Category: Association News

“Before You Vote” Statewide Televised Debate Project Returns for 2022 Cycle With Planned General Election One-hour Specials in Races for Governor, U.S. Senate

Less than one year from Florida’s exciting 2022 general election, a diverse and dynamic coalition of nonprofit, nonpartisan organizations today announced solid, specific plans for producing live televised debates next year in Florida’s major races for Governor and U.S. Senator. The longest-running televised debate project in Florida’s modern history – “Before You Vote” – unveiled key…
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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…
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New Associate member welcome:  Clarus R+D

First PPP – Now ERTC As a result of the COVID-19 pandemic, the government has implemented various incentives to assist companies through these uncertain times. Clarus helps businesses to claim the newer ERTC benefit which can be very substantial. This program is often misinterpreted and therefore many companies that are eligible have failed to take…
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Trina Murphy joins the FPA Board of Directors

Trina Murphy has joined the FPA Board of Directors. She is the new publisher of the Citrus County Chronicle & Florida Weekly Publications, replacing Gerry Mulligan who held the position for 40+ years. Trina began her career with the Chronicle in 1990 and worked her way up through the advertising & marketing side of the…
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Announcing LC2 (Leadership Conversations + Capstone)

Coming January 2022! The purpose of this program is to develop, retain and inspire the top sales leadership across Florida’s media organizations. In January of 2022, we will be asking member sales leaders to invest 20 minutes a week to become a better leader by joining Bill Barker—a 30-year media veteran—as he discusses relevant leadership…
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New Public Notice website launched

We have successfully launched the new and improved Florida Public Notice website. Thank you to all FPA members for working diligently throughout the transition. This new site offers some of the most comprehensive features available for searching public notices online. Together, the FPA and Column will continue delivering innovative technology to protect and enhance the…
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Plan now for your year-end giving campaign…Join the Florida Community News Fund today!

The Florida Press Foundation, a 501 ( c) (3) non-profit organization has created the Florida Community News Fund to help ensure Florida’s newspapers can continue fulfilling their mission of providing consistent, fact based information to the public. The program will allow FPA member newspapers to solicit tax-deductible donations to support coverage of public affairs and…
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How can Publishers meet Community needs and drive Traffic?

Learn more by joining us for the Florida Press Association’s next VIP roundtable discussion on Tuesday, September 14 at 2 pm EST. This session brought to you by Modulist will focus on simple, cost-saving, and trustworthy solutions for newspapers to help individuals and businesses tell their stories, how they want them told. To register click…
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