Monthly Archives: January 2018

WNA Foundation seeking nominations for Future Headliners program

Do you know a young news, advertising or marketing professional who’s making a difference in the newspaper industry? We want to recognize them and share their stories during the 2018 Wisconsin Newspaper Association Convention & Trade Show. The WNA Foundation is accepting nominations for the “Future Headliners” program, which will honor up to five young…

Assembly Bill 731 addresses public notices and free distribution newspapers

A Letter from WNA Executive Director Beth Bennett What Does AB 731 Do? For more than 200 years, Wisconsin’s newspapers have helped ensure that the state’s citizens are well informed through public notices. These notices serve as a critically important independent reporter between units of government and the taxpayers, as well as serving as the official notification vehicle for…

Nominations sought for 2018 Opee Awards

The Wisconsin Freedom of Information Council, a nonprofit group that works to protect access to public meetings and records, is now accepting nominations for its annual Openness in Government Awards, or Opees. The Wisconsin Newspaper Association is a founding member of the council. Awards are given in six categories: Popee (political openness award): Recognizes extraordinary service…