Arnette, Andrews to host EPA convention plenary sessions

A pair of dynamic entertainers will share the platform at the EPA 2014 convention in Anaheim. Comedian Nick Arnette and recording artist Meredith Andrews will be the anchors for each of the four plenary meal sessions held during the convention. This unique combination of talent will bring continuity to the main sessions. With a comedian […]

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EPA Offers a New Style of Press Card

A valuable benefit for EPA publication and associate members is an annual press card. For several years we have offered press credentials, printed on card stock, on which members would add their own name. This year we will distribute a hard plastic, credit card style press credential. Staff and publication names will be embossed on […]

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Update: 2013 EPA Student Scholarship Winner

Kelsey Dianne Leavitt of Corban University (Class of 2015) was awarded EPA’s 2013 scholarship of $1,000. Kelsey is gaining experience in print, online, campus and community journalism and would like to work for a Christian publication or nonprofit. Her advisor’s recommendation included this vignette:  Last winter, Oregon’s mid-Willamette Valley was experiencing flooding like most residents […]

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EPA names new executive director

The Evangelical Press Association board of directors is pleased to announce that longtime EPA member and former board member D’Arcy Maher has been chosen to serve the organization as executive director. “After a thorough search process and interviews of several qualified candidates, the EPA board feels fortunate to welcome such an ideal person to lead […]

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EPA Board Submits Changes to Bylaws

The Evangelical Press Association board, under the leadership of President Dean Ridings, has announced that an update to the association bylaws is being presented to the membership for review. It has been many years since the bylaws, first adopted in 1965, have been updated, and references to such things as sending notifications to the membership by telegram are rather outmoded.

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Digital and Print Both Have Their Place

The following director’s report was delivered by EPA Executive Director Doug Trouten during the organization’s annual business meeting, May 11.

The board has asked me to give a sort of “State of the Industry” report. And frankly, our industry is under siege. We keep hearing that people aren’t reading any longer, that newspapers and magazines are dead, that we’re headed to a digital-only future. We’re scrambling to make the transition from print to digital, and worrying that we’ll be left behind.

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EPA’s Complaint Resolution Procedure

When an individual or corporation lodges a complaint against an EPA member, the following steps shall be taken: 1. The executive director shall receive all complaints in writing. Before presenting a complaint to the board, the executive director shall urge all parties to resolve their differences in keeping with the biblical principles expressed in The Peacemaker’s Pledge,which the association has recommended […]

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