Awards luncheon to honor
high school contest winners
Winners of the Edith Fox King high school journalism contest will be recognized June 12, at the annual conference in Fredericksburg.
See the Texas winners Edith Fox King High School Journalism Contest
First Place winners in 19 categories have advanced to the NFPW contest which honors excellence in student journalism. The only nationwide communications competition for high school students, the contest is endorsed by the National Association of Secondary School Principals. Dow Jones announces first-place winners and promotes the competition in its publication distributed to journalism advisers across the nation, giving students and their teachers/advisers local and nationwide recognition. See http://nfpw.org
The statewide contest drew 245 entries with 125 placing second, third or honorable mention.
Public welcome to free journalism session
UNT Dean Dorothy Bland to discuss
"Media Ethics in the Digital Age"
at Press Women Werlin Workshop
Dorothy M. Bland, Dean of the Frank W. and Sue Mayborn School of Journalism at the University of North Texas
Dorothy M. Bland, dean of the University of North Texas’ Frank W. and Sue Mayborn School of Journalism, will be the Werlin Workshop presenter when Press Women of Texas hold their annual spring conference for 2015. Her topic will be “Media Ethics in the Digital Age.”
The Werlin Workshop will begin at 1 p.m. on Saturday, June 13, immediately following lunch at Andy’s Steak & Seafood Grille, 413 S. Washington Street in Fredericksburg.
The workshop is open at no charge to all who are engaged in communications fields or simply interested in knowing more about the topic, with no prior reservations necessary. High school and college students are particularly encouraged to attend, and winners of PWT’s annual high school writing contest will be recognized during the luncheon. Read more Meetings/Conferences
Annual conference set June 12-14
The Sunday House Inn and Suites is the site of the 122nd annual conference with vice president Janet McDaniel making arrangements. Reservation information and the conference schedule are posted with forms available on the meetings/conference page.
See the conference location. Click here Sunday House Inn and Suites
PWT contest announces winners
Professional communicators waded through a new process to make the first online contest a huge success and first place winners' entries are being judged in the national contest. The state contest attracted 73 entries and advanced 35 to the NFPW contest.
State winners will be honored at the awards dinner in Fredericksburg, June 13.
Members celebrate books
New books and awards will be featured here soon. Stay tuned.