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October 24, 2014

 
 

Save the Date! The Walter B. Potter Sr. Conference: Innovation and Transformation in Community Newspapers

October 22, 2014

The Walter B. Potter Sr. Conference: Innovation and Transformation in Community Newspapers

information from The Donald W. Reynolds Journalism Institute

The Donald W. Reynolds Journalism Institute is inviting industry professionals to the second Walter B. Potter Sr. Conference this fall and the price of admission is two successful ideas - proven winners that generated revenue, boosted readership or improved your operation. The Potter Conference will bring together community news executives and leaders at the Missouri School of Journalism for an exchange and dialogue of best practices that will help sustain local journalism, especially in small and rural markets.

The two-day event will be held November 20-21 at RJI in Columbia, Missouri. All participants will be permitted to bring up to three colleagues from their outlet or media group.

We're looking for 40 unique ideas, not 40 versions of the same idea. Once registration opens, you might wish to submit several ideas to increase your chances for participation.Those who make it to the conference will return home with access to all 40 (or more) innovations, including details on how to implement them at your organization.

Registration is now open and the application deadline is Nov. 3! Don't forget to apply via RJI's website.

 
 

Technology Academy with Russell Viers

October 21, 2014

The Missouri Press Foundation is sponsoring a Technology Academy 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Nov. 6-7 at Stoney Creek Inn in Columbia.

The Technology Academy with Russell Viers is in two weeks and there is only ONE SPOT LEFT!Viers will explain the Adobe Creative Suite and take you through the most popular programs (InDesign, Photoshop, Illustrator, Bridge and Acrobat XI Pro). He will give you time saving techniques you can take back to your newspaper and use immediately. The 2014 MPF Technology Academy is limited to the first 15 who register and there is only ONE spot left. REGISTER TODAY! Most Adobe training cost hundreds of dollars for one session. You will only pay $99 registration per person for two full days of training (lunch included).A special rate of $99 (breakfast included) has been secured for lodging the night of Thursday, Nov. 6 at the Stoney Creek Inn, 2601 S. Providence Road. Classes will be at Stoney Creek Inn. Please call 1-800-659-2220 by Oct. 17 and reference the Missouri Press Association group rate.Questions? Contact Melody Bezenek at 573.449.4167 or mbezenek@socket.net

 
 

2014 Missouri Photojournalism Hall of Fame Induction

October 21, 2014

Please join us for the 2014 Missouri Photojournalism Hall of Fame induction ceremony at 4:00 p.m., this Thursday, Oct. 23, 2014. The Missouri Photojournalism Hall of Fame will induct five award-winning innovators and teachers of photography and journalism.

Among this year's inductees are Sydney Brink, David Hutson, Bill Kuykendall, Sarah Leen and Bill Marr. To view each inductee's work and biographies, you can visit the inductee page of the Missouri Photojournalism Hall of Fame website.

The induction ceremony will be in Washington, Mo., in the Hall of Fame building, 8 West Second St., Washington, Mo. Photographs taken by the inductees will be displayed during the induction ceremony and reception.

The Photojournalism Hall of Fame is a project of Bill Miller, Sr. publisher of the Washington Missourian.

If you plan to attend the Hall of Fame induction, please RSVP to 573-449-4167 or kwilliams@socket.net. We can't wait to see you there!

 

 
 

MPA 2014 Hall of Fame Inductee Video

October 20, 2014

Congratulations to David Bradley, Jr., Judy Dixon, Don and Kathy Ginnings and Gary and Helen Sosniecki on their induction into the MPA 2014 Hall of Fame. To learn more information on the inductees, you can read our 2014 Hall of Fame Press Release on our website. You may also view our MPA 2014 Hall of Fame Inductee video, played at our 148th Annual Convention and Trade Show, by clicking on the thumbnail to the left. 

 
 

You be the judge!

October 17, 2014

Please take time from your busy 

 schedule to return the favor and help judge the Colorado Press Association's Better Newspaper Contest. Colorado newspaper people did a terrific job judging MPA's Better Newspaper Contest earlier this year! Judging is set to begin October 29th, with a deadline to complete your assignment(s) by November 19th. Fill out the form, submit it, and you will receive your assignments soon!

Sign up here to judge!

 
 



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2014 MPA BOUND Newspaper Directory

An alphabetical resource guide to all of the newspapers in the state of Missouri. $45.00

 

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Wednesday October 22nd

Missouri Press Service, Inc. is searching for an Advertising Placement Director! Newspaper display advertising placement: Missouri Press Service, Inc. Link

Wednesday October 22nd

Apply now for Reynolds Journalism Institute's Walter B. Potter Sr. Link

Tuesday October 21st

The Technology Academy with Russell Viers is in two weeks and there is ONLY ONE SPOT LEFT! REGISTER TODAY! Most Adobe training cost hundreds of dollars for one session. You will only pay $99 registration per person for two full days of training (lunch included). Link

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