Texas Press Messenger

With the Texas Press Association’s annual convention and trade show moving to summer, events connected with the convention are also changing, including the Texas Better Newspaper Contest, TPA awards and the Texas Newspaper Hall of Fame.

Texas Press Association has entered an agreement with to co-sponsor the subscription fee for employees of member newspapers to access training sessions on publishing tools.

STEPHENVILLE – Texas Center for Community Journalism training programs are back in full swing this fall with a design workshop at Tarleton State University and the launching of a new writing coach program.

Staff additions promotions at Texas newspapers.

TAYLOR - Granite Publications, a collection of 10 non-daily newspapers and a printing operation in South Texas, has been sold to Daniel Philhower, the company’s publisher for the past five years.

After 45 years, Albany News owners seeking buyer
ALBANY – After 45 yeas of ownership and operation, Donnie and Melinda Lucas are putting the Albany News up for sale.
In the Sept. 30 edition, Donnie Lucas announced they were looking for someone to take over the reins of the 140-year-old newspaper. A local buyer was being sought.

Texas Press Messenger

a monthly newspaper featuring the latest news in the Texas newspaper industry and beyond; the official voice of the Texas Press Association since 1926

TPA e-Newsletter

helpful information publishers need to know, the latest TPA membership news and event information, sent directly to your inbox once each month

Texas Newspaper Directory

the annual directory of all paid-circulation newspapers in Texas; identifies key managers, addresses, phone numbers, email addresses, Web addresses and circulation; lists newspapers by county and group ownership; includes Associate Members, Board Members, TPA Staff and a list of all press associations

Winners' Circle

a publication of the annual Texas Better Newspaper Contest results

State Capital Highlights

a weekly aggregation of news about state government; available by subscription for member newspapers to publish

Law and the Media in Texas

online handbook for journalists on newsgathering, public access and ethical and legal issues, written by David McHam; co-sponsored by TPA and the Texas Association of Broadcasters