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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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  • By Cheryl Ghrist, Contributing Editor

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. 

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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.

  • By Cheryl Ghrist, Contributing Editor

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.

  • By Cheryl Ghrist Contributing Editor

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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  • By Cheryl Ghrist, Contributing Editor

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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  • By Cheryl Ghrist Contributing Editor

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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  • By Cheryl Ghrist Contributing Editor

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.

  • By Cheryl Ghrist Contributing Editor

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

On June 16, four former Gazette journalists who have gone their separate ways came together in Colorado Spring and took to the University of Colorado Coloardo Springs stage in event meant to celebrate 100th anniversary of the Pulitzer.

  • By Cheryl Ghrist Contributing Editor

This issue, “10 Questions” checked in with Bart Smith, general manager for the Greeley Publishing Co., The Fence Post Co., and Countryside Magazines for Swift Publishing. Publications include The Greeley Tribune, Windsor Now, The Fence Post, Tri-State Livestock News and Farmer-Rancher Exchange.

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  • By JOSHUA ROBERTS For the Editor

Colleagues aren’t shy about putting longtime Greeley Tribune Editor Randy Bangert in prestigious company when discussing his contributions to the newspaper, the community it covers and Colorado journalism.