Arkansas Press Women

Est. 1949 – An association of professional communicators

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

APW Celebrates – 2018 Awards Luncheon

Arkansas Press Women will host its annual awards luncheon on Saturday, June 30 at The Saline Courier in Benton. The newspaper, one of the oldest businesses in Saline County, is … Continue reading

May 26, 2018 · Leave a comment

APW Recognizes High School Excellence

Arkansas Press Women handed out 84 awards to Arkansas High School students during the recent Arkansas Scholastic Press Association Convention in Fort Smith. In all, 84 awards were presented, recognizing … Continue reading

May 1, 2018 · Leave a comment

Now Accepting Scholarship Applications

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 March … Continue reading

February 22, 2018 · Leave a comment

Roll Call – APW Highlights Journalists in Newsletter

One of APW’s strengths has always been our sweeping reach — our members living and working across Arkansas. Back in 1949, it was not nearly as easy to keep up … Continue reading

February 1, 2018 · Leave a comment

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

October 17, 2017 · Leave a comment