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Category: Association News

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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It’s time to renew your FPA membership!

Florida Press Association 2022 dues invoices have gone out! The renewal process is easier than ever with our online invoicing and payment system. To view and pay your 2022 dues invoice, follow the instructions below: Go to: https://flpress.com/members/my-account/#myaccount and login using your email address If you need to reset your password, please contact ddunkle@mediagenius.com If you are unable to…
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Host newspapers needed for 2022 summer internship program

Applications are now being accepted for host newspapers to participate in the 2022 Florida Press Foundation internship program. FPF will provide funding to Florida newspapers for the purpose of hiring a paid summer intern. The 8-week paid internships can be for any phase of newspaper production, including advertising, editorial, circulation and on-line publishing. Students must…
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“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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