Florentino ‘Tino’ Duran
Florentino ‘Tino’ Duran of San Antonio, owner, former publisher and CEO of the bilingual biweekly newspaper La Prensa, died Sunday, June 25.

Best of 2016: Better Newspaper Contest opens Feb. 15

The best examples of journalism and community service are celebrated each year through the Texas Press Association Better Newspaper Contest. 

This year, the contest entry period opens Feb. 15. TPA members are invited to upload entries through the Texas BNC online contest platform. Deadline for entries is 5 p.m. March 23.

Winners will be announced at the TPA Newspaper Leadership Retreat in June. 

Midwinter conference, trade show to feature ‘Magic of Design and Publishing’

Professional magician and InDesign pro Jonathan Levit will be featured speaker at the Texas Press Midwinter Conference and Trade Show Jan. 19-21 at the Embassy Suites Dallas Frisco Hotel, Convention Center & Spa, at 7600 John Q. Hammons Drive in Frisco.

With more than 25 years experience in the desktop publishing and graphic design industries, and as an Adobe certified instructor and expert in InDesign, Levit is a popular trainer and consultant.

National Newspaper Week is Oct. 2-8

Help celebrate the 76th anniversary of National Newspaper Week Oct. 2-8.

The annual observance celebrates and emphasizes the impact of newspapers to communities large and small. This year’s theme is “Way to Know!” - Applauding and underscoring newspapers’ role as the leading provider of news in print, online or in palms via mobile devices. Free materials for newspapers are ready to download now at http://www.nationalnewspaperweek.com/