News & Announcements

July 2015

Newsroom jobs drop by more than 10.4 percent

July 29, 2015

Cigar maker. Elevator operator. Pinsetter. Iceman. Lamplighter. Switchboard operator.

Local daily newspaper reporter?

How soon will we have to add this once-stable occupation to the list of jobs that once were?

Ireland to retire as Topeka Capital-Journal publisher

July 22, 2015

The Topeka Capital-Journal publisher Gregg Ireland will retire later this year after leading the newspaper for the past four years.

KPA plans regional meetings; first is in Iola Aug. 28

July 22, 2015

The Kansas Press Association has scheduled meetings in each of the five KPA districts this fall to bring additional programming to our members.

Attempted burglary at KPA damages building

July 16, 2015

Some time during the early hours on Monday, a person or persons tried to break into the Kansas Press Association office in Topeka.

Kansas Judicial Council to study private e-mail issue

July 16, 2015

The Kansas Judicial Council will study a loophole in the state’s open records act that allows public officials to send private e-mail for official business.

Newseum names new CEO: Jeffrey Herbst

July 9, 2015

The former president of Colgate University has been named the next president and chief executive of the Newseum and the Newseum Institute, museum officials announced Thursday.

Help us help you with digital tools

July 1, 2015

Despite a plea in the Kansas Publisher and last week's Kansas Press This Week, not a single newspaper in Kansas has filled out a brief survey from the Kansas Press Association designed to identify how newspapers are using new digital tools in their operations.

Smiley, former Stafford publisher, dead at 81

July 1, 2015

STAFFORD — Frank D. Smiley, 81, died Sunday, June 28, 2015, at Leisure Homestead, Stafford. He was born Dec. 22, 1933, in Stafford the son of Roy Morris and Edith Eugena (Jean) Fletcher Smiley. A 1952 graduate of Stafford High School, he married Marilyn A. Beltz on Aug. 30, 1952, in Stafford. She survives.

Insurance company, KPA settle on damage

July 1, 2015

The Kansas Press Association will be able to install new carpet, replace baseboard and do other repairs in the basement level of the building after negotiations with the insurance company.

Lawhorn named ME at Journal-World

July 1, 2015

Chad Lawhorn, long-time Lawrence Journal-World reporter and columnist, has been named managing editor of the newspaper.