Would you like to receive honest and constructive comments and suggestions from other community newspaper professionals in the industry?
The 19th Annual Editor & Publisher EPPY Awards offer a great opportunity to showcase your work and gain visibility in the media industry. Each year, the EPPY's attract the best talent from around the world - from Fortune 500 media companies to small, privately owned publications. All entries are judged and awarded according to Editor & Publisher's set criteria by 79 distinguished media professionals.
Created in 2013, this year's updated version of the OCNA Media Guide continues to be a great training tool for those new to the business as well as a refresher for seasoned professionals. Updates include an editorial section on Reporter's Notes and advertising information about hockey pools, alcohol advertising, loans and financial services.
Daily and community newspapers are strongly encouraged to engage their readers by asking htem to vote on their favourite front page stories from the past 150 years.
Public voting begins at www.frontpages.ca on Monday, June 30 and will run for eight weeks. Two categories will be features during each two-week voting period starting with 'Canadian Sports' and 'Canadian Science & Technology'.
The latest issue of NewsClips is complete and ready for your enjoyment! Thank you to all who attended the OCNA Annual Spring Convention and BNC Awards Gala on Friday, April 4 at the Hilton Garden Inn in Vaughan. Inside this issue of OCNA's monthly newsletter, you will find lots of photos from the day. You can also find member and association updates as well as helpful articles on human resource, advertising and business.
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Here's a sneak peek at what you can find inside:
MOURNING THE LOSS OF A NEWSPAPER VETERAN
On Sunday, April 13, Bill ‘Scoop' Whitbread passed away at the Caledon Enterprise office at the age of 78. With over 50 years at the newspaper before retiring, Bill continued to contribute as a freelance columnist until his dying days. He will be missed by family, friends, co-workers and the community newspaper industry.
Thank you to all who attended this year's Spring Convention and BNC Awards Gala at the Hilton Garden Inn in Vaughan.
For anyone looking to order duplicate plaques from the BNC Awards, they are available at a cost of $40 + HST (including delivery).
Please contact Karen Shardlow (firstname.lastname@example.org or 905-639-8720 x 232) with your order no later than Friday, May 16.
BNC Award Winner Photos are now available online under the Members section of our website. Please note: you must be logged in as a member to access them.
They can be found under the 'Better Newspaper Awards' tab in the 2013 BNC folder.
Thanks to everyone who attended our Spring Convention on Friday, April 4 at the Hilton Garden Inn in Vaughan.
Congratulations to all the winners of the BNC Awards.
OCNA is proud to recognize the outstanding quality of work produced each week by our member newspapers and showcase it to readers and advertisers.
The first, second and third place winners were announced during the Better Newspaper Awards Gala on Friday, April 4 at the Hilton Garden Inn.
Access the BNC Results Book at http://ocna.org/2013_results_book.