Association Events

Conference Schedule Jan. 21-23, 2016


  • 11 a.m. TPA Registration Desk Open
  • 12 p.m. Exhibitors Move in
  • 2:30 p.m. Daily Publishers Working Group Meeting
  • 4:30 p.m. Board of Directors Meeting
  • 6:30 p.m. Trade Show Preview & Reception – Sponsored by E-Type Services
  • 8 p.m. Officers & Past Presidents Dinner

2016 TxBNC Rules


The 2016 Texas Better Newspaper Contest is open to all newspapers that were members of TPA during the entirety of 2015. Entries are made by member newspapers, not individuals. Content must have been produced by full- or part-time members of the newspaper staff.

Free workshop on election coverage open for applications

Texas Center for Community Journalism – Election Central 2016

Make your newspaper the go-to source for election news

Texas Handguns and Press Offices

Media Law Lecturer, University of Texas

Q: What effect does the new Texas law on Open Carry of handguns have on our office policies about handguns for employees and visitors?

Free Webinar: Why Analysis is your Best Friend

Feb. 4, 2016  11 a.m.

Are you providing a news analysis at your publication? The news is something you can get anywhere, but your analysis is something that can only come from you.