Arkansas Press Women

An association of professional communicators

Now Open: 2018 Annual Communications Contest

Arkansas Press Women’s annual communications contest is open for business. NFPW has updated the contest site for 2018, posting the categories and rules, along with instructions for preparing and uploading … Continue reading

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Freelancing, Drones and More at APW’s Fall Conference on Nov. 11 at UCA

Join us 9:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m., Nov. 11, 2017, for APW’s Mini Fall Conference in the Mirror Room in McAlister Hall at the University of Central Arkansas in Conway. Registration Information … Continue reading

October 1, 2017 · Leave a comment

Plotkin Honored in Birmingham

From a farm on Copperhead Hill, teenager Helen Sheffield penned hundreds of poems. Her favorite books grabbed her and wouldn’t let her go until she finished the last page. Helen … Continue reading

September 9, 2017 · Leave a comment

Arkansas Students Win 11 NFPW High School Journalism Contest Awards

Arkansas high school students were well represented in the winners of the 2017 National Federation of Press Women High School Communications Contest. Our first place winners at the state level … Continue reading

August 30, 2017 · Leave a comment

Founding APW Member Named to Arkansas Women’s Hall of Fame

Dorothy Stuck received a letter in the mail addressed to Mrs. Howard C. Stuck, the owner and editor of three Poinsett County newspapers. The letter invited her to join Arkansas … Continue reading

August 16, 2017 · Leave a comment

Bill Shrum Starts Journalism Scholarship

Bill Shrum gives back to his community in many ways, from working at the local newspaper to serving on the city council. Now the Arkansas Press Women member gives back … Continue reading

August 15, 2017 · Leave a comment

2017 Communications Contest Open

Greetings, professional communicators! The 2017 Arkansas Communications Contest is now open for entries! You will find complete information for entering the all-electronic 2017 competition on the Communications Contest pages on … Continue reading

January 12, 2017 · Leave a comment

Membership Renewal Time

The 2017 contest deadline is around the corner but there’s a step along the way that you can’t skip. January means renewal time for APW members. Renew online at

January 4, 2017 · Leave a comment

Women in Media Summit is Oct. 29

Arkansas Press Women has joined forces with the Society of Professional Journalists student chapter and the Lemke Department of Journalism at the University of Arkansas to host a Women in … Continue reading

October 12, 2016 · Leave a comment

2016 High School Contest Winners

Fifteen talented Arkansas high school students won awards in the 2016 National Federation of Press Women High School Communications Contest. There were six winners from Bryant High School; four from … Continue reading

July 26, 2016 · Leave a comment