EPA Board Approves Bylaw Changes

At the Fall 2021 board meeting, the EPA board of directors unanimously approved several changes to the organization’s bylaws. The changes affect three aspects of the bylaws: Honorary membership — Removed distinction that candidacy for honorary membership was limited to editors. Annual meetings — Made provision for virtual meetings and online voting. Quorum — Reduced […]

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Best in Class Winners Announced for 2021

Four members came away with their second First Place win in the second year of Best in Class. Repeat winners include World Vision, Answers, Common Good and Luke Society News. Congratulations are also in order for first-time First Place winners: Brio, Christian History, Mission Frontiers, Word&Way, The Christian Chronicle, Cru Storylines and Fathom. First-pace winners […]

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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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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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Keynote Speakers Announced for EPA 2021 Lancaster

Trillia Newbell, Walter Kim, and Kay Warren will be the keynote speakers for the 2021 convention returning to Lancaster, PA, in April. Trillia Newbell is the author of several books including A Great Cloud of Witnesses, Sacred Endurance, If God Is For Us, Fear and Faith, and the children’s books, Creative God, Colorful Us and […]

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EPA Board Announces Exceptions for Contest Due to COVID-19

The EPA board recognizes that in 2020, due to COVID-19, a number of publications temporarily converted to digital for one or more issues. As a result, publications that only publish two, three, or four issues a year may not have two consecutive hard copy issues to submit where required in the annual contest. All Awards […]

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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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Ten ‘Its’ for Writing Well

By Stephen R. Clark Gene Fowler said, “Writing is easy; all you do is sit staring at a blank sheet of paper until drops of blood form on your forehead.” Know the feeling? Those of us who do it, love it, but writing is not without pain. Especially when the deadline is only hours away […]

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