Arkansas Press Women

Est. 1949 – An association of professional communicators

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, a founding 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

Fall Conference Focuses on Job Interviewing Skills

Join us Saturday, Oct. 20 in Little Rock for a refresher on the job interviewing process. Whether you are in the same job or looking for a new one, everyone … Continue reading

October 16, 2018 · Leave a comment

Communications Contest Opens Oct. 1

Pour a cup of coffee and pull your computer close. Get those headlines and urls ready. Arkansas Press Women’s annual contest opens Oct. 1. Entries must have been published, posted … Continue reading

September 25, 2018 · Leave a comment

Sharpen Your Job Interviewing Skills at Oct. 20 Fall Conference

Fall is in the air – that means it’s time for APW’s fall conference in Little Rock. Register now at When: Saturday, Oct. 20, 2018 Time: 10 a.m. to 2 … Continue reading

September 25, 2018 · Leave a comment

APW Awards 2018 Scholarship to UA Hill Magazine Editor

Arkansas Press Women is proud to announce its 2018 scholarship recipient, Andrea Johnson from the University of Arkansas. Johnson, a senior from Fort Smith, worked as the projects news editor … Continue reading

June 16, 2018 · Leave a comment