FEBRUARY 6, 2024

PNA MEMBER NEWS

Trib Total Media reporter shares her story of love, loss and family during the pandemic


For four years, Trib Total Media reporter JoAnne Klimovich Harrop visited her mother daily at a Pittsburgh nursing home, but in March 2020, amidst the COVID-19 pandemic, she was informed that the facility would close for two weeks, and if she chose to stay with her mother, she couldn't leave.


Evelyn Klimovich, 93, left, sits on the terrace with her daughter, JoAnne Klimovich Harrop, 57, at Charles Morris Nursing and Rehabilitation Center in Squirrel Hill, in May 2020.

PHOTO CREDIT: Carol Danhires

Mike Joyce, PNA board member, named community engagement director at Schuylkill United Way

The Shenandoah Sentinel


In his new role, the ex-newspaper publisher will spearhead community and business development initiatives that strengthen and further develop the mission of the United Way.

The importance of student media in college

The Slate


"It is incredibly alarming if our student government continues to cut funding for student media to the point where we could soon have to drastically change how we operate."

What is happening at your news media organization?

Please share the details at communications@pa-news.org for a feature in an upcoming edition of Headlines & Deadlines.

UPCOMING PNA EVENTS

Are you looking to share new opportunities and successes with fellow female executives?


Join us Monday, Feb. 12 for the monthly virtual PNA Women in Leadership Roundtable.


Network, connect and discuss issues that are common or unique to female executives.

Feb. 16: PNA Roundtable for Publishers, Presidents and General Managers - virtual


Feb. 21: Revenue Webinar: How to Get Customers to Sell Themselves - virtual


March 15: Roundtable for Weekly and Small Community Publications - virtual

Explore all upcoming events and training.

IN THE SPOTLIGHT

Bill Lynett, chairman, PNA Foundation Board of Trustees

William R. Lynett was publisher emeritus of the Times-Tribune (Scranton) from 2012 to 2023 and served as publisher from 1966 to 2012. He also held the position of CEO of Shamrock Communications from 1972 to 2009 and president of The Daily Review, Towanda, from 1977 to 1984.


Bill and his wife, the former Mary Jean Foley, have visited six countries on the African continent and have taken nine safaris. In the photo, they ride the observation car of Rovos Rail on a four-day trip between Pretoria, South Africa, and Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe.

View Bill's full bio here.

PNA MEMBER RESOURCES

Don't miss out on funding to enhance your ongoing projects and develop new initiatives!

Deadline to apply: March 31


The PNA Foundation Fellows Fund for the Future provides quarterly journalism grants. Past examples of funding include podcasts, internships and student fellowships, special freelance coverage, database training, diversity efforts, climate change reporting, technology enhancements and new audience-growth products.

SURVEY OF THE WEEK

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PNA JOB BANK

Cash processing clerk – Trib Total Media (Tarentum)


Sports editor - Butler Eagle


News reporter - Altoona Mirror


Social media content producer - Butler Eagle


Audience development editor - Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

MANSI MEDIA INSIGHT

Digital marketing strategies for the travel industry


Because digital marketing is an essential tool in a successful media plan, knowing how to incorporate the right strategies can help achieve dynamic results and maximize your budget.


Read more from Morgan Edge-Fosmire, digital media manager at MANSI Media.

INDUSTRY NEWS

A student newspaper in Iowa just bought two local weeklies

Nieman Lab


Lori Falce: What is opinion journalism?

Trib Live

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“One of the differences between some successful and unsuccessful people is that one group is full of doers, while the other is full of wishers.”

— EDMOND MBIAKA



Thank you for reading,


Bill Cotter

President & CEO

Pennsylvania NewsMedia Association

Pennsylvania NewsMedia Association Foundation

MANSI Media

JOB BANK

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