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OCNA'S MEDIA GUIDE
The OCNA has recently released a Media Guide, the most comprehensive and inclusive report that we can determine has ever been produced for our industry. The association has developed this guide as an education tool for member newspapers.
OCNA is proud to recognize the outstanding quality of work produced each week by our member newspapers and showcase it to readers and advertisers.
OCNA members can now register online for OCNA's upcoming Spring Convention and Better Newspaper Awards Gala. This year's event will be held at the Hilton Garden Inn in Vaughan on March 22.
To view our complete agenda, please visit our events page.
Follow the below link to register online: www.ocna.org/registration2013
The youth of today are the leaders of tomorrow and they are dedicating their time and energy to making a difference within their communities and around the world. The 12 final recipients of the 2012 Ontario Junior Citizen of the Year Awards are truly an inspiring group of individuals whose stories illustrate leadership, creativity, determination and generosity evident in youth today.
Mary Knowles was a dedicated newspaper person, and active community member who died from breast cancer in 1996. This award recognizes both the contributions of individuals, and the intimate connection community newspapers have with their communities.
Quill Awards are presented by the Canadian Community Newspapers Association to community newspaper owners and employees for long time service to the industry.
Recognize someone today - download a nomination form in the Members Area of our website under OCNA Programs and Services (login required) or contact Kelly Gorven at email@example.com.
If you wish to have a Quill Award presented at our Spring Convention on March 22, please submit your nominations by January 18.
The November/December issue of NewsClips is complete and available for your enjoyment. Click here to check it out.
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Sun Media has recently made some changes in an effort to reduce its operating costs by $45 million.
Thomas knows the power of storytelling. "I've found that the right stories help me sell more advertising," he said. "After all, prospects are like everyone else. They like to hear stories and examples of things that have happened to other people."
Thomas is right. Every sales person should have an arsenal of stories for a variety of purposes - to establish credibility, illustrate product benefits and answer objections.