By Lori Potter, NPW President We haven’t exactly packed 75 years’ worth of stuff into the schedule for the Nebraska Press Women Fall Conference and 75th Anniversary Celebration, but there will be a lot to learn, see, do and celebrate on Oct. 9. This will be our first in-person conference in two years. Because we […]

Congratulations to all of the Nebraska Press Women members who received awards in the 2020 National Federation of Press Women Contest. There were more than 1,800 entries from across the country this year, with nearly 300 award winners. NPW members were awarded 11 first-place, 12 second-place, 5 third-place and 11 honorable mention awards. Awards went […]

Mary Pierce, the award-winning news editor of the Keith County News, was named the NPW 2013 Communicator of Achievement at the fall convention in Lincoln. In the presentation, Pierce was described as the “epitome” of the community journalist. She has said that her job is her community project. She loves telling people about what is […]

Stephanie Geery-Zink, a two-term past president of Nebraska Press Women, was named Thursday as the 2011 NPW Communicator of Achievement. Geery-Zink, of Lincoln, is the communications director for the Center for People in Need, a Lincoln nonprofit organization that provides comprehensive services and opportunities to help people pull themselves out of poverty. Her selection was […]

Grand Island Independent features editor Terri Hahn was named the 2010 Nebraska Press Women Communicator of Achievement (COA) at the group’s fall convention Oct. 9 in Red Cloud.