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NPG Bringing FOX TV Station to St. Joseph

ST. JOSEPH, Mo. – News-Press & Gazette Co. today announced it is sharply increasing its stake in local television, including launching a new FOX TV station in St. Joseph as the centerpiece of several significant steps to extend the company’s…

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NPG reacquiring weather, news cable channel

News-Press & Gazette Co. announced it is reacquiring ownership of News-Press 3 NOW, the weather and news cable channel the company started and operated before the sale of NPG’s cable television assets in April 2011. Brian Bradley, president of NPG…

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News-Press wins 7 APME awards

The Missouri Associated Press Media Editors announced the winners of their 2012 newspaper contest on February 9, in Jefferson City, Mo. The St. Joseph News-Press won seven awards, including a first-place award for Sam Robinson and Andrew DeWitt for their…

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News-Press reporter to make presentation on local books

Marshall White, a reporter for the St. Joseph News-Press, will discuss books about St. Joseph at the Joyce Raye Patterson Senior Center (Local History Stage) in St. Joseph, Mo., 100 S. 10th St., on Wednesday, Feb. 8 at 1:30 p.m….

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News-Press Ad Director quoted in Editor & Publisher magazine

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A recent article in Editor & Publisher magazine about the importance of customer service featured input from St. Joseph News-Press Advertising Director Tim Weddle. Entitled, “Why Publishers Can’t Afford To Forget Customer Service,” the story highlighted the need for newspapers…

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DSJ writer wins High Plains Media Award

The American Cancer Society recognized Daily Star-Journal staff writer Teresa Shane as a winner of the 2011 High Plains Media Award . Shane received the award for feature writing among small market dailies for her story, “Family, friends rally to…

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News-Press fares well in Mo. Press awards

BRANSON, Mo – The St. Joseph News-Press captured 13 awards in this year’s Better Newspaper Contest sponsored by the Missouri Press Foundation.  The News-Press competed against the state’s largest newspapers, placing third in General Excellence behind The Kansas City Star…

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NPG Appoints Director of Digital Media

ST. JOSEPH, Mo. – NPG Co. has announced the promotion of Tony Courtwright, effective immediately, to the new position of Director of Digital Media. Courtwright most recently had served as Director of Interactive Sales – NPG Broadcast. In his new…

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Women’s Expo “Just her style”

St. Joseph, Mo. – The St. Joseph News-Press and its monthly women’s magazine, Josephine, held the Josephine Expo for women on Saturday, October 1, at the Civic Arena in St. Joseph.  The seventh year for the event, the theme was,…

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Sun sets on The Sun after more than 50 years

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NPG Newspapers, Inc., announced Tuesday that the company is suspending publication of The Johnson County Sun after this week’s edition. “While this decision was difficult, we concluded we had no other choice at this time in the light of the…

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