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Newsroom Seminar

Register now for the best rates at the Dec. 6 event! CLICK HERE for more information.

2014 Advertising Award winners

The HSPA Foundation congratulates all of the winners in the 2014 Advertising Contest!

Congratulations, winners!

Congratulations, winners!

Click here to download a Word document of the winners.

Click here to download a pdf with all of the winning ads.

Attendee survey offers ideas for next conference

Karen T. Braeckel
HSPA Foundation

We all lived to tell about it.

Survival through our first combined conference ranked at the top of our staff’s list – and we made it.

Members told us they like the new format of the HSPA & Foundation Annual Conference that began with the Foundation’s Golf Outing, followed by the Governor’s Reception and dinner, then a day of sessions that saw three previously separate conferences rolled into one.

The two-day event culminated with the Indiana Newspaper Advertising Executives Association/HSPA Foundation Awards Gala where we celebrated the best in advertising.

According to a survey of conference attendees, 93 percent of respondents rated the conference as excellent (22.7) or very good (70.7). And 71 percent said the length is about right with 19 percent checking slightly or somewhat too long. Read more »

Use the News in the classroom: Oct. 14-17

megaphone-dude-cutoutThe HSPA Foundation offers weekly lesson plans for teachers who use the newspaper in the classroom.

The lesson ideas include Common Core Standards for reading informational text, plus standards for science, math and writing.

Click here to access this week's lessons and a downloadable activity sheet.

HSPA & Foundation Annual Conference

Newspaper publishers, executives, editors and advertising and circulation staffs gathered for the HSPA & Foundation Annual Conference Sept. 25-26 at the JW Marriott in downtown Indianapolis.