Nebraska Press Women High School Communications Contest winners were announced April 29, 2017, at the NPW spring convention held at Mid-Plains Community College in North Platte. The contest includes categories for student newspaper, yearbook, broadcasting and online video work. Students placed in 20 categories. Bellevue West High School received the Sweepstakes Award. First-place winning entries […]

The managing editor of the Clearwater Record – Ewing News took home the top sweepstakes award in the 2016 Nebraska Press Women Communications Contest. LuAnn Schindler earned 12 first-place awards on her way to the top spot. In addition to her duties for the News, she contributes to the Neligh News & Leader. NPW Communications Contest […]

Nebraska high school journalism students from Omaha, Grand Island, Fremont and Hastings won a combined 15 awards in the 2016 National Federation of Press Women High School Communications Contest. The awards were presented at the 2016 NFPW Communications Conference in Wichita, Kan. The Nebraska students qualified to enter the contest by placing first in the […]

Carla Chance of Cedar Creek won the third-place individual sweepstakes award in the National Federation of Press Women annual communications contest. Chance, who is the marketing and communications director for Video King in Omaha, won eight awards in various categories. Results were announced at the group’s annual conference held in September in Wichita, Kan. Twelve […]

LINCOLN — Nebraska high school journalism students were honored Saturday, April 23, with awards in the 2016 Nebraska Press Women High School Communications Contest. The awards were presented at the Nebraska Press Women Spring Convention at the Nebraska Union on the University of Nebraska-Lincoln City Campus. The contest includes categories for student newspaper, yearbook, broadcasting […]

LINCOLN — The managing editor of the Clearwater Journal-Ewing News took home the top sweepstakes award in the 2015 Nebraska Press Women Communications Contest. LuAnn Schindler earned nine first-place awards on her way to the top spot. In addition to her duties for the News, she contributes to the Neligh News & Leader. The Marianne […]

Former Chicago Tribune managing editor Jane Hirt will headline the NPW’s spring convention April 23, 2016, in Lincoln. A 25-year veteran of the news media industry, Hirt embodies the NPW’s 70th anniversary convention theme of “Embracing the Future, Respecting the Past.” The UNL journalism graduate was called a “charismatic leader who could make change happen” […]

GENOA – Long-time Kearney Hub reporter and columnist Lori Potter, was named the 2015 Communicator of Achievement (COA) by the Nebraska Press Women (NPW) at its fall conference in Genoa on Oct. 3. The award is the highest honor NPW can bestow on a member and is based on exceptional achievement in the communications field, […]

ANCHORAGE. Twelve Nebraska professional communicators earned top awards in the 2015 National Federation of Press Women (NFPW) Excellence in Communications Contest. The awards were announced at the NFPW convention held Sept. 10-12 in Anchorage, Alaska. Entries in the national competition had to have earned first place at the state level to qualify for the national […]

Nebraska high school journalism students received a total of 14 awards in the 2015 National Federation of Press Women (NFPW) High School Communications Contest for work completed during the past school year. The awards were announced at the NFPW convention on Sept. 11 in Anchorage, Alaska. Award winners from Nebraska are: Morgan Keith, Bellevue West […]