MNA January Bulletin

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January Bulletin Happy New Year to all the members and supporters of the Montana Newspaper Association! Our January eBulletin brings news of the revival of the Bigfork Eagle after a four-year hiatus, the awarding of 2020 internship grants, and the official opening of the 2020 MNA Better Newspaper Contest. We’re also excited to announce that

Montana Newspaper Foundation awards 2020 internship grants

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Montana Newspaper Foundation awards 2020 internship grants Internships offer great opportunities for students with a passion for the newspaper industry and our Montana Newspaper Association professional members. Students gain relevant firsthand experience and use their internship experience to secure good jobs and our MNA members build relationships that may lead to job candidates. The Montana Newspaper

MNA December Bulletin

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December Bulletin I hope that the Montana Newspaper Association’s members and supporters enjoy this first iteration of our new monthly eBulletin. We’re still focused on keeping you up-to-date with the comings, goings, triumphs and intrigues at newspapers around the state. More and more, the most interesting content about the publishing industry appears only online in

Montana Newspaper Foundation Request for Proposals

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The Montana Newspaper Foundation Requests Proposals for Coordination of Statewide Journalism Project The Montana Newspaper Foundation seeks proposals from an experienced editor or news organization to coordinate an enterprising, statewide collaborative journalism project among Montana’s newspapers. The Foundation and the project coordinator will identify key participants in the project, sound them out for potential enterprising

134th Annual MNA Convention

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PRESS RELEASE The 134th Annual Convention of the Montana Newspaper Association was held June 7 & 8 in Big Sky, Montana. Association members chose Kellyn Brown of the Flathead Beacon as the 2019-2020 President. Erin Leonard of the Madisonian was elected 1st Vice President. Chad Knudsen, from the Glendive Ranger Review was elected 2nd Vice President, and

Montana Newspaper Foundation awards 2019 internship grants

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Montana Newspaper Foundation awards 2019 internship grants Internships offer great opportunities for students with a passion for the newspaper industry and our Montana Newspaper Association professional members.  Students gain relevant firsthand experience and use their internship experience to secure good jobs and our MNA members build relationships that may lead to job candidates. The Montana

Harry Neale Downs Obituary

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Harry Neale Downs Obituary Harry Neale “Skip” Downs, 87, of Wolf Point died Sunday, Dec. 16, 2018, at Northeast Montana Health Services – Trinity Hospital in Wolf Point with family by his side. He was born March 31, 1931, in Hackinsack, Minn., to Harry N. and Mamie (Wynn) Downs. Skip’s newspaper career spanned the days

Matt Gibson named MNA Executive Director

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Matt Gibson has been hired as the next executive director of the Montana Newspaper Association. Gibson will replace Jim Rickman who is retiring on January 4, 2019 after serving the newspaper industry for 41 years. “The Montana Newspaper Association is the strongest advocate for free speech, open government, and professional news standards in the state,

Statement: CNN Lawsuit to Restore White House Journalist’s Press Credentials

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In response to CNN’s filing of a law suit against the Trump administration seeking the reinstatement of its White House reporter’s press credentials The News Media Alliance stands in full support of CNN’s defense of its First Amendment rights. We need quality journalism – now more than ever – from respected news organizations employing professional

National Newspaper Association welcomes new management team

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The National Newspaper Association, an organization of 2,400 members representing community newspapers across the United States, has engaged Lynne Lance Association Management (LLAM) to operate its headquarters after Jan. 1, 2019. Lance previously served as NNA’s chief operating officer during its management by Illinois Press Association. NNA’s management relationship with IPA ends December 31. “NNA

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