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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 editor recognized for excellence in journalism

KVIA’s Brenda De Anda-Swann has been named the 2011 recipient of the Hicks-Middagh Award for Excellence in Journalism. The award is named after Virgil Hicks and John Judy Middagh, former UTEP administrators and Department Chairs. De Anda-Swann, news editor at…

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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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Food event raises funds for local schools

Palm Desert, Calif. – The Desert Sampler was held October 11, 2011 at The Gardens On El Paseo. The Desert Sampler is an event sponsored by Gulf California Broadcast Company, where restaurant served their culinary samples to more than 5,000…

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KESQ’s Gaston honored

Palm Desert, Calif. – Family Health and Support Network sponsored the 4th Annual Juneteenth in the Coachella Valley-Pioneer Awards fundraiser at the Desert Willow Golf Resort in Palm Desert, California.  The theme this year was RED; Rebuild, Empower, Renew.  During…

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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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KESQ names new national sales manager

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Palm Desert, Calif. – KESQ is pleased to announce the promotion of John Hefner to the position of National Sales Manager for KESQ, KDFX and KCWQ, effective October 10.  He not only brings experience, having managed a KATZ Rep office…

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KJCT auction raises $30k for local charity

Grand Junction, Colo. – KJCT News 8 recently hosted its Partners Live Television Auction, and annual event. The live TV Auction is more than five hours long and features goods and services donated by the community. Proceeds help the Partners…

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