NYSCMA, Inc.

New York State Circulation Management Association, Inc.


 

News | Members | Annual Conference | Buyer's Guide | Promotion Awards | Training | Membership Application
Constitution & Bylaws | Awards | Future Leaders Award Scholarship | Officers, Directors & Chairpeople | Resources

NYSCMA, Inc. is the organization representing the circulation managers of New York's daily newspapers. Comprised of nearly 150 members, NYSCMA, Inc. is governed by a board of Officers, Directors and Committee Chairpeople.


News

NYNAME, NYSCMA, Inc. to co-host free newspaper mixer in East Syracuse

August 11, 2016

The New York Newspapers Advertising and Marketing Executives (NYNAME) and the New York State Circulation Management Association, Inc. (NYSCMA, Inc.) are pleased to announce a free newspaper mixer taking place Thursday, September 15th in East Syracuse.

The casual, after-hours networking event will be held from 5:30 to 8:00 p.m. at the Regatta Bar & Grill inside the DoubleTree Hotel. It is free to attend for both members and non-members of NYNAME and NYSCMA, Inc., and light refreshments will be served.

The mixer aims to bring together advertising and circulation directors, managers and staff to network and converse about the newspaper industry in a relaxed setting.

The Regatta/DoubleTree Hotel is located at 6301 State Route 298, East Syracuse, New York 13057, just off Exit 35 of Interstate 90.

Those seeking additional information are encouraged to download the mixer’s informational flyer, or contact Don Ferlazzo of NYNPA at 518-449-1667 ext. 700 or dferlazzo@nynpa.com.


NYSCMA, Inc. announces partnership with I-SCMA to co-present 2017 conference in Pittsburgh

August 5, 2016

The New York State Circulation Management Association, Inc. (NYSCMA, Inc.) is pleased to announce it will instead partner with the Inter-State Circulation Management Association (I-SCMA) to co-present their conference in Pittsburgh, PA in September, 2017.

NYNAME and NYNPA, which had collaborated with NYSCMA, Inc. on an annual conference since 2008, will instead partner with the New York Press Association (NYPA) and the Free Community Papers of New York (FCPNY) to co-present the 2017 Spring Convention and Trade Show in Saratoga Springs next April.

Although NYNAME and NYSCMA, Inc. will no longer be collaborating on an annual conference, the two groups will continue working closely on other projects, including regular networking meet-ups and other training sessions across the state. The next meet-up will take place Thursday, September 15th in Syracuse (details will be announced shortly).

NYSCMA, Inc. members are asked to watch their e-mail for future updates and to visit www.iscma.org/conference for more on the I-SCMA conference.

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Members

NYSCMA, Inc.'s membership consists of about 125 regular members and 25 lifetime & honorary members. Click on the links below to download a given membership list:

Interested in becoming a member? Visit the Membership Application section of this website for more information.

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Annual Conference

NYSCMA, Inc. announces partnership with I-SCMA to co-present 2017 conference in Pittsburgh

August 5, 2016

The New York State Circulation Management Association, Inc. (NYSCMA, Inc.) is pleased to announce it will instead partner with the Inter-State Circulation Management Association (I-SCMA) to co-present their conference in Pittsburgh, PA in September, 2017.

NYNAME and NYNPA, which had collaborated with NYSCMA, Inc. on an annual conference since 2008, will instead partner with the New York Press Association (NYPA) and the Free Community Papers of New York (FCPNY) to co-present the 2017 Spring Convention and Trade Show in Saratoga Springs next April.

Although NYNAME and NYSCMA, Inc. will no longer be collaborating on an annual conference, the two groups will continue working closely on other projects, including regular networking meet-ups and other training sessions across the state. The next meet-up will take place Thursday, September 15th in Syracuse (details will be announced shortly).

NYSCMA, Inc. members are asked to watch their e-mail for future updates and to visit www.iscma.org/conference for more on the I-SCMA conference.

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Buyer's Guide

2016 Buyer's Guide

The NYSCMA, Inc. Program and Buyer's Guide is a 50-page, high-quality, full-color valuable reference provided to all members attending the annual conference. Advertising in the guide is a great way to help your marketing budget go as far as possible. Most keep this book within easy reach all year long and it is also available online here. If you have not advertised in prior years you have been missing out on an opportunity to reach the circulation managers of New York State.

Please note that selective and/or preferred placement in the Buyer's Guide will be given on a first come, first serve basis. Color is allowed only on a full-page ad.

Questions about the Buyer's Guide? Contact Michelle Giorgianni at (518) 742-3283 or giorgianni@poststar.com.

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Promotion Awards

2016 Promotion Awards

The New York State Circulation Management Association, Inc. (NYSCMA, Inc.) is now accepting entries for its 2016 Promotion Awards.

The annual competition recognizes newspapers and their circulation staff for their hard work and creativity as they grow circulation, and continually find new ways to market their newspaper.

Newspapers will once again compete within two circulation classes: Under 40,000 and Over 40,000. The deadline to enter is May 13th.

In an effort to make entering the contest easier for its members, NYSCMA, Inc. is now accepting entries exclusively online, eliminating the need for participants to create and ship entries on display boards.

Also new for 2016, the Newspapers in Education category has been eliminated, as NIE material will now be eligible for the Special Projects/Community Involvement category.

For complete contest information including category descriptions and how to enter, please download the official rules. Those with questions about the contest may contact Steve Piersa at spiersa@th-record.com.

2015 Promotion Awards - Archived Information

Winners of the New York State Circulation Management Association, Inc.’s 2015 Promotion Competition were honored during an awards banquet at the Eighth Annual Sales & Marketing Joint Conference held in Canandaigua on June 15, 2015.

Each year, NYSCMA, Inc. recognizes newspapers and their circulation staff for their hard work and creativity as they grow circulation, and continually find new ways to market their newspaper.  These awards celebrate the achievement of those staff members and the success of their programs.  These efforts are recognized by newspaper professionals and members of the community who understand the amount of time and effort it takes to achieve these results.

This year, three judges selected first, second, and third place winners from 23 entries submitted by five New York State newspapers. The judges this year included: Warren C. Dews Jr., Vice President of Audience Development, Sales & Marketing, New England Newspapers, Inc.; Michael J. Smith, Director of Consumer Sales and Retention, 21st Century Media; and Bob DiMatties, Circulation Director, Caledonian-Record, St. Johnsbury, Connecticut.

For a complete list of categories and winning entries, please download the documents below:

For more information on NYSCMA, Inc.'s Promotion Awards, please contact Steve Piersa at (845) 346-3077 or spiersa@th-record.com.

2014 Promotion Awards - Archived Information

Winners of the New York State Circulation Management Association, Inc.’s 2014 Promotion Competition were honored during an awards banquet at the Seventh Annual Sales & Marketing Joint Conference held in Syracuse on June 9, 2014.

Each year, NYSCMA, Inc. recognizes newspapers and their circulation staff for their hard work and creativity as they grow circulation, and continually find new ways to market their newspaper.  These awards celebrate the achievement of those staff members and the success of their programs.  These efforts are recognized by newspaper professionals and members of the community who understand the amount of time and effort it takes to achieve these results.

This year eight judges selected first, second, and third place winners from 46 entries submitted by seven New York State newspapers. Awards were presented in five categories within two circulation classes.

Please utilize the links below to download a press release, the awards banquet slideshow, and the banquet script:

If you have questions about the Promotion Awards, please contact Steve Piersa at (845) 346-3077 or spiersa@th-record.com.

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Training

NYSCMA, Inc. offers training outside of the Annual Conference from time to time. Check back here for information regarding future trainings soon!

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Membership Application

Thank you for your interest in becoming a member of the NYSCMA, Inc.  There are two ways to apply: via mail or via the internet. To apply by mail click the link below to download an application (.pdf) and follow the directions. To apply via the internet click the PayPal link below and you will be taken to our secure PayPal page where you can apply and pay your dues using a major credit card.
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*Please note when applying using PayPal, you will be taken to our secure page on PayPal.com.  From there you can pay using your PayPal account or a major credit card (you do not need a PayPal account to use this method). When filling in your information, please use your work information, not your home information.

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Constitution and Bylaws

Follow the link below to access NYSCMA, Inc.'s Constitution and Bylaws:

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Awards

NYSCMA, Inc. honors its most outstanding members with the following awards when appropriate:

  • The J. Truman Kahler Distinguished Service Award
  • Special Presidential Award
  • Charles J. Latus Outstanding Newcomer Award
  • Past Presidents Award

For a list of past winners, please click here.

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Future Leaders Scholarship Award

NYSCMA, Inc. is proud to announce the annual Future Leaders Scholarship Award. The winning newspaper will receive a full-paid trip to send one person to the annual conference. The winning newspaper is chosen each year at our annual sales conference. Entries are based on a points system for participation in NYSCMA, Inc. events throughout the year.

NYSCMA, Inc.Training Sessions: 1 pt per participating newspaper
Carrier Recognition Program: 1 pt per participating newspaper
Annual Conference Attendance: 1 pt per participating newspaper
Promtional Award Entries: 1 pt per participating newspaper, 3 pts for any paper submitting more than 3 entries   

Past Winners

  • 2016 - The New York Times - TBD
  • 2015 - Gannett Publication Services, Rochester - Nicholas Stivaletta
  • 2014 - Times Herald-Record, Middletown - Kim Alexander
  • 2013 - The Post-Star, Glens Falls – Chrissy Schriver
  • 2012 - Times Union, Albany – Michelle Wright
  • 2011 - The Post Standard, Syracuse - David Luibrand
  • 2010 - Watertown Daily Times - Kendall Hatch
  • 2009 - The Daily Star, Oneonta
  • 2008 - The Post Standard, Syracuse - Jim Homa

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Officers, Directors & Chairpeople

Click the link below for a list of NYSCMA, Inc.'s Officers, Board of Directors and Committee Chairpeople:

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Resources

Utilize the links below to access valuable resources available to all NYSCMA, Inc. members:

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