An Association of Professional Communicators
Arkansas Press Women
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Who We Are
Arkansas Press Women is an association of professional communicators in journalism, public information, business, education and government.
Arkansas Press Women
Professional Development and Support
We support each other through professional development, recognition and competition, networking among ourselves and through related organizations, and celebrating our triumphs and disasters together.
We support our profession by working to protect First Amendment rights and Freedom of Information laws, adhering to a Code of Ethics and supporting youth activities and education.
Professional development opportunities are offered throughout the year online and in-person with workshops and conferences.
Professionals and students can compete statewide and nationally through annual APW communications contests.
APW awards a $1,000 scholarship every year to an Arkansas college student majoring in communications or journalism.
Journalist Remembered for Professionalism, Advocacy for Arkansas FOI
Brenda Blagg, an award-winning Arkansas journalist, syndicated columnist, and a longtime member of Arkansas Press Women, died Dec. 14, 2022, in Fayetteville. She was 75. Blagg served in various leadership roles for the organization, including APW president. She also...
Arkansas Press Women Honors UCA Instructor David Keith
Arkansas Press Women members recently honored a former scholarship recipient and ace reporter who has transformed into a top-notch educator teaching the next generation of journalists at the University of Central Arkansas. APW President Kristin Netterstrom Higgins...
APW Raises Funds for Charlotte Schexnayder Journalism Internship
“Mrs. Charlotte is smiling.” This is what Ashton Adcock, chairman and chief executive officer of Merchants & Farmers Bank, said after hearing the Charlotte Schexnayder Journalism Internship has been fully funded for a second consecutive year. The bank’s main...
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