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

Providence Journal announces key managing editor positions

The Providence Journal has announced two major appointments. Whitman Littlefield was named the new managing editor of digital and Eryn Dion was named the new managing editor of content. David Ng, executive editor of The Providence...

API Launches Election Coverage & Community Listening Fund Grant Program

The American Press Institute is launching a small grants initiative to help newsrooms improve and deepen their relationships with their communities in this year’s elections. The grants will be awarded as part of API’s Election...

2022 New England Newspaper Awards

It's time to submit your entries! Deadline extended until August 11! The New England Newspaper Awards recognize the region's best work each year. These top awards, presented at the fall conference, include: New England Newspapers of...

Cartoonist Roger Straub’s creations offer something bright in a gloomy time

Roger Straub was lying in bed at his cottage in Moodus, his mind racing at 3 a.m., fretting over what to name the character of his soon-to-be-released cartoon creation. He had gotten as far...

UPCOMING WEBINARS

Aug
18
Thu
NENPA U: Getting Started with Digital Sales
Aug 18 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm

A NENPA member code is required to register for the Online Media Campus webinars at no cost. Members that are interested in taking advantage of this benefit should email t.cleary@nenpa.com to receive the access code.

In this webinar:
This webinar, which will have a BASEBALL THEME, will go over how smaller publications and legacy print teams are getting started with digital sales to support their local clientele. AdCellerant will review different examples of publishers who are doing this now, the steps to get started, how to provide a consultative approach to your advertisers so they can expand their digital footprint, the revenue implications with these types of sales, and how you can leverage these now.

• What other small publications are doing with digital
• Steps to get started
• Giving a consultative approach with targeted display & local SEO
• How much money can we make with digital sales?

About the Presenters:
Ben Bouslog is the vice president of Business Development for AdCellerant, a tech-enabled marketing services company. AdCellerant partners with publishers to leverage their turn-key solutions to drive digital revenue streams. Ben’s experience spans 8+ years in the digital space with a background in ad operations that gives him an intimate familiarity with how digital really works and the value it can bring to any advertiser or media organization. His favorite part about working with media companies is helping them to realize and actualize the opportunities to connect with the businesses in their communities more than ever before. With experience in SEO, SEM, video, OTT, social media, and a specialty in programmatic, he’s been able to help hundreds of media companies grow their digital revenue streams and supported thousands of advertisers by connecting them with their target consumers.

Ken Campbell is a Business Development Manager at AdCellerant. Ken is an experienced self-starter with 25 years of experience in retail sales, direct marketing, print advertising, and B2B sales. Promotions and marketing expert, Ken grew a single automotive client into a multi-million-dollar direct mail firm before pivoting to the world of digital advertising. Over the years, Ken has worked with over a thousand different businesses – developing marketing plans both big and small – and acting as a trusted advisor to his clients.

Aug
19
Fri
NENPA U: Navigating Sports Chaos
Aug 19 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm

A NENPA member code is required to register for the Online Media Campus webinars at no cost. Members that are interested in taking advantage of this benefit should email t.cleary@nenpa.com to receive the access code.

In This Webinar:
San Diego Union-Tribune sports columnist Bryce Miller, shares stories, tips, and creative thinking to deal with whatever the sports world serves up on an assignment.

About the Presenter:
Bryce Miller is a sports columnist at the San Diego Union-Tribune. He’s been the sports editor and lead columnist of the Des Moines (Iowa) Register. He’s worked in Arlington, Va., for USA Today and covered six Olympics with that group. Miller has written from the World Series and MLB All-Star Game, golf’s U.S. Open and PGA Championship, horse racing’s Kentucky Derby and Preakness Stakes, the Final Four, Rose Bowl and NFL playoffs – among other national events. Miller, an annual voter for the Heisman Trophy and Wooden Award, and a college football and basketball Top 25 voter, is a member of the Baseball Writers Association of America. He’s an Emmy, Eclipse Award, and multi-time APSE winner.

Aug
31
Wed
Inclusive Leadership
Aug 31 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm

Join the Power Shift Project’s Jill Geisler on August 31 at 1 pm ET for a free webinar that examines eight things inclusive leaders do — not just in theory, but in practice.

Inclusive leaders advance the success and sense of belonging among all staff members, especially those who have traditionally been excluded or underrepresented.

In this interactive webinar, we’ll look at:
• Your personal growth as a leader and your understanding of inequity.
• Your meaningful connections with individual team members.
• Your communication, coaching, and feedback that help people succeed.
• Your team members and whether they feel they must withhold important aspects of who they are at work.
• Your organization’s systems and processes that knowingly or unknowingly create barriers to inclusivity.

This webinar is grounded in research, reflects the voices of journalists who are working on behalf of diversity, equity, and inclusion in newsrooms and classrooms, and offers specific examples and resources.

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