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Category: Association News

FPA Attends and makes a sales splash at the FAMU Spring Career Expo

As part of our SNPA grant funding this year to tell our “growing and evolving” print and digital media story through our EYC (Elevate your Connections) initiative, we are elevating awareness of our media business as a great place for professional sales students to start their sales career by building stronger connections to Sales Professors…
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Florida Press Association joins “Earn Your Press Pass” network

The Florida Press Association and all of its member newspapers free of charge now have access to the “Earn Your Press Pass” course developed recently by Kansas Publishing Ventures (KPV) in conjunction with the Kansas Press Association. This course is another value added FPA member benefit provided to your newsrooms as we continue to hear…
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Consider the Florida Press Foundation for Your Year-End Giving

This is the time of year when many of us are considering year-end appeals from various charitable organizations. This year, we hope you will consider an organization that is very important to our industry, the Florida Press Foundation. We are excited about the opportunities available through the foundation for helping Florida’s newspapers. The 2022 Florida Press Foundation…
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Warm Holiday Wishes from your Florida Press Association!

In the spirit of being grateful this holiday season, I would like to personally thank all of you once again for your continued support of the Florida Press Association. Without your loyalty and strong commitment as members, we would not be able to continue to protect the freedoms and advance professional standards of the press of Florida.…
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Florida Press Association receives a $30,750 grant from the SNPA Foundation to promote newspaper sales careers

The SNPA Foundation has announced a $30,700 grant to fund a Florida Press Association project to inform sales students across America about the evolving and growing career opportunities at newspapers. There are over 200 Universities with sales majors. Newspapers are not on their radar. The Florida Press Association began this unique project with a small…
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2023 Florida Media Conference dates and location announced

We’re excited to announce the 2023 Florida Media Conference will be held on July 20-21 at the beautiful Westin Resort in Sarasota! Hosted by the Florida Press Foundation, the Florida Media Conference is an annual event that brings together top Florida Media executives for two days of industry knowledge sharing, innovative ideas from vendors, and networking opportunities…
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CREDENTIALING NOW OPEN FOR “Race for the U.S. Senate” TELEVISED DEBATE Sen. Marco Rubio v Congresswoman Val Demings

The Florida Press Association is proud to host the Decision 2022 “Before You Vote” series with other partners and sponsors: The James Madison Institute, AARP Florida, Florida Trend, the Leroy Collins Institute, Florida Realtors, Florida Everglades Foundation, Florida League of Cities, WPBF 25 and Palm Beach State College. WPBF 25, the Hearst Television-owned ABC affiliate…
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Orlando Comas joins the IM Board of Directors

Orlando Comas is the VP of Advertising overseeing the South Florida markets including the Miami Herald and El Nuevo Herald. In his current role Orlando leads sales teams responsible for leading sales strategy and execution across the in-market advertising departments in Miami and Bradenton generating $20 Million in annual revenues. He is also responsible for…
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Thank you to our 2022 FMC Sponsors and Exhibitors!

The Florida Press Association and Foundation would like to thank our sponsors and exhibitors for participating in this year’s conference. Take a moment and check out the companies that made this year’s conference possible. Column Diamond Elite Sponsor Column is a public benefit company building technology to help news media businesses and their customers manage…
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J. Pason Gaddis joins the FPA Board of Directors

J. Pason Gaddis is CEO of Hoffmann Media Group a multi-media company with publishing, direct mail and digital applications. Their main holding, Florida Weekly has grown from one to nine markets throughout Florida and was co-founded by Gaddis in 2007. Gaddis has been named in Gulfshore Life magazine’s top 40 influential leaders from the past…
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