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APW Awards Presentation Set for May 8 in Little Rock

APW Awards Presentation Set for May 8 in Little Rock

Join us for a small in-person gathering on May 8 in Little Rock to celebrate winners of this year's Arkansas Press Women Communications Competition. We are excited for this opportunity to see our friends in person and will be requiring face masks to be worn to...

2021 NFPW Conference Moves Online

2021 NFPW Conference Moves Online

The 2021 National Federation of Press Women conference may have moved online but Arkansas Press Women members are still excited to host the virtual conference June 10-12, 2021 after many months of planning. We invite you to join us in learning about Arkansas and...

APW Invites Future Journalists To Apply For Scholarship

APW Invites Future Journalists To Apply For Scholarship

Maudine Sanders continues to give back to Arkansas journalists a decade after her death through the annual Arkansas Press Women scholarship. APW is now accepting applications for its 2021 scholarship open to students majoring in journalism or communications at an...

February Webinar Focuses On Field Reporting

February Webinar Focuses On Field Reporting

RSVP now for Arkansas Press Women's first webinar of the year. Bill Allen, an Assistant Professor Emeritus of Science Journalism at the University of Missouri-Columbia, will join us at 12 p.m., Feb. 19, to talk about field reporting.  This webinar will NOT...

Remembering Charlotte Tillar Schexnayder

Remembering Charlotte Tillar Schexnayder

Politics fascinated Charlotte Tillar Schexnayder her entire life. Writing in her memoir, Salty Old Editor, Schexnayder remembered her grandfather buying a radio to listen to presidential candidate Al Smith’s campaign speech. The written word also fascinated her. A 7th...

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...

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