Former Rocky Mountain News, Denver Post employee Charmayne Delzer Smith, 64, died Feb. 12, 2017, at Porter Hospital in Centennial, Colo. She worked for both the Rocky Mountain News and The Denver Post for 15 years. She was born and raised in Denver, and was the eldest daughter of Rudolph and…

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In this month's Quick Hitters: Durango Herald sets new publication schedule. Adtaxi, New York City-based The Rosen Group partner up. Research firm looks at how diversification and video factor in publishing’s future. Metropolitan State University site of Youth Journalism Day-based. CJR Tech Tips: 10 tools to tackle common problems.

 

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This issue, “10 Questions” checks in with Aaron Storms, publisher and managing editor of The Weekly Register-Call – a community newspaper based in Black Hawk and serving Gilpin County from Central City to Nederland.

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The convention is not just about training and awards, it’s also about fun networking with your peers. This year we’ve doubled our efforts to make the convention a fun event, starting with Friday night's Lip Sync & Trivia Battle sponsored by NTVB.

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A dispute over the “fake news” label erupted in early February between state Sen. Ray Scott and Grand Junction Daily Sentinel Publisher Jay Seaton. This quarrel has implications that include whether fake news is defined broadly or narrowly, rights and responsibilities under the First Amendment and the state’s legislative immunity law, and the future of Colorado’s open records law, among others.

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This issue of “10 Questions” checks in with Beecher Threatt, co-publisher of the weekly Ouray County Plaindealer (a newspaper dating back to 1877) along with her husband, Alan Todd.

Stein takes over as editorial page editor for Durango Herald, Valley Courier earns Colorado Nonprofit award for Excellence in Media, Retired AP bureau chief McGowan inducted into Wyoming Press Hall, Denver Post posts 6.3 million unique visitors, SPJ and 70 more journalism groups question government access

The 2017 Job Fair, hosted by the Colorado Press Association, is slated for 2:30-4:45 p.m. April 21, as part of the CPA's annual convention, which is held at the Denver West Sheraton. 

Throughout our nation’s history, government agencies have been required to alert citizens of certain government activities that may impact a local community, providing citizens with an opportunity to stay informed and take action when necessary. Newspapers have long partnered with government…

Members of Colorado newspaper community Miriam H. Goldberg, Dan Meyers, Amos Clark, Edward A. Rollman, Charles Stoddard, and Walter M. Wick recently passed away.

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This issue, “10 Questions” checks in with new Colorado Press Association board member Jill Farschman, who became publisher and co-owner of the Washington Park Profile along with husband Jay after purchasing that newspaper in February 2015. They bought two more area publications in June 2016: Life on Capitol Hill and Neighborhood Life. 

Are you interested in learning more about industry news and trends? How about helping set the direction of the industry and the association? What about a chance to learn from other industry leaders?

Russell Bassett is the newest employee of the Colorado Press Association, taking on the role of membership and projects specialist. Bassett has almost two decades of experience with both digital and traditional media, as well as experience in the nonprofit world.

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This month, “10 Questions” checks in with Vince Bzdek, a veteran newspaperman who took over as editor of The Gazette in Colorado Springs in April.

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This issue, “10 Questions” checked in with Matt Sandberg, Director of Marketing and Innovation at Swift Communications, Inc. since April 2015.

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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.

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This issue, “10 Questions” checked in with Becky Justice-Hemmann, who with her son Robb Justice began the Berthoud Weekly Surveyor in 2004 in order to give the southern Larimer County community “a quality newspaper that would serve its subscribers.”

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Renée Tanner is a designer at the News-Review in Petoskey, MI. A few years ago, Renée and I got to know each other well as we worked together on a redesign of the News-Review.

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This issue, “10 Questions” checked in with Lee Ann Colacioppo, the first woman editor at the Denver Post in its nearly 124-year history.

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This issue, “10 Questions” checked in with Kelly Kahler Rayl, business manager for the Yuma Pioneer in the city and county of the same name in northeastern Colorado, bordering Nebraska and Kansas.

The CPA and SYNC2 Media Board of Directors has an opening after Larry Ryckman, of the Denver Post, resigned his position on the board.

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  • By JOSHUA ROBERTS, For the Editor

Colorado Press Association officials checked off a lingering yet highly important item from the to-do list earlier this month — finish rebooting the CPA and SYNC2 Media websites.

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This issue, “10 Questions” checked in with Eric Larsen, content strategist for the Fort Collins Coloradoan.