2021 Annual Convention

The 2021 GPA Annual Convention, our organization’s 134th, was held July 29-31, 2021, at the Jekyll Island Club Hotel.

 

2021 Better Newspapers Contest Winners List

2021 Better Newspapers Contest Winners Slideshow

2021 Freedom of Information Awards Slideshow

2021 Advertising Contest Winners Slideshow

 

 

GPA members convene at 134th Annual Convention 

 

Dink NeSmith was named to the Georgia Press Association Golden Club at the 2021 convention. The Club honors those individuals who have worked in the newspaper industry for 50 years or more. A minimum of 40 years of service must have been in the state of Georgia and the applicant must have shown a continuous commitment to the industry. NeSmith is shown (center) with his wife Pam and Tom Wood who co-owns Community Newspapers, Inc. with NeSmith.

 

 

 

Eric Denty, publisher of The Press-Sentinel in Jesup, was among the print newspaper professionals who shared their expertise during the convention’s educational sessions. Denty shared tips on how to localize national and international stories.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

The staff of The Brunswick News received numerous awards during the GPA Advertising Contest awards luncheon on Friday, July 30.

 

2022 Annual Convention

The 2022 GPA Annual Convention, our organization’s 135th, will be held June 1st – 5th, 2022, at the Jekyll Island Club Hotel.

 

2021 Annual Convention

The 2021 GPA Annual Convention, our organization’s 134th, was held July 29-31, 2021, at the Jekyll Island Club Hotel.

View the Better Newspapers Contest Winners Here