2021 Annual Directory Now Available

The 2021 Member Handbook and Directory was mailed to all members in early July. The 112-page book contains everything one needs to know about EPA including its history, the statement of faith, code of ethics the latest version of the bylaws, and a full listing of every EPA member. View the directory here (login required) […]

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Summer 2021 Webinar Series Announced

EPA will host a series of weekly webinars on Tuesdays during the summer of 2021. The live one-hour presentations will be hosted on Zoom each week at 2:00 p.m. ET. Registration is free. Dates: Tuesdays, June 29 through August 10 Time: 2:00 – 3:00 p.m. ET Registration: Free Following the broadcasts, each webinar will be […]

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Regent University Student Awarded the Jerry Jenkins Journalism Scholarship

The Evangelical Press Association believes that Christian students should be prepared to be outstanding journalists and communications professionals, equipped with a biblically-based philosophy of journalism and the skills, knowledge and experience they will need to effectively communicate a Christ-centered worldview to their audience. To that end, EPA sponsors an annual scholarship contest to find outstanding […]

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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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