Registration is now open for the 2020 New England Newspaper Virtual Conference and Awards presentation!

The New England Newspaper Conference is one of the most prestigious newspaper events of the year. The program features top experts and sessions that address relevant and timely topics in the newspaper industry.

This year, the New England Newspaper Conference will be held remotely on November 17, 18 and 19, 2020. We will begin at noon each day and conclude by 1:30 p.m.

2020 New England Newspaper Conference Program

Tuesday, November 17

The Future of Newspaper Journalism
Ken Harding, FTI Consulting, Senior Managing Director Publishing + Media

Publick Occurrences Awards – Named for Publick Occurrences, the first newspaper published in America in 1690, these awards recognize the year’s most outstanding journalism by individuals and teams at New England newsrooms.

Wednesday, November 18

Engaging Virtual Events for Local Media
Rodney Gibbs, Executive Director, Texas Tribune Revenue Lab

New England’s most prestigious editorial awards – Allan B. Rogers Editorial Award, New England First Amendment Award, Bob Wallack Community Journalism Award, and AP Sevellon Brown New England Journalist of the Year.

Thursday, November 19

Diversity, Trust and Inclusion in Journalism
Martin G. Reynolds, Co-Executive Director, External Affairs and Funding, Maynard Institute

New England Newspaper of the Year Awards – our region’s best daily, weekly and specialty newspapers, are named in a range of circulation categories.

We invite you to join us in listening to well-known experts in the media industry and honoring these exceptional publications and journalists.


Questions? Please contact Linda Conway at

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