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Contest is Live!

Contest is Live!

on Oct 12, 2017 in News

The NFPW Communications Contest is Live for your Entries! Go online and find out about this year’s Communications Contest, where you can enter your 2017 work in many categories. The NFPW National Communications Contest is a two-tiered contest open to anyone over the age of 18 regardless of age, sex, professional status or location. The first tier of the...

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Meet VPC’s President

Meet VPC’s President

on Oct 11, 2017 in News

Julie Campbell was officially elected VPC’s 2017 President at the Oct. 5 business meeting, Cynthia Price passed her the president’s gavel. Campbell has been a member of VPC for almost 20 years. Julie is the Associate Director of Communications and Public Affairs at Washington and Lee University. In a recent VPC newsletter, Julie noted the following: Last...

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VPC wins big at NFPW

VPC wins big at NFPW

on Sep 11, 2017 in News

Virginia Professional Communicators, with members from all corners of Virginia, won six first place awards in Birmingham, Alabama at the National Federation of Press Women annual competition. First place winners included a small business consultant, a university magazine editor, newspaper journalist, legal magazine publisher, national trade association communicator...

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Statement to the President of the United States

Statement to the President of the United States

on Sep 11, 2017 in News

The National Federation of Press Women, holding its 2017 Communications Conference in Birmingham, Ala., issues the following statement: The National Federation of Press Women has watched with dismay as President Donald Trump has consistently demeaned and demonstrated contempt for the role of the press. He has made his anti-media position very clear, routinely...

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Reflection on Current Events

Reflection on Current Events

on Aug 18, 2017 in News

The recent events in Charlottesville, Virginia, have many questioning free speech and the right to assemble, as well as how to hold conversations about contentious subject matters. Here are some articles for further reflection: Community seeks conversation, reflection in Saturday’s wake (The Daily Progress, Aug. 17, 2017) Column: Charlottesville protest, attack...

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2017 Contest Award Recipients

2017 Contest Award Recipients

on Jul 6, 2017 in News

Bonnie Atwood First place for editorial opinion (7A) – print-based newspaper First place for personality profile (9B) – print or online publication, more than 500 words Third place for feature story (8B) – magazine, newsletter, or other non-newspaper publication Nancy Beasley Third place for books and creative writing (59A) – young adult books, fiction Frances...

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