EPA Offers an Upgraded Press Card

A valuable benefit for EPA publication and associate members is an annual press card. Members are eligible to receive a hard plastic, credit card style press credential. Staff and publication names are imprinted on the card. Press cards are for the primary writers and editors, as well as photographers — those who would be asked to show proof of credentials […]

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EPA names new executive director

The Evangelical Press Association board of directors is pleased to announce that longtime EPA member and former board member D’Arcy Maher has been chosen to serve the organization as executive director. “After a thorough search process and interviews of several qualified candidates, the EPA board feels fortunate to welcome such an ideal person to lead […]

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EPA Board Submits Changes to Bylaws

The Evangelical Press Association board, under the leadership of President Dean Ridings, has announced that an update to the association bylaws is being presented to the membership for review. It has been many years since the bylaws, first adopted in 1965, have been updated, and references to such things as sending notifications to the membership by telegram are rather outmoded.

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Digital and Print Both Have Their Place

The following director’s report was delivered by EPA Executive Director Doug Trouten during the organization’s annual business meeting, May 11.

The board has asked me to give a sort of “State of the Industry” report. And frankly, our industry is under siege. We keep hearing that people aren’t reading any longer, that newspapers and magazines are dead, that we’re headed to a digital-only future. We’re scrambling to make the transition from print to digital, and worrying that we’ll be left behind.

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FAQ: Uncovering the Mysteries of EPA

If you’ve been a part of the Evangelical Press Association for a while, you may already have a pretty good idea how things work. Still, people often wonder about how or why different things are done in the organization. Here’s a quick list of answers to some of the questions we hear most frequently.

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Q&A with Norm Rohrer

Best known for his "I Fire Writers" ads, Norm Rohrer is a past executive secretary of EPA, and is the founder of the Christian Writer’s Institute. In this interview, he recalls the early days of EPA.

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An EPA Founder Remembers

This is a transcript of an interview conducted by telephone March 6, 1997. Robert Walker, then 84, spoke from his home in Florida. He is a founding member of the Evangelical Press Association and editor emeritus of the magazine Charisma and Christian Life.

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Q&A with Jerry Jenkins

Jerry Jenkins is the author of more than 100 books, including the best-selling Left Behind series. He is also a former EPA president (1980-81). For the interview below, EPA members submitted questions by e-mail, and Jenkins responded by e-mail. Although the interview is intended primarily for the enjoyment of EPA members, all quotes are "on the record" and available for use in EPA publications.

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