On October 4, 2018 Colorado Press Association (including member paper Greeley Tribune), Colorado Broadcaster Association and Colorado Freedom of Information Coalition filed a motion in Colorado state court to unseal the autopsy records in the Christopher Watts case. Watts is accused of killi…
You’re invited to share your expertise with aspiring journalists at the major universities across Colorado by taking part in the upcoming Colorado Press Association Campus Visits. These visits are also a great opportunity to identify talented potential interns, employees and freelancers. The…
This issue the “10 Questions” are for Doug Claussen, owner of the I-70 Publishing Company, Inc., headquartered in Strasburg in Eastern Colorado. The company’s weekly I-70 Scout on Tuesdays and Eastern Colorado News on Fridays top 10,000 in circulation throughout the I-70 Corridor, in additio…
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.
We don’t always find our dream jobs. Sometimes they find us.
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.
‘A wonderful, informative and fun time’
In May, The Durango Herald finished its year-long participation on the Poynter Local News Innovation Program – a program that gave us a toolkit to transform the way we do journalism, engage with readers and with our community.
My to-do list can feel overwhelming. But it’s not important. Not when journalists are being shot down in the newsroom in the Capital Gazette in Annapolis.
Jerry Raehal is resigning his position as CEO of the Colorado Press Association and Colorado Press Network to become publisher of the Glenwood Springs Post Independent and Rifle Citizen Telegram.
Below are selected photos from the 2018 Colorado Press Association Convention, held at the Antlers Hotel. Photos were taken by Thomas Cooper at Lightbox images. To view all the photos, go to http://ow.ly/LfdO30jzXGQ. Username: CPAConvention Password: 4883cpa
In the 1940s, the Colorado Press Service was created as a one-stop shop for clients and to direct advertising dollars to Colorado Press Association members.
This Q&A visits with Julie K. Tonsing, publisher at Prairie Mountain Media’s Sterling Journal-Advocate, South Platte Sentinel and the Akron News-Reporter. She is also the former regional financial officer for the Eastern Colorado Publishing Company (ECPC) for many years and most recently…
Colorado Gov. John Hickenlooper proclaimed April 16-22 as Colorado Journalism Week at the Colorado Press Association’s annual convention in Colorado Springs on Friday.
Applying for new jobs is both stressful and exciting. The prospect of a new adventure appeals to most people, but there also is a lot of pressure to land in a place that is a great fit.
Welcome to the Colorado Press Association’s inaugural Flash Session. Think of speed dating meets convention learnin’. There are 11 presenters. Your goal is to not only listen but interact in the sessions. The sessions will last 20 minutes each with two minutes between sessions. You won’t be …
Report card on the state of the nation’s free press reveals dueling realities. President Trump’s attacks on the media and the actions of his administration have emboldened journalists to pursue watchdog and accountability reporting. At the same time, perceived biases among media outlets have eroded the public’s trust.
The rise of social media as a main conduit for news and advertising offers dark spaces to political candidates where journalists can’t observe their campaign activities. Much of what is packaged as campaign-related news on Twitter, Facebook and YouTube is false, and the platforms so far have not disclosed who pays for online ads. News and ads can be highly targeted to specific audiences, making it difficult for journalists to even know what information is being spread.
President Trump’s campaign to discredit the news media has spread to state and local officials, who are echoing his use of the term “fake news” as a weapon against unflattering stories and information that can tarnish their images. The term has become ubiquitous as a signal to a politician’s supporters to ignore legitimate reporting, as a smear to the dwindling local press corps and as a way for conservatives to push back against what they see as media bias.
Another year, another change to Facebook feeds. This time, the change is to newsfeeds with a focus of friends and family taking preference. What does this mean for media companies, many of which have spent years developing and building their audiences to help reach the readers where the read…
What is a Swiftie, you may ask?
For 140 years, the Colorado Press Association has hosted an annual convention, bringing newspaper professionals from around the state together for training, socializing and networking.
The times they are a-changin’, and the Colorado Press Association is changing with them.
Salute and farewell to Carlos Illescas, two-time Pulitzer Prize team reporter for The Denver Post; Lawrence G. Weiss, longtime editorial writer for The Denver Post; Franklin D. Brown, former mailroom supervisor for The Denver Post; Father Daniel Flaherty, former editor, business manager with Denver Catholic Register; Grace Mary Luckasen, former Littleton Independent columnist; Thomas Elbert McElroy, former circulation manager for the Rocky Mountain News and The Denver Post.