The Art of Omission: Chipping away what doesn’t belong

By Andy Butcher I have always found the Journalism 101 guide—who, what, why, where, when, and how—to be of limited help. It’s a bit like telling an Olympic track hopeful that all they need to do to win a gold medal is run faster than everyone else. Yes, but… Which whats? What whens? Whose wheres? […]

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Why Do You Ask? Some Thoughts on The Tough Interviews

By Michael Longinow There are two questions every interviewed source wants to know about a journalist’s questions: “Why do you want to know?” and “How are you going to use what I tell you?” The second is closely related to one more: “Can I trust you to do what you say you’re going to do?” […]

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MTI to host French-language magazine training conference in West Africa

In mid September, some 70 current and prospective Christian magazine publishers from six French-speaking African countries will descend on La Sabliere, a conference center near Abidjan, Ivory Coast. For seven days they will listen to six experienced trainers speak on the basics of magazine publishing, from concept to finished product. They will learn the keys […]

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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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EPA Board Names Two New Honorary Members

At the Spring 2019 board meeting, the EPA Board of Directors bestowed lifetime honorary membership to two longstanding EPA members in recognition of their decades of service to evangelical publishing and their commitment to EPA. John Lindner, of Charlottesville, VA, has been involved in EPA since attending his first convention in the early ’80s. In […]

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2019 Awards of Excellence

Presented during EPA’s 2019 convention, the 2019 Awards of Excellence honor the best work done in EPA publications during the 2018 calendar year. Click here to view or download Liaison 2019 Awards Edition. Campus (Digital) Award of Excellence: The Liberty Champion | Liberty University — Logan Smith, Chad Wylie, Lillian Abbatacola, Jenna Crenshaw, Emily Baker, Faith […]

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2019 Higher Goals Awards

Presented during EPA’s 2019 convention, the 2019 Higher Goals awards honor the best work done in specific categories during the 2018 calendar year. Click here to view or download Liaison 2019 Awards Edition. Article Series First Place: The Christian Post, School Shootings — Leonardo Blair, Brandon Showalter. Second Place: Christianity Today Online, Bill Hybels News Coverage […]

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Christianity Today Appoints Timothy Dalrymple as New President/CEO

The Christianity Today Board of Directors has unanimously elected Dr. Timothy Dalrymple as its next president and CEO. He will begin his new role May 1, 2019. “Tim comes to CT at a strategic time,” said board chair Eugene Habecker, “He has a remarkable opportunity to build on the foundation put in place by retiring […]

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EPA to Participate in RCCongress 2020

The Evangelical Press Association board of directors has agreed to add EPA’s name as a cooperating organization for the 2020 Religion Communication Congress. Since 1970, the Religion Communication Congress has been a once-a-decade gathering of professional religion communicators from a wide range of faith traditions. The Congress was established “to provide a forum to expand […]

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