Conn, Maye nominated for EPA Board

The EPA board of directors has announced the candidates for two open board positions. A committee made up of Mark Winz (Cru Storylines), Eric Thomsen (ONE Magazine), and Sarah Brown (Evangelicals) has nominated Danny Conn for the position of treasurer and Warren L. Maye for one of the two advisor positions. The candidates will be […]

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Lithuanian College Student News Website Joins EPA

Of the 35 new members EPA signed up in 2019, the New Year’s Eve application for the International University Chronicle (IUC) was, perhaps, the most unique. The student-produced newspaper at LCC International University in Lithuania was launched this past fall through the leadership of EPA member Michael Ray Smith who was a visiting distinguished professor […]

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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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EPA 2020 Registration Now Open

Registration is open for EPA 2020, the annual Christian Media Convention hosted by the Evangelical Press Association. The convention will be held April 15 to 17, 2020, at the Cheyenne Mountain Resort in Colorado Springs. Dozens of speakers will be offering 40 breakout sessions, expanded from the usual 30 workshops. Speakers for the breakouts include […]

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2020 Cause of the Year

With the United States facing what is shaping up to be a tumultuous national election, the 2020 Cause of the Year will be Christian Citizenship. Articles and photos/illustrations published in the calendar year 2020 on a related subject may be entered into the contest to be awarded in the spring of 2021. The 2020 Cause […]

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EPA Freelancers Launch Writer’s Blog

For several years now, the freelancers of EPA have been forging relationships and encouraging one another, online and at the convention. Now some of them have launched the Christian Freelance Writers Network—which includes a blog. According to that blog, the CFWN is “a group of Christian writers who want to share their ideas and experiences […]

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CT’s Jake Walsh to Lead Online Course on Print and Digital Publishing

Is it possible to embrace a digital-first mindset and also thrive in print publishing? Magazine Training International’s fall online course, “Print Publishing in a ‘Digital-First’ World,” will explore this question and outline ways to leverage the unique value of print and digital, better serve readers across each platform, and create scalable models for growth. Hands-on, […]

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2019 Compensation Survey

In May 2019, EPA conducted an anonymous survey on salaries and benefits of its members, commissioned by the EPA Board of Directors and conducted by 5by5, an independent research firm based in Nashville. The survey was a followup to a 2016 survey to see what has or has not changed. The survey was promoted through […]

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Infinity Concepts Joins EPA Benefit Partner Program

Affiliate member Infinity Concepts has been a friend and supporter of EPA for many years. Now they are taking that relationship to another level by becoming a benefit partner. EPA members in good standing will have access to their marketing and communication services at a substantial discount. Infinity Concepts is a strategic marketing agency focused […]

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International Christian Magazine Publishers Attend EPA Convention

Different Contexts, Similar Challenges By Carla Foote The annual Evangelical Press Association conference is always open to participants from outside the U.S. and Canada, but the April 2019 convention in Oklahoma City intentionally featured international guests from around the globe. Magazine professionals from India, Mexico, Nigeria, and Turkey received training alongside EPA members, thanks to […]

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