Ohio News Media Association

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Athens Messenger/Vinton County Courier editor Tyler Buchanan named to E&P’s 25 Under 35 2018

Tyler Buchanan is a true wunderkind of the newspaper industry. At 23, he became the editor of the Vinton County Courier; three years later, he was named editor of the Athens Messenger. Under his watch, the publications have won multiple press awards—including five Associated Press awards of his own.


Register now for May 2 sales training you won’t want to miss

Lewis VanLandingham of Sharper Edge Advantage, who is part of the nationally recognized network of Sandler Training Centers, will lead a half-day session for us in Dublin on May 2 on “Building A High-Performance Sales Team.”


Free webinar for Ohio journalists: Follow the political money

Ohio investigative journalist James Pilcher will lead a free webinar for ONMA members on how to follow the millions of dollars spent in Ohio to elect politicians and advocate for causes.


Here is the Foundation’s latest training schedule – programs for all departments

A key benefit of ONMA membership is to participate in free or low-cost training, including many programs that you won’t get anywhere else because we put a specific focus on Ohio issues and concerns.


ONMA members get special rate for columns by bestselling authors

The ONMA is excited to partner with “The Writer’s Notebook” to offer columns by popular authors such as Dave Barry, Ann Patchett, Joyce Carol Oates, Dean Koontz and Scott Turow for less than $15 per column to our members.


Josh Trust named River Valley Media Group publisher

Trust, a Pittsburgh native and 20-year veteran of the newspaper industry, has been named publisher of RVMG. He will manage operations for the La Crosse Tribune, Winona Daily News, Chippewa Herald and six weekly publications.


GateHouse Media to buy Akron Beacon Journal/Ohio.com

GateHouse Media will buy the Beacon Journal, including website Ohio.com, from owner Black Press Ltd. in a deal expected to close no later than June 30.


US publishers worry about pricier newsprint with new tariffs

Newspaper publishers across the U.S. already strapped by years of declining revenue say they’re dealing with an existential threat: Recently imposed tariffs on Canadian newsprint driving up their business costs.


Your Voice Ohio's take on collaborative journalism starts with community events

Your Voice Ohio is an initiative launched in 2017 by the Jefferson Center in the US, a non-profit organisation that works to involve the public in civil life and democracy by better informing them to make decisions.


Tampa alternative weekly Creative Loafing sold to Cleveland publisher Euclid Media Group

Creative Loafing Tampa, the edgy alternative weekly that’s covered Tampa Bay area arts, entertainment, politics and local news since 1988, has been sold yet again.

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