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,firstname.lastname@example.org.
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.
Download Winner List
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.
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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