An Association of Professional Communicators

Arkansas Press Women

Join Arkansas Press Women

Help us grow our organization and help with outreach, education, and community involvement.

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.


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Retired Communicators

Continuing Education

Professional development opportunities are offered throughout the year online and in-person with workshops and conferences.

Communications Contests

Professionals and students can compete statewide and nationally through annual APW communications contests.


Supporting Students

APW awards a $1,000 scholarship every year to an Arkansas college student majoring in communications or journalism. 


 35 APW Members Win National Awards

 35 APW Members Win National Awards

Thirty-five members of Arkansas Press Women, including 14 student members, were recognized when the National Federation of Press Women announced the winners of its 2022 Communications Contest at the end of the group’s annual conference on June 25 in Fargo, N.D. Each...

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APW to recognize 2022 award winners

APW to recognize 2022 award winners

From social media to daily reporting, winners of Arkansas Press Women's 2022 Communications Competition come from all types of communication backgrounds. APW will recognize winners of the competition at 1:30 p.m., May 21 in Little Rock on the University of Arkansas at...

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