Nominations are being sought for the next Nebraska Press Women’s Communicator of Achievement (COA) Award. The award is part of a national program to honor communicators who not only display exceptional achievement in the communication field, but also serve the organization and the community. The state COA is announced annually at the fall convention and […]

LEXINGTON — A total of 55 Nebraska journalism students received awards in the 2015 Nebraska Press Women High School Journalism contest. The awards were presented Saturday, April 25, at the NPW Spring Convention Awards Luncheon at the Lexington Public Library. This year’s contest added a Sweepstakes Award for the school with the most awards. The […]

Two new members were inducted into the Marian Andersen Nebraska Women Journalists Hall of Fame during Nebraska Press Women’s spring convention luncheon April 25 at the Lexington Public Library. The 2015 honorees are Joan Rossiter Burney of Lincoln and Beverly Deepe Keever of Honolulu, Hawaii. Burney is a Hartington native who discovered her talent for […]

A University of Nebraska-Lincoln journalism student and a spring graduate of Arthur County High School have been named as 2015 recipients of Nebraska Press Women scholarships. UNL student Mara Klecker is the NPW Memorial Scholarship recipient, while Morgan Peterson of Arthur received the Marianne Beel Memorial Scholarship. 2015 NPW Memorial Scholarship Klecker is a junior […]

Winners in the Nebraska Press Women 2015 Communications Contest were announced April 25 at the close of the NPW spring convention in Lexington. The Marianne Beel Sweepstakes Awards were presented to the top three award winners. Taking first place was Lori Potter of Kearney (at right in photo), the agriculture/natural resources reporter for the Kearney Hub. Placing second was […]

NFPW and NPW will continue the process of hosting an online contest. And the contest website is live, so start getting your entries ready. All the rules and categories are on the NFPW website at http://nfpw.org/communicationsContest.cfm  The page also provides links for easy navigation to the information that will make entering easy for NFPW members […]

Nominations are being accepted through Jan. 24, 2015, for the Marian Andersen Nebraska Women Journalists Hall of Fame. The hall of fame was created by Nebraska Press Women in 2011 to recognize women journalists who have made a difference for their profession and their communities. The general public is invited to submit nominations for the […]

Ruth Raymond Thone of Lincoln received the 2014 Nebraska Press Women Communicator of Achievement in absentia. She could not be at the fall convention because her husband, Charlie, was in poor health. But she got to hear the award presentation through the magic of cell phones. Ruth is a freelance writer, an author, a community […]

YORK — A chance to show your creative side, and to take not one, but two walks down memory lane are on the agenda for the Nebraska Press Women Fall Conference set for Saturday, Oct. 4, at the York Country Club. Twyla Hansen, Nebraska’s state poet, will be the featured speaker at the conference. Leta […]

Twelve Nebraska high school students won first place awards in the 2014 High School Communications Contest sponsored by Nebraska Press Women. Students winning first place in each of the 20 categories, including both school newspaper and yearbook work, qualified to have their entries submitted to the National Federation of Press Women contest. Those awards will […]