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.
The program features 25-year media expert Ryan Dohrn sharing his five practical and tactical ideas to help win overcome objections - ideas ranging from better retargeting explanations and programmatic debates to more compelling presentations, proposals, and competitive sales strategies.
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.
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.
WACO – Hollis Biddle, one of the deans of Texas sportswriting, died March 13 at age 81.
Biddle worked at the Waco Tribune-Herald for 55 years, spending more than three decades in the sports department before joining the marketing department in 1983. He became the paper’s special projects director later in his career.
Sweepstakes winners in the North & East Texas Press AssociationBetter Newspaper Contest included the Texarkana Gazette, the Hood County News, the Azle News, the Princeton Herald and the Murphy Monitor. Showing off awards are Wendi Veigel, representing the Princeton Herald and the Murphy Monitor; Les Minor, Texarkana Gazette; Cher Thompson, Hood County News; and Kim Ware, Azle News.
The North and East Texas Press Association newspaper contest awards were presented at the regional group’s 91st annual convention March 16-18 in Sulphur Springs.
SULPHUR SPRINGS — Gary Borders, an East Texas journalist and editor for more than 40 years, was awarded the Sam Holloway Award at the 2017 North & East Texas Press Association convention.
During his career, Borders served as editor and publisher of newspapers in Longview, Lufkin, Nacogdoches, Mount Pleasant, San Augustine, Cedar Park and Junction City, Kansas. He also taught journalism at Kilgore College.
Q: Our hospital district board of trustees went into closed session with an outside independent auditor, the board’s attorney, the district attorney and local law enforcement to discuss a forensic audit of district’s finances under its former president. Afterward, the board reconvened in open session and did not discuss the audit results, but voted to send the audit report to law enforcement. Didn’t the board have a duty to discuss the audit report and say why they are sending it to law enforcement before calling a vote?