The Missouri Press Association nominating committee meets each July to slate officer candidates. If you would like to nominate someone, or yourself, for an officer or director position, please complete the nomination form and return it to Missouri Press Association by July 1.
MPA Board of Directors Candidate Nomination Form

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2016 MPA Officers and Directors

 Dennis Warden
Owensville Gasconade County Republican
First Vice President
 Jeff Schrag
Springfield Daily Events
Second Vice President
Carol Stark
The Joplin Globe
Michael Jenson
Sikeston Standard-Democrat

Liz Irwin
St. Louis Missouri Lawyers Media


Past President
Jim Robertson
Columbia Daily Tribune


Dennis Ellsworth
St. Joseph News-Press


Donna Bischoff
St. Louis Post-Dispatch


Jack Miles
Warrensburg Daily Star-Journal


Jacob Brower
Monett Times/Cassville Democrat


Trevor Vernon
Eldon Advertiser


Paul Berry
Springfield News-Leader


Steve Tinnen
Clinton County Leader; Plattsburg


James White
Benton County Enterprise, Warsaw


NNA Chair
Tianna Brooks
Mountain View Standard News

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2016 MPA BOUND Newspaper Directory

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



Thursday July 28th

Nominations sought for Excellence in Legal Journalism Awards! In recognition of the vital role played by the state’s news media in improving public understanding of legal issues, The Missouri Bar is now accepting nominations for its annual Excellence in Legal Journalism Awards. We encourage members of the media to take this opportunity to shine a light on their efforts to improve public understanding of the justice system. Link

Wednesday July 27th Link

Tuesday July 26th

NNA’s 130th Annual Convention and Trade Show, held at the Franklin Marriott Cool Springs in Franklin, TN, will address pressing business objectives of community newspaper owners, publishers and senior staff with educational sessions and peer sharing activities. Register today! Link



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Friday July 29th


The Cost of Faster Load Times | via @NAAupdates
Wednesday July 27th


Join NNA Sept. 22-24, 2016, in Franklin, TN and tap into the collective wisdom of your peers! | via @nnaonline
Tuesday July 26th


Sign up for MPA’s 150th convention before August 19 and get $75 off registration! |
Monday July 25th