Twenty-nine members entered nearly 260 entries in the 2019 Nebraska Press Women Professional Communications Contest, making it one of the largest in recent history. Of those entries, 52 received first-place awards and advanced to the national contest sponsored by the National Federation of Press Women. National winners will be announced June 6 in an online […]

Nine Nebraska students are among award winners throughout the United States who are being honored for their outstanding communications efforts. Nearly 2,000 students participated in this year’s High School Communications Contest sponsored by the National Federation of Press Women Education Fund. First-place entries in state contests, including one held by Nebraska Press Women, advanced to […]

It’s as important as ever to be a strong woman in the communications field, and Nebraska Press Women strives to recognize those women in our state. Two outstanding female journalists will be receive NPW scholarships this spring. Applications are being accepted through March 28. Recipients will be invited to attend the Nebraska Press Women spring […]

Nebraska high school students have won awards in 10 categories of the 2019 National Federation of Press Women’s (NFPW’s) High School Communications Contest. Honors include one first-place award, one second-place award, five third-place finishes and three honorable mentions. The winners were among students from eight Nebraska high schools whose work advanced to national competition after […]

June 28, 2019 – Eileen Wirth of Omaha, Neb., was selected the 2019 Communicator of Achievement Award by the National Federation of Press Women (NFPW). This prestigious award has been given for 62 years. Wirth received the award Friday, June 28, during the organization’s annual conference, held in Baton Rouge, La. Now in its 82nd year, NFPW is a nationwide organization of professional women and men […]

Fourteen members of Nebraska Press Women have earned awards in a national communications contest sponsored by the National Federation of Press Women. Results were announced Sept. 9 at the NFPW national conference in Birmingham, Alabama. All entries in the national competition earned first-place awards at the state level before advancing. Members earning honors, and their […]