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GEORGIA COLLEGE PRESS ASSOCIATION
is an organization dedicated to assisting in the betterment of Georgia collegiate journalism and providing a reciprocal
flow of information between its member colleges. Membership to GCPA is an excellent opportunity for print journalism students to discuss common issues of college newspapers and to network with newspaper professionals.


SAVE THE DATE FOR TWO UPCOMING EVENTS FOR COLLEGE NEWSPAPER STAFF

WORKSHOP on AUGUST 14, 2014, at GEORGIA SOUTHERN UNIVERSITY

WHO: Tim Harrower is the author of the widely used textbooks "Inside Reporting" and "Newspaper Designer's Handbook."

WHAT: Tim does terrific presentations on how to tell stories and design pages for a modern audience. Click on a short video and read testimonials here:http://timharrower.com/workshops.html.

WHEN: 10:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 14.

WHERE: Georgia Southern University

HOW MUCH: $50 per person. Lunch on your own. (Many food options nearby.)

WHY: Give your staff a blast of energy and solid ideas to improve your paper as the fall semester begins.

Registration and payment details soon. For now, send questions and reservation requests to David Simpson,dsimpson@georgiasouthern.edu.

Full disclosure for those near Atlanta: Tim Harrower is being lined up to speak at the Georgia State University Modern Media Conference in mid-September.

ADVERTISING SALES WORKSHOP on OCTOBER 10, 2014, in MACON

Georgia College Press Association will host an Advertising Sales Workshop in Macon on Friday, October 10 from 1 - 4 pm. Vince Coultis, Sales Training & Development Manager of The McClatchey Company will guide you on your way to sales success. Mark your calendars now and more details will be available later this summer.


 

2013 GCPA BETTER NEWSPAPER CONTEST


Awards were announced during the Georgia College Press Association Press Institute at The Classic Center in Athens, Georgia, Saturday, Feb. 8, 2014.

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2012 GCPA BETTER NEWSPAPER CONTEST


Awards were announced during the Georgia College Press Association Press Institute at The Classic Center in Athens, Georgia, Saturday, Feb. 2, 2013.

Download Winner List.




GCPA
Ga Open Records/Meeting Laws

This guide was prepared by Valdosta State University
students from the Law and Journalism course in fall 2011 and is
intended to give GCPA members a quick guide to Georgia open
records/meeting law that can be customized for individual colleges
and universities. It is not a substitute for legal advice, however.


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THE CONVERGED NEWSROOM
(PRESENTATION)
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Executive Board for 2014
GCPA President Vice President

Sarah Lane
University of Georgia - The Red & Black slane6@uga.edu


Alexandra Smith
Piedmont College - The Navigator
asmith0812@lions.piedmont.edu

Secretary Treasurer

Jordan Barry
Georgia Regents University - The Bell Ringer
jbarry3@gru.edu


Megan Reed
Berry College - Campus Carrier
megan.reed@vikings.berry.edu

2014 Board of Directors

Austin Sumter
Berry College - Campus Carrier
Austin.Sumter@vikings.berry.edu


Tyce Hoskins
SCAD - District
thoski20@student.scad.edu


Lauren Gorla
Georgia Southern University - The George-Annel
lauren.gorla@gmail.com


Antonio Garcia
Georgia Highlands College - Six Mile Post
agarci13@student.highlands.edu


Troi Charity
Georgia Perimeter College - The Collegian
troicharity@gmail.com OR charityt@student.gpc.edu




GCPA Coordinator, Jennifer Farmer, jfarmer@gapress.org


DID YOU KNOW?
GCPA members are able to compete in the
GPA PHOTO CONTEST

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GCPA MEMBERSHIP
INFORMATION


Membership entitles your newspaper to:

GCPA press cards for each staff member

Entry in the GCPA Better Newspaper Contest

2 copies of the monthly GPA Bulletin
with industry information and job board

Student rates on all GPA educational seminars
and conferences

GPEF scholarship and internship information

GCPA members are eligible for competition with professional newspaper photographers!

Contact Jennifer Farmer for more information


* Dues are based on OFFICAL ENROLLMENT at the university or college. Rates are as follows:
1 - 4,999 students = $40.00
5,000+ students = $60.00

Download GCPA Membership Application (PDF)


For a membership application by USPS, please contact:
GCPA Coordinator Jennifer Farmer at
(770) 454-6776 or jfarmer@gapress.org.

GCPA MEMBER NEWSPAPERS

The Stallion
Abraham Baldwin Agricultural College

Campus Carrier
Berry College
http://vikingfusion.berry.edu/

The Panther
Clark Atlanta University
www.thecaupanther.com

The Bent Tree
Clayton State University
www.benttreenews.org

The Crow's Nest
College of Coastal Georgia
crowsnest.ccga.edu/

Emory Wheel
Emory University
www.emorywheel.com

The Colonnade
Georgia College & State Univ.
www.gcsunade.com

Six Mile Post
Georgia Highlands College
www.sixmilepost.com

The Technique
Georgia Institute of Technology
www.nique.net

The Collegian
Georgia Perimeter College
www.collegiannews.com

The Bell Ringer
Georgia Regents University
www.grubellringer.com

The George-Anne
Georgia Southern University
www.gadaily.com

The Signal
Georgia State University
http://www.georgiastatesignal.com

The Claymore
Gordon State College

The Cluster
Mercer University
mercercluster.com

The Statement
Middle Georgia State College
studentweb.maconstate.edu/maconstatement

The Maroon Tiger
Morehouse College
www.themaroontiger.com

The Navigator
Piedmont College
www.piedmont.edu/masscomm/navigator/navigatorhome.html

District
Savannah College of Art and Design
www.scaddistrict.com

Connector
SCAD - Atlanta
www.scadconnector.com

The Periscope
Shorter University
www.superiscope.org

The Sting
Southern Polytechnic State University
www.spsu.edu/thesting

The Red & Black
University of Georgia
www.redandblack.com

The Network
University of North Georgia - Oconee
www.ungnetwork.com

The Vanguard
University of North Georgia- Gainesville
www.gsccompass.org

The West Georgian
University of West Georgia
www.thewestgeorgian.com

The Spectator
Valdosta State University
www.valdosta.edu/spectator



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