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2020 NFPW Conference in Arkansas Moved to 2021

2020 NFPW Conference in Arkansas Moved to 2021

Arkansas Press Women has had the privilege of planning the 2020 National Federation of Press Women Conference. A stellar lineup of speakers and topics awaited us in June. But the safety and health of our members has led NFPW to forgo this year's conference in North...

Fall Webinar Focuses on COVID-19 Public Data Project

Fall Webinar Focuses on COVID-19 Public Data Project

Join us at 11:30 a.m., Nov. 18 for our fall webinar. Misty Orpin will talk about why she started the Arkansas COVID website and Twitter page to inform the public about the spread of coronavirus in the state. The website and social media page...

2021 APW Communications Contest Opens

2021 APW Communications Contest Opens

Arkansas communicators can enter a diverse array of work in the 2021 Arkansas Press Women Contest. Get a head start: The contest year includes work completed between Jan. 1 and Dec. 31, 2020. Contact Contest Chair Helen Plotkin with any questions. Win...

Arkansas High School Students Win NFPW Journalism Awards

Arkansas High School Students Win NFPW Journalism Awards

Fourteen Arkansas High School students are being honored for their outstanding communications efforts in the National Federation of Press Women High School Communications Contest. Nearly 2,000 students participated in this year’s contest sponsored by the National...

Data Journalism Student Receives APW Scholarship

Data Journalism Student Receives APW Scholarship

For Release - May 23, 2020 Katie Beth Nichols Arkansas Press Women announced the recipient of its annual Maudine Sanders Education Fund Scholarship today, continuing a tradition of supporting the next generation of communicators. Katie Beth Nichols of Fayetteville...

APW’s 2020 High School Contest Winners Recognized

APW’s 2020 High School Contest Winners Recognized

Arkansas Press Women is pleased to announce the winners of its 2020 High School Communications Contest. High schools from across Arkansas have participated in this communications contests for many years.  Watch our video congratulating winners and find award...

APW’s April 25th Communications Awards Moves Online

APW’s April 25th Communications Awards Moves Online

Arkansas Press Women's annual communications awards has moved online in light of COVID-19 social distancing requirements. The April 25th awards will still be plenty social. The Zoom event starts at 4 p.m. with live music by The Abernathys. Attendees are encouraged to...

Save the Date: APW Awards Luncheon

Save the Date: APW Awards Luncheon

While all eyes may be on June's national conference being hosted in Arkansas, we have to remember to take a moment to celebrate the great work of Arkansas communicators. Add April 25 to your calendars. That's when Arkansas Press Women will host its awards luncheon to...

Elizabeth Eckford to Speak at NFPW 2020

Elizabeth Eckford to Speak at NFPW 2020

Photo by Nelson ChenaultCourtesy of the University of Arkansas Clinton School of Public ServiceElizabeth Eckford during a presentation for the University of Arkansas Clinton School of Public Service Speaker Series on January 29, 2020.  At the 2020 NFPW Conference...

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