Category Archives: Top Stories

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…

Reserve your UW Band tickets by Feb. 2

Each year, members of the Wisconsin Newspaper Association gather in Madison to attend the University of Wisconsin’s annual spring Varsity Band Concert. This long-standing tradition provides an opportunity for members to socialize with colleagues, friends and family, while enjoying a truly unique show. This year’s concert begins at 7 p.m. Saturday, April 21, at the…

WATCH: Video of the 2017 Hall of Fame Banquet

The Wisconsin Newspaper Association honored Watertown Daily Times Managing Editor Tom Schultz and former Milwaukee Journal Sentinel Editor Marty Kaiser during the 2017 Wisconsin Newspaper Hall of Fame Banquet & Fundraiser on Nov. 16 at The Madison Club. The Wisconsin Newspaper Hall of Fame was created in 2001 to honor visionaries and innovators in the…

Schultz, Kaiser inducted into Wisconsin Newspaper Hall of Fame

MADISON — The Wisconsin Newspaper Association inducted two longtime editors into the Wisconsin Newspaper Hall of Fame on Thursday, joining 48 other leaders who have previously been recognized for significant contributions to the newspaper industry. Thomas Schultz, managing editor of the Watertown Daily Times, and Martin Kaiser, former editor of the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, were…

Deadline extended for Better Newspaper Contest

The submission deadline for the 2017 Better Newspaper Contest has been extended to 11:59 p.m. Monday, Nov. 20. The deadline to postmark all hard copy entries has been extended to Thursday, Nov. 16. The contest rules and website has been updated to reflect this change, as well as a clarification to the category description for Reporting on Local Government. The…

2017 Wisconsin Newspaper Hall of Fame Banquet & Fundraiser to honor Kaiser, Schultz

MADISON – The Wisconsin Newspaper Association Foundation will induct former Milwaukee Journal Sentinel Editor Marty Kaiser and Watertown Daily Times Editor Tom Schultz into the Wisconsin Newspaper Hall of Fame on Thursday, Nov. 16 in Madison. The event is open to the public and relatives, friends and co-workers of the inductees are encouraged to attend….