AgEBB-MU CAFNR Extension

David Burton
Civic Communications Specialist
2400 S. Scenic Ave.
Springfield, MO 65807
417-881-8909
417-881-8058
burtond@missouri.edu

January 12, 2018


Ozark Press Association Training in Springfield on
Feb. 23; Register by Jan. 26 to get Free Shirt


SPRINGFIELD, Mo. — University of Missouri Extension and the Missouri Press Association will host the Ozarks Press Association Conference 9 a.m. - 3 p.m., Feb. 23 at the Springfield Botanical Center, 2400 S. Scenic Ave., Springfield.

Missouri Press Association Hotline Attorney Jean Maneke will be the featured speaker.

Missouri Press Service Advertising Director Ted Lawrence will present a session on selling your core product.

Other panelists and presenters include Missouri's 2018 National Newspaper Association state chair Jacob Brower, publisher at the Cassville Democrat and Monett Times; Ozark County Times' owner/publisher Norene Prososki; Christian County Headliner-News general manager Tricia Chapman; and Carthage Press publisher Jamey Honeycutt.

A new feature at the convention will be the "Bright Ideas Session" which will wrap up the one-day convention. Those attending will have the opportunity to share additional revenue-generating ideas in a roundtable format.

Register by Jan. 26 and receive a free t-shirt. The first registration from a newspaper is $50 which each additional staff member costing only $25. This includes refreshments and a lunch catered by Maggie Maes.

For more information on the program, contact the Missouri Press Association. Registration information can be found online at http://www.mopress.com or on the Greene County MU Extension website at http://extension.missouri.edu/greene.


Source: David Burton, (417) 881-8909

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