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From lobbying on behalf of the newspaper industry in the New York State Legislature, to journalism and advertising contests, to training, conferences and educational programs, NYNPA offers its members a wide variety of essential services.

Learn more about the services we offer our members below.



NYNPA President Diane Kennedy is a registered lobbyist who monitors the New York State Legislature on behalf of the newspaper industry. She is tasked with keeping a watchful eye on all legislation that could affect our members and the industry as a whole.

Newspapers in Education

Newspapers in Education (NIE) is a worldwide effort in which school textbooks and teaching materials are supplemented with the use of the local newspaper. The habit of reading a newspaper provides the necessary practice to build reading and writing skills and develop an interest in the welfare of one's community--valuable skills and attitudes to carry students through life. For more information on NYNPA's award-winning NIE program, please click here.

Training & Conferences

NYNPA makes training available to its members by administering the Annual Sales & Marketing Joint Conference of NYNAME and NYSCMA, Inc. For information on the conference, please visit its official website at www.nynewspaperconference.com.


Each year, NYNPA recognizes newspapers and their staff members for their hard work in service to the fine art of newspapering with its annual Awards for Excellence Competition. NYNPA also administers NYNAME's annual Advertising Competition. Learn more about both competitions below.


The New York Newspapers Foundation, a public organization, was established in 1977 by NYNPA to encourage, in the broadest and most liberal manner, the advancement of freedom of speech and of the press, the promotion of education, study and scientific research in all fields relating to the freedom of speech and of the press, and study and research by others in all endeavors relating to the dissemination of information. To learn more about the Foundation and its officers and trustees, or to apply for a grant, please click here.

Job Bank

Members of NYNPA can post job openings for free on NYNPA's Job Bank. Non-members may also post on the Job Bank for a fee. To view the Job Bank or learn more about posting an opening, please click here.

Membership Directory

Each year, NYNPA publishes a digital Membership Directory containing contact information for all member newspapers and allied members. The directory is for membes and $30 for non-members. For more information on ordering a copy of the Membership Directory, please contact us.

Other Services

In addition to our popular Advertising Services, NYNPA offers several valuable services to the general public, including Press Release and Letter to the Editor distribution. For information on these services, please click here.

New York News Publishers Association, Inc.
Phone/Fax (518) 449-1667 - Toll-free: (800) 777-1667

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