Recent News


Ever hear an advertiser claim they get "nothing" from print?
Learn how to win over print-haters with a free webinar April 21, sponsored by The Newspaper Manager and The Magazine Manager.

Recycled newsprint made up approximately 42 percent of newsprint purchased by Texas publishers responding to the 2016 recycled newsprint survey, according to the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality’s report released earlier this month.

Texas Press Association is co-sponsoring a revenue conference with the Inland Press Association and The Blinder Group, enabling TPA members to attend the April 26-27 event in Austin at a lower rate.

A free “newsletter playbook tool” to serve as a guide for news organizations will be released later this year by Crosscut News, a nonprofit news site based out of Seattle.
Crosscut is researching the most effective way to convert unique news readers into engaged email subscribers in partnership with the Reynolds Journalism Institute.

Leadership changes have been reported at four Texas newspapers.

Poynter NewsU offers a course on typography for news design - the basic principles of typography. The session includes interactive activities to help participants learn how to correct common mistakes and apply standard rules of design.

Texas Gavel Awards
Deadline: April 3
The State Bar of Texas Gavel Awards recognize excellence in journalism that educates the public about the rule of law, the legal profession and the judicial branch of government and discloses legal system practices or procedures needing correction.

Libby Averyt

CORPUS CHRISTI  – Caller-Times president Libby Averyt retired Feb. 17 from a 30-plus year career at the newspaper.

Averyt, 53, said retirement was a personal decision. What she will miss most, she added, are those who she worked with side-by-side, who have shown a steadfast commitment to the Caller-Times and the community. 

Dannie Oliveaux, The Pittsburg Gazette and The Steel Country Bee
PITTSBURG –Dannie Oliveaux has assumed the role of editor and publisher of The Pittsburg Gazette and The Steel Country Bee in Daingerfield. 
Oliveaux replaces Debbie Knox, who retired.