named editor of Dispatch Annette Jordan has been named editor of The Dispatch in Lexington.She will also continue her duties as editor of The Courier-Tribune in Asheboro.A Randolph County native, Jordan is a graduate of …
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NCPA Contest Call for entries The 2019 NCPA contest is now open. Deadline for all entries is Nov 14 midnight. Although you may have participated in the past, all newspapers must re-register on the contest website. The code is …
LOCAL MEDIA OUTDOOR ACQUIRES HUNDREDS OF NORTH CAROLINA BILLBOARDS Local Media Outdoor, a division of Morris Multimedia Inc. of Savannah, announced September 10 the acquisition of approximately 390 billboard faces in eastern North Carolina which had been part of the …
School of Media and Journalism renamed after $25 million gift from alumnus The UNC School of Media and Journalism will be renamed following a $25 million gift from Walter and Ben Hussman, the school announced Tuesday.  The new name is the UNC Hussman School of …
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    Mountain Times Publications, centered on Boone, N.C., is looking for a reporter for the Ashe Post & Times, the Newspaper of Record in Ashe County. We are looking for experience, but if you have a …
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    The Richmond Daily Journal is seeking a multi-media general assignment reporter. This is not a behind-the-desk reporting position. We are seeking a motivated, dedicated journalist with strong …
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    JOB POSTING Staff Writer/Photographer The Brunswick Beacon Shallotte, N.C. The Brunswick Beacon is a weekly newspaper with a circulation of 10,500. The paper is based in …
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