2016 Contest is Open for Entries

We’re looking for your best work! EPA hosts two annual contests: the Awards of Excellence contest (for your publication as a whole) and the Higher Goals contest (for the individual pieces you and your team produced – writing, photography, design, etc.). Entries can now be made through our online contest portal with the deadline for entries set for […]

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EPA member, journalism professor recognized with national award

The nation’s largest journalism adviser’s group has recognized a Palm Beach Atlantic University professor and EPA member with a significant award. College Media Advisers presented Professor Michael Ray Smith the CMA Noel Ross Strader Award for his work in the field since 1988. Smith spoke at the 2014 EPA convention in Anaheim, has served as […]

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Ministry Partnerships Expand with Addition of Magazine Training International

Magazine Training International provides resources and training for Christian magazines. They have an extensive online training program including e-books, webinars, web-based video training, and online trainer-led courses. Other training materials on their resource-rich website include manuals and DVD courses. MTI has developed a rich library of training resources that can be a valuable asset to EPA […]

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Merrill, Sanders, White Granted Honorary Membership

The EPA Board of Directors has granted honorary membership to three longstanding members who have provided distinguished service to EPA and to the industry. The action came during the Fall 2015 board meeting. The new inductees are Dean Merrill, Mavis Sanders and Terry White. Honorary membership, also known as Member Emeritus, is accorded to select […]

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Palms, White, Trouten Named to Inaugural Legacy Council

The EPA Board of Directors has named the first members of the new Legacy Council established last April at the annual business meeting. Past Presidents Roger Palms, Terry White and Doug Trouten will comprise the council, which will act in an advisory and mentoring role to the board and staff. Palms, former editor of Decision […]

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EPA-ACCM Partnership

The Advisers of Christian Collegiate Media (ACCM) partners with EPA to connect its members with the professionals who are making decisions about Christian media. ACCM is composed of faculty members at Christian colleges and universities who advise the student campus publications, whether in print or online. The partnership features a unique dual membership strategy — when an […]

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The Right(s) Stuff: Working with Freelancers/Independent Contractors

Almost all publishing organizations work with outside contributors to produce content. Freelance writers, photographers and others comprise an important part of the publishing ecosystem, especially as some organizations retain fewer employees. Working with independent contractors can add a variety of material and perspective to publications but it also raises a number of rights issues. As […]

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New member benefit — Credit Union cash bonus

$100 for you. $50 for EPA. The Christian Community Credit Union has partnered with EPA to provide our members access to all the benefits a credit union has to offer. CCCU offers personal financial services for Christians, to help them manage their money in a God-honoring way. When you open a FREE personal checking account with Christian […]

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Long-time EPA member Eldyn Karr passes away

Eldyn Karr, editor of Voice of Prophecy News, has died at the age of 68. According to Adventist Review Online, Karr died Saturday, July 18, 2015, in Newbury Park, Calif. The cause of death was not disclosed. Karr was a long-standing member of EPA and a perennial attendee at EPA conventions until his retirement at […]

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2015-2016 EPA Member Handbook & Directory Released

The 2015-2016 EPA Member Handbook & Directory is now available. Copies of the annual member directory were mailed in July to each staff person of record with active member publications along with copies to Associate and Business Affiliate members. The digest-sized, 100-page directory includes a number of features such as a member benefits chart along with brief descriptions of the benefits […]

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