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Category: Association News

Florida Media Conference Weekly Ideation Workshop, Exchange and Contest!

We Want Your Entry… let’s share our best advertising ideas with each other and we all win together! This ideation workshop is a safe space that allows for sharing and the generation of ideas. The main goal of this ideation session is to spark innovation and draw out a sense of creativity regarding local advertising…
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It’s here: NewsMakers

Brought to you by Sachs Media and your Florida Press Association The Florida Press Association is entering into a strategic alliance with the integrated marketing and communications guru, Ron Sachs, and Sachs Media, to produce a timely, topical, and trendy statewide relevant video interview feature series called “NewsMakers.” Every month we will share 2-4 high definition and succinct video…
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Who would like an Advertising Sales Intern?

In addition, to the current FPF internship program we have an exciting new “Sales Internship Program” partly funded by SNPA.  Sales Internships will be for 8-weeks.  Applications are now being accepted for host newspapers to participate in the 2022 Florida Press Foundation “Sales Internship Program” program. We have funding for only five of them and…
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Apply now for the 2022 Derek Dunn-Rankin Leadership Institute!

Applications for the 2022 Derek Dunn-Rankin Leadership Institute are now being accepted! Presented by the Florida Press Foundation, the Leadership Institute program will take place over four 1-day sessions around the state and is intended for new-to-mid level newspaper professionals. The 2022 Program will kick-off on August 3 at the Florida Media Conference in Ponte…
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Florida Press Association welcomes Bob McFarlin 

Bob McFarlin is the new General Manager of the Miami Herald, el Nuevo Herald and the Bradenton Herald. He too has a long history in our newspaper business and has ink in his blood.  Additionally, he also runs (since 2017) the technology division as the Senior Director of Infrastructure and Security – in both capacities and…
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Media Masterminds are starting to gather in Florida

LAKE MARY, FLORIDA – A new group of emerging media leaders are gathering. Media Masterminds is the brainchild of a group of journalists and advertising representatives who have been meeting as a part of the Florida Press Foundation Derek Dunn-Rankin Leadership program. The initial concept was to create a young professional’s group for Florida residents…
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Plan Now …Celebrate Newspaper in Education Week March 1-4

Newspaper in Education Week, an initiative of the American Press Institute, recognizes the accomplishments of NIE programs across the country and around the world. It is celebrated annually during the first full school week in March. Read an editorial about NIE Week (here) from the president of Florida Press Educational Services. Florida Press Educational Services…
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Register for Public Notice Day luncheon on February 3

The Florida Press Association will be holding the fourth annual Public Notice Day on Thursday, February 3, in Tallahassee. The event will be held during the 2022 Legislative Session when committees will be meeting and legislator and staff meetings can be arranged. We encourage publishers and senior media executives to come to Tallahassee to assist…
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Reminder Regarding New Public Notice Bill (HB 45)—Filling out Brief Quarterly Check-In

HB 35 became effective on January 1, 2022. One of the requirements of the new law is that FPA publish a quarterly report that includes identifying which criteria each newspaper satisfies in publishing legal notice. Specifically, under the new law, the newspaper must meet one of the flowing three criteria: 1) has the required audited…
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Mark Your Calendar…2022 Florida Media Conference August 4-5

Mark your calendar and start making plans to join us on August 4-5 at the beautiful Sawgrass Marriott Golf Resort & Spa in Ponte Vedra! Take a look for yourself at all this venue has to offer you, and your team. Registration is now open! Hosted by the Florida Press Foundation, the Florida Media Conference is an…
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