Arkansas Press Women

An association of professional communicators

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

Apply for an APW Scholarship by the April 1 Deadline

Supporting Our Future APW awards a $1,000 scholarship each spring to an undergraduate student – male or female –  who is planning a career in mass communications or journalism at … Continue reading

March 12, 2015 · Leave a comment

New Deadline for High School Journalism Contest

Arkansas Press Women has moved its deadline for the high school journalism contest from Tuesday, March 3 to Monday, March 9 because of the winter weather and recent school closings. … Continue reading

March 3, 2015 · Leave a comment

High school contest forms now available

Attention high school journalism teachers and students – contest deadlines are right around the corner. The postmark deadline for the 2015 high school contest is March 3, 2015 and contest … Continue reading

February 3, 2015 · Leave a comment

Contest countdown is underway

The countdown to the 2015 Communications Contest’s first deadlines are underway! For details see the contest page on this blog.

January 11, 2015 · Leave a comment

Je Suis Charlie

In an effort to show U.S. solidarity for those journalists killed in the deadly terrorist attack on Charlie Hebdo in Paris, media organizations, including NFPW, have joined together, deploring this … Continue reading

January 11, 2015 · Leave a comment

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