Bryce Jacobson was 8 years old when he began delivering newspapers for The Journal Advocate in Sterling, his hometown. The predawn job introduced Jacobson to the newspaper’s circulation desk, a department he’d manage by the age of 20.
The Coloradoan in Fort Collins took home the Innovation Award at Colorado Press Association’s annual convention this year, marking the fourth time in the past five years the newspaper has laid claim to that honor: in 2012, 2015 (both Newspaper and Editorial innovation awards) and 2017.
Community journalism is more than asking tough questions at school board and town council meetings – it’s asking those tough questions of neighbors and friends, fellow Rotarians and assistant coaches.
The 2019 Colorado Press Association Annual Convention is scheduled for April 11-13 at the Hyatt Regency Aurora-Denver Conference Center, located at 13200 E. 14th Place, Aurora, CO 80011.
Much could be said to describe Garrett Ray, Morley Ballantine and Randy Bangert. Some depictions differ, and some overlap. One phrase will always unite them: They are the 2018 Colorado Press Association Hall of Fame inductees.
The Coloradoan, like many newspapers, is re-inventing itself beyond a print product delivered to doorsteps and placed in racks, and Jennifer Hefty is at the forefront of that innovation. As the multiplatform coach, she’s responsible for presenting Coloradoan content across videos, websites, interactives, social media, in-person events and beyond. The Colorado Press Association honored Hefty with its Rising Star Award in April.
Ink in the veins. It’s a common expression for passion in the newspaper business. For Brenda Brandt, who was born into the business and has been at the same Colorado paper for almost 40 years, ink may be her life’s blood, but the heart that pumps it beats for her community.
The 2016 Colorado Press Association Better Newspaper Contest results were announced April 22 at CPA's 139th Annual Convention at the Denver West Sheraton in Lakewood.
The 2016 Better Newspaper Contest packet is now available. In it, you will find important dates, entry criteria and more. The annual contest opens Nov. 1 and closes Dec. 6. Members can submit entries that were published Nov. 1, 2015, to Oct. 31, 2016.
The 2015 Colorado Press Association Better Newspaper Contest results were announced May 14, 2016 at the CPA's 138th Annual Convention at the Denver West Sheraton.