John “Sonny” DeLeon, former circulation manager for The Denver Post
This issue of “10 Questions” checks in with Barbara Hardt, publisher of The Mountain-Ear in Nederland. “Celebrating 40 years in print,” this community weekly located west of Boulder and just eight miles east of the Continental Divide, strives to cover a core market small in size but big in p…
The results from the survey of attendees to the 2017 Colorado Press Association Convention are in, and once again the event was rated highly by respondents. Forty-one attendees of the April convention gave their feedback on all aspects of the event with a majority giving “good” or “great” ra…
Subject lines can seem like an insignificant part of writing an email, but in reality, they can make or break if your email is opened or if it is left sitting in crowded inboxes.
Training webinars are back, and their name has changed from SYNC2 U Online University to PressNext Online University, inline with our marketing strategy to provide thought leadership and facilitate community engagement in print and online. To register, please click here.
This month, “10 Questions” checks in with Chris Dickey, owner and publisher of the weekly Gunnison Country Times, the newspaper of record for both the city and county of Gunnison in southwest Colorado. Besides the flagship weekly, Gunnison Country Publications also produces a variety of spec…
I don’t know about you, but my life seems to get busier with each passing day. I just finished publishing my second book in a month, began work on a major project to help raise funds for a press association, conducted more webinars than I can remember over the past few weeks, and summer conv…
Jay Seaton, publisher of The Daily Sentinel in Grand Junction, is a timely choice for a Q&A session, given the current climate swirling in the newspaper industry around the topic of “fake news.” A lawyer as well, he and his newspaper recently found themselves in a dispute with legal implications with a state senator on that issue, with resolution yet to come. Here is Seaton’s take on his newspaper, the industry and the major issues facing both at this time:
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.
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…
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.
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.
The 139th annual Colorado Press Association convention is just over a month away, and early-bird registration ends on March 20.
The convention is now less than two months away and we are working overtime to bring you an event that is bigger, better and more fun than ever before.
If federal laws are enforced on recreational marijuana sales, as indicated at a recent White House Press hearing, it could have an ominous impact on marijuana advertising sales in Colorado.
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.
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 Colorado Press Association and Denver Foundation are pleased to announce that the 2017 online applications for journalism scholarships are now available online.
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…
New publisher at Akron News-Reporter. Brush News-Tribune Poynter Institute will use $1 million grant for ethics initiative. CJR offers 10 resolutions for newsroom managers. New postal prices in effect Jan. 22
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.
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.
The speaker line-up for the 2017 Colorado Press Association’s convention continues to take shape with renowned futurist Amy Webb agreeing to be a keynote speaker at the April 21-22 event.
In this month's quick hitters: a new book by a Colorado newspaper icon, a new website in Durango, and mobile paying off.
The speaker line-up for the 2017 Annual Convention is being developed, and several high level presenters have agreed to be at the April 21-22 event at the Denver West Sheraton.
In this month's quick hitters: Printing locations change, new periodical mailing change, Denver Post sees surge and more.