November 2019

WNA office closed for Veterans Day

The WNA office will be closed Monday, Nov. 11 for Veterans Day.

 
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Nov. 11, 2019
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Nov. 11, 2019
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2019 Wisconsin Newspaper Hall of Fame Banquet & Fundraiser

The 2019 Wisconsin Newspaper Hall of Fame Banquet & Fundraiser will be held Nov. 14, 2019.

 
Start:
Nov. 14, 2019
End:
Nov. 14, 2019
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Location:
The Madison Club
5 E Wilson Street
Madison WI
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Webinar: Using digital and social media for growing readership and revenue

Robert Slocum will share his experience growing his own newspaper’s social media following, and how he has begun to monetize it in various ways.

 
Start:
Nov. 21, 2019 1:00 PM
End:
Nov. 21, 2019 2:00 PM
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Webinar: Keeping subscribers happy

Research has shown that subscribers that feel like they are part of a membership program are 48% more likely to retain. The Providence Journal has started a few subscriber-only efforts that everyone can do to help make their subscribers feel like they are a part of something. Summer Moore of GateHouse Media leads you through a number of ideas designed to keep subscribers happy.

 
Start:
Nov. 22, 2019 1:00 PM
End:
Nov. 22, 2019 2:00 PM
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WNA office closed for Thanksgiving

The WNA office will be closed Thursday, Nov. 28, and Friday, Nov. 29, for Thanksgiving.

 
Start:
Nov. 28, 2019
End:
Nov. 29, 2019
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December 2019

2019 WNA contest judging deadline

The judging deadline for the 2019 WNA Better Newspaper Contest is Sunday, Dec. 1.

 
Start:
Dec. 1, 2019
End:
Dec. 1, 2019
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Milwaukee Press Club 134th anniversary

Have you ever wanted to bend the ear of the publisher or editor of your favorite local news publication? Have you ever wanted to drink a cold beverage with your favorite television news anchorperson or your favorite radio newscaster? Have you ever wanted to exchange quips with your favorite political commentator, editorial writer or publisher? This is your chance!

The Milwaukee Press Club will celebrate its 134th anniversary on Thursday, Dec. 5, 2019, in style by giving southeastern Wisconsin residents the opportunity to meet and greet local media celebrities at a “Meet the Media” event.

Attendees will then be entertained by more than 40 “celebrity bartenders” – professionals from nearly all of the area’s media outlets, as well as various community leaders and company leaders throughout the region.

The event is free and open to the public.  Advanced registration is required and may be done online at www.milwaukeepressclub.org.  Please contact Joette Richards at the Milwaukee Press Club at joette@milwaukeepressclub.org with any questions or call (262) 894-2224.

 
Start:
Dec. 5, 2019 5:00 PM
End:
Dec. 5, 2019 8:00 PM
Location:
Newsroom Pub
137 E. Wells St.
Milwaukee WI
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Webinar: Mobile apps for journalists

Our journalists use their phones more than ever to report the news. What are must-have mobile apps to help them do their jobs? Learn about the favorites of reporters who cover everything from hurricanes to car accidents. GateHouse Media Senior Director of Content Jean Hodges leads a discussion of great tips that will help reporters on the go.

 
Start:
Dec. 6, 2019 1:00 PM
End:
Dec. 6, 2019 2:00 PM
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WNA office closed for Christmas

The WNA office will be closed Tuesday, Dec. 24, and Wednesday, Dec. 25 for Christmas.

 
Start:
Dec. 24, 2019
End:
Dec. 25, 2019
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WNA office closed for New Year’s

The WNA office will be closed Tuesday, Dec. 31, and Wednesday, Jan. 1, for New Year’s.

 
Start:
Dec. 31, 2019
End:
Jan. 1, 2020
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March 2020

2020 WNA Convention & Trade Show

The 2020 WNA Convention & Trade Show will be held March 19-20, 2020, at The Ingleside Hotel, 2810 Golf Road, Pewaukee, Wis. Check back for more details as they become available. 

 
Start:
Mar. 19, 2020
End:
Mar. 20, 2020
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Location:
The Ingleside Hotel
2810 Golf Road
Pewaukee WI
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April 2020

2020 Wisconsin Civics Games regionals

Regional competitions for the 2020 Wisconsin Civics Games will be held Friday, April 24, 2020, on UW campuses across the state. The number, location and format of regionals will be announced during the fall 2019 semester. 

 
Start:
Apr. 24, 2020 9:00 AM
End:
Apr. 24, 2020 3:00 PM
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May 2020

2020 Wisconsin Civics Games state finals

The 2020 Wisconsin Civics Games state finals competition will be held Friday, May 15, 2020, at the Wisconsin State Capitol in Madison. The times and format of the competition will be announced at a later date. 

 
Start:
May. 15, 2020 9:00 AM
End:
May. 15, 2020 3:00 PM
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June 2020

2020 WNA Trees Retreat

Join us June 11-13, 2020, for the WNA’s annual Trees Retreat in Eagle River, where members gather every year to share ideas, make new friends and pay tribute to industry leaders.

 
Start:
Jun. 11, 2020 4:00 PM
End:
Jun. 13, 2020 8:00 AM
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Location:
Trees for Tomorrow
519 E Sheridan Street
Eagle River WI
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