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Cameron Nutting Williams, regional publisher and chief revenue officer of Ogden Newspapers, has been named to the board of directors of the America's Newspapers Foundation.
The America's Newspapers Executive Development Program will kick off next Tuesday afternoon in New Orleans.  The 17 participants selected for participation in the 2024-25 Class will meet each other next Tuesday afternoon at the offices of The Times-Picayune for a welcome session, before a group dinner that evening.
Make plans now to attend the premier event for senior newspaper executives! Registration is now officially open for both newspaper executives and Solutions Partners for the America's Newspapers 2024 Senior Leadership Conference taking place Oct. 20-22 in historic Charleston, South Carolina. 

Registration is also open for the Family & Independent Owners Meeting, to be held Oct. 18-19, just before the Senior Leadership Conference.  The Family & Independent Owners meeting is a unique opportunity to gather and collaborate with other newspaper families that have similar business organizations, challenges and opportunities.

Plus, dates and locations have been announced for our 2025 meetings!
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Rep. Greg Casar (D-TX-35) and Rep. Rashida Tlaib (D-MI-12)
Two additional representatives sign on as co-sponsors for Community News Act
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Two additional Congressional representatives have signed on as co-sponsors of the Community News & Small Business Support Act (H.R. 4756), bringing the number of sponsors/co-sponsors to 48.

Support Journalism Fly-In
America's Newspapers is partnering with the News/Media Alliance to make our voices heard in Washington.  Join your peers in Washington, D.C., Sept. 10-11 for the Support Journalism Fly-In, where you will have the opportunity to meet with members of Congress to reinforce the need for legislation compensating news publishers for our valuable content and in support of the Community News and Small Business Support Act.

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The Associated Press and the John S. and James L. Knight Foundation today announced they will work together to ensure AP’s election content and services are accessible to local newsrooms in battleground states ahead of the U.S. presidential election.
Report for America is looking to add more than 50 newsroom positions next summer and applications are now open for local newsrooms interested in partnering to host early-career and experienced journalists for up to three years. The application deadline is Sept. 13 and newsrooms will be publicly announced in December.
July 9, 2024 - The Argus Leader is suing the City of Sioux Falls to reinstate this institution as the city’s official newspaper.
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Abby Hooven, sports editor for the Henry County Local, was recently named a regional sports director for Paxton Media Group, the company announced.
An award-winning scholar with an international reputation, Lindita Camaj has more than 10 years of experience as a faculty member and director of graduate studies at the University of Houston’s Jack J. Valenti School of Communication.
The Sumter (South Carolina) Item's newsroom has a new face and said goodbye to another, though not completely.