2022 Publick Occurrences Awards Announced

2022 PUBLICK OCCURRENCES AWARDS Seven Days: Roaches and Broken Locks, the Bove family as local slum landlords. Lots of research and a strong contrast between the sloppy and uncaring property management biz vs. the family...

2022 Newspapers of the Year and Top Awards Announced

TOP AWARDS Allan B. Rogers Editorial Award winner: New Hampshire Union Leader: To our readers (William Loeb) The Allan B. Rogers Editorial Award goes to the New Hampshire Union Leader for its front-page editorial confronting -- and...

Deadline extended for Colleges and Universities to enter 2022 Better Newspaper Competition!

We have received so many requests for an extension this week that we are extending the deadline to enter the Better Newspaper Competition until Monday, December 12. This gives you an extra 10 days to prepare...

Deadline extended to enter 2022 Better Newspaper Competition!

We have received so many requests for an extension this week that we are extending the deadline to enter the Better Newspaper Competition until Monday, December 12. This gives you an extra 10 days to prepare...

New England Newspaper Hall Of Fame Nominations Are Open

Nominations are now being accepted for the New England Newspaper Hall of Fame, recognizing the most outstanding newspaper professionals from throughout our six-state region. More than 100 individuals have been singled out over the past 50...

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Dec
15
Thu
Student Statehouse Reporting Programs
Dec 15 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm

Join the University of Vermont Center for Community News for a free community journalism lecture.

As the number of full-time statehouse reporters has decreased, student reporters in University/College led programs are stepping in to fill the gap and provide high-quality experiential learning for the students. Here we hear from four of those programs; Colleen Steffen with Indiana’s Statehouse Files, Alex Bryan-Campos with VCUs Capitol News Service, Chris Drew with LSU’s statehouse news bureau, and Rafael Lorente with Maryland’s Capitol News Service. For more details see the case studies here. The panel is moderated by Kathleen McElroy of UT’s Moody School of Communication in Austin.

Jan
20
Fri
What are colleges and universities doing about the local news crisis?
Jan 20 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm

Join the University of Vermont Center for Community News for a free community journalism lecture.

More than 100 colleges and universities are coordinating programs to provide local reporting. In this panel, Lara Salahi, of Endicott College, and Christina Smith, of Georgia College will discuss their research on these collaborations. Salahi, an award-winning journalist, started a partnership at Endicott College and Smith worked for 13 years as a community newspaper reporter and is now a weekly newspaper scholar. Also joining Salahi and Smith is Meg Heckman, from Northeastern University, the founder of a local media initiative and a fellow scholar, and Mark Berkey-Gerard, from Rowan University, who has identified more than a hundred news-academic collaborations partnerships in the U.S. and conducted surveys and interviews on key benefits and challenges. Christina Smith will moderate.

New England Job Post Of The Week

General Assignment Reporter

New Hampshire’s Union Leader statewide newspaper has a rare opening in our newsroom for a general assignment reporter focused on breaking news and news enterprise, with an emphasis on education and health. The successful candidate will be adept at social media, news photography, thoughtful daily reporting, and developing investigations that go well-beyond first-day headlines. The candidate should demonstrate clear, concise, error-free writing and the ability to gather string on longer pieces while adapting to the content needs of a daily newspaper. Nights and weekend work will be required.

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Executive Editor
Linda Conway
l.conway@nenpa.com
781-281-7648

Publication Manager
Tara Cleary
t.cleary@nenpa.com

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