Texas Press Messenger

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 Digiversity.tv 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.