Nebraska Press Women are an important part of National Federation of Press Women – now more than ever:

Lori Potter receives NFPW Sweepstakes Award.

Lori Potter, right, receives the Sweepstakes Award in the NFPW 2018 Professional Communications Contest.

Officers. NPW’s Mary Pat Finn-Hoag of Norfolk is the current assistant historian for NFPW. Lori Potter, Kearney Hub ag and natural resources reporter, is past president of the national organization. In addition, Barb Micek of Fullerton, Nance County Journal editor, is the past NFPW historian.

Sweepstakes Award. Lori Potter, a reporter, columnist and photographer for the Kearney Hub, won the overall National Federation of Press Women sweepstakes award for a record-setting fourth time in the National Federation of Press Women’s 2018 Professional Communications Contest.

2011 National Conference. Nebraska Press Women and Iowa Press Women co-hosted the 2011 NFPW Conference in Omaha/ Council Bluffs. The pre-tour went to various locations in Nebraska and the post-tour went to Iowa. Terri Hahn, feature editor of the Grand Island Independent, was named runner-up to the National Communicator of Achievement.