Nominees Announced for EPA Board Election

When the 2020 convention was canceled a year ago, two nominees for board positions—Danny Conn, for treasurer, and Warren Maye, for adviser—could not be voted in as planned. Instead, they will be voted on this spring. They will be joined on the ballot by 2021 nominees for president-elect and secretary. The 2021 nominating committee made […]

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Bylaw Revisions to be Voted on at Annual Meeting

The EPA board of directors has unanimously approved a change to the organization’s bylaws that will bestow full membership on associate members, giving them voting privileges and eligibility to serve on the board. The change came about as the board recognized a changing industry with publications reducing staff and relying more on freelancers. EPA has […]

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Inaugural Best in Class Winners Announced

World Vision came away with two first-place awards in the first-ever Best in Class contest for EPA. The summer contest put magazines in categories based on circulation rather than type as judged in the annual Awards of Excellence. Entries were split with equal numbers into eight circulation ranges, plus three additional categories based on format: […]

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EPA to Host Virtual Conference on Digital Media with a Co-op of Nine Christian Associations

EPA will be hosting a virtual conference in October, in partnership with the National Religious Broadcasters (NRB), the National Association of Evangelicals (NAE), and six other Christian media associations. Digital Media Con will focus exclusively on digital communications and e-marketing for Christian media professionals. The three-day online event, scheduled for October 27 to 29, 2020, […]

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EPA Launches Pilot Program for Best in Class Contest

EPA is launching a single-entry pilot program for a Best in Class Contest that will have member magazines competing for awards based on print circulation. Compete against your own size! Just one entry. A recurring comment from members with small budgets and limited staff has been they find it difficult to compete with magazines produced […]

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Galli, Mumper Granted Honorary Membership

During the April meeting of the Board of Directors, the board voted to bestow honorary membership to two individuals who have contributed to Christian journalism in extraordinary ways. Mark Galli retired as editor-in-chief of Christianity Today early this year. He had spent 30 years as an editor with Christianity Today International, including Leadership Journal and […]

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New Higher Goals Contest Categories Announced

The EPA Board of Directors has approved three new Higher Goals categories that will be added for 2020 with awards presented in 2021. Infographics — A compilation of imagery, charts and minimal text that presents an engaging visual to communicate an overview of a topic quickly and clearly. Podcast — An audio program presented as […]

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Tech Tools Usher in Creativity, New Options for Christian Publications

Kristy Glaspie, publications manager for World Vision, was in her Brady Bunch-style box communicating with co-workers on Zoom’s online gallery when someone’s pet decided to steal the show. “The puppy looked like it was licking the computer,” she said. “It was kind of funny seeing things like that happen.” In the wake of shelter-in-place orders […]

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