New England Newspaper & Press Association

The New England Newspaper & Press Association (NENPA) is the professional trade organization for newspapers in the six New England states: Massachusetts, Connecticut, New Hampshire, Vermont, Maine and Rhode Island.

NENPA is proud to represent and serve more than 450 daily, weekly and specialty newspapers throughout the six-state region.

NENPA is the principal advocate for newspapers in New England, helping them to successfully fulfill their mission to engage and inform the public while navigating and ultimately thriving in today’s evolving media landscape.

Latest eBulletin

Yankee Quill Award Honorees and Luncheon

Five New England journalists will receive the prestigious Yankee Quill award this spring for their contributions to the betterment of journalism in the six-state region.  Four current journalists and one historical figure will be honored...

NEFAC Sunshine Week Editorial Released

NENPA is once again working with the New England First Amendment Coalition (NEFAC) to support this initiative in New England. Below is an editorial in support of Sunshine Week that you may publish in your newspaper, written...

New England Newspaper Convention Dates May 5-6 Announced

Mark your calendar! The annual New England Newspaper Convention will be held May 5-6, 2023, at the Westin Waltham Boston Hotel. We’ll be shaking things up a bit this year with a new location and...

The Bay State Banner Changes Hands

A new generation of journalists is leading The Bay State Banner in the wake of its sale on Feb. 28 to a new Black ownership team. Melvin B. Miller, the founder, owner, editor, and publisher...


NEFAC: Massachusetts Open Meetings and Public Comment
Mar 24 @ 5:00 pm – 6:00 pm

The New England First Amendment Coalition is continuing its series on state open meeting laws with new classes on public commentary.

The classes will feature a local attorney who will explain their respective state law on public comments during open meetings. Each class will address common challenges to the public’s right to speak at open meetings and will help clarify when and how government officials can restrict the speech of those in attendance.

Presenter for Massachusetts:
Jon Albano is a partner at Morgan Lewis and a board member of the New England First Amendment Coalition. His practice is focused on commercial, media, and appellate litigation, as well as representing newspapers, entertainment and news broadcasters, and publishers.

Recommended Viewing: (1) Introduction to Massachusetts Open Meeting Law and (2) How Newsrooms Respond to Executive Session Secrecy

This latest round of classes will be provided by NEFAC with support from the Society of Professional Journalists FoundationSPJ New England, the Rhode Island Foundation and the New England Society of News Editors.

NENPA U: 6 Sales Tactics You Need to Do in 2023
Mar 30 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm

The event is $35 per attendee, but NENPA members attend for free. Members, contact for the registration code.

About the webinar:
If you are in a transition, a sales leader acquiring new talent, or want to stay ahead of the curve and better situate yourself for sales success for 2023 and beyond, these six sales techniques should help tremendously. This training is for sales leaders at all levels and will help construct a solid sales strategy you can enhance and build upon throughout the year!

About the presenter:
Richard E. Brown is a News/Media Alliance Rising Star recipient, the former director of renewals and digital sales strategy at LPi, and the former director of digital operations and sales of the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. He recently served as the head of digital subscriber churn for Gannett | USA TODAY NETWORK and is now the senior director of retention for The Daily Beast. He is also a member of the board of directors for the Wisconsin Newspaper Association Foundation.