Arkansas Press Women

Est. 1949 – An association of professional communicators

Start Planning Your 2020 Travels to Arkansas

Now that summer 2019 is over, it’s time to plan next year’s summer vacation. Here’s a great idea: Plan your travel around the NFPW Conference in Arkansas, June 18-20, 2020. … Continue reading

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APW Selects Officers for 2019-2021

Kristin Netterstrom Higgins of Bryant has been named president of Arkansas Press Women for a second term. APW was established in 1949 to give women a voice in journalism during … Continue reading

October 12, 2019 · Leave a comment

2020 APW Communications Contest Accepting Entries Now

Arkansas communicators can enter a diverse variety of work in the 2020 APW Contest. Work completed between Jan.1 and Dec. 31, 2019, is eligible. Winning first place in the APW … Continue reading

October 9, 2019 · Leave a comment

Data Journalism, Networking & Mentoring Focus of Fall Conference

Join us Saturday, Oct. 12 in Little Rock for Arkansas Press Women’s Mini Fall Conference where we will explore data journalism with a crash course from Rob Wells, an assistant … Continue reading

October 9, 2019 · Leave a comment

Arkansas Press Women Hosting 2020 National Federation of Press Women Conference

Arkansas Press Women is excited to invite communicators from across the country to join us in Arkansas next June 18-20 for the 2020 National Federation of Press Women. The Natural … Continue reading

July 23, 2019

UCA’s Lauren McLemore Receives APW Scholarship

Lauren McLemore, a junior at the University of Central Arkansas, is Arkansas Press Women’s 2019 college scholarship recipient. McLemore, who is from North Little Rock, studies journalism at the university … Continue reading

May 7, 2019 · Leave a comment

APW Honors Communicators at 2019 Awards Luncheon

Springdale, Arkansas (May 4, 2019) – Arkansas Press Women recognized the winners of its professional communications contest during its annual awards luncheon on May 4.  Tammy Keith, senior writer for … Continue reading

May 6, 2019 · Leave a comment

Schexnayder Named to Arkansas Women’s Hall of Fame List

Charlotte Schexnayder, an early member of Arkansas Press Women and past president, was named as an inductee into the Arkansas Women’s Hall of Fame on Monday. Schexnayder, a former newspaper … Continue reading

April 23, 2019 · Leave a comment

2019 Scholarship Application Now Available

Arkansas Press Women is proud to offer a $1,000 scholarship this year to a college student majoring in journalism or a related communications field. The deadline to apply is April … Continue reading

March 17, 2019 · Leave a comment

Terry Hawkins Remembered

Terry Hawkins, publisher of the Dumas Clarion and long-time Arkansas Press Women member, passed away Feb. 24. Hawkins died from complications of liver cancer. He was one of APW’s first … Continue reading

March 8, 2019 · Leave a comment