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Friday wrap up June 10, 2016

Highlights from Board meeting

Read the highlights from MDDC’s May board meeting in the members-only section.
 

Welcome new MDDC members!

Baltimore Brew, an online-only investigative news organization, and Morning Star Publications, a group of two community newspapers in Seaford and Laurel DE, were accepted as members.  See the full membership list here.
 

Darel LaPrade is MDDC’s newest board member

Welcome to Darel LaPrade, Senior Vice President at Independent Newsmedia Inc.’s Delmarva weekly publications.  The MDDC Board governs the activities of the association.  Interested in serving on the board, or becoming more active in the association?  Contact Rebecca.
 

Advertising contest deadline

June 29th at 11:59 pm.  That’s the deadline for this year’s Advertising Contest.  Don’t miss this chance to showcase the amazing design and sales work of your organization!  We’ll celebrate the winners of the contest September 8th at our Awards Lunch, and learn from agency buyers and planners at our annual Agency Meet and Greet.

What's coming up?

June 13th, 8:30 am – 5 pm IN PERSON (Frederick, MD)
Regional Training – Building Blocks of Sales
Brent Renken of the Frederick News Post will lead reps through the fundamentals: Public Speaking, Personality Dynamics, Gap Planning, New Business Acquisition, Securing the Agreement, Presentation Practice and more. Register

June 14th, 3-3:30 pm, webinar, $29
Leveraging Your Core Audiences - Prep Sports and Scholastic Events. More info

June 16-17

Sessions are led by seasoned instructors and experienced editors: Lou Emerson of FauquierNow.Com, Anne Adams of The Recorder, Jeff Lester of The Coalfield Progress, Katrice Franklin Hardy of The Virginian-Pilot and Robyn Sidersky of The Virginian-Pilot. - See more at: http://www.vpa.net/workshops/community-journalism-workshop.html#sthash.llkiwBXF.dpuf

, Glen Allen, VA, $115 (MDDC members receive VPA member rates)
Community Journalism Workshop. 

Sessions are led by seasoned instructors and experienced editors: Lou Emerson of FauquierNow.Com, Anne Adams of The Recorder, Jeff Lester of The Coalfield Progress, Katrice Franklin Hardy of The Virginian-Pilot and Robyn Sidersky of The Virginian-Pilot. - See more at: http://www.vpa.net/workshops/community-journalism-workshop.html#sthash.llkiwBXF.dpuf

Virginia Press Association hosts a two day discussion on Community Journalism.  More information

June 23, 10:30 by webinar, FREE
Online Advertising with BENN.  Need online revenue? BENN can help with a unique revenue-share program, developed by media for media. Register.

June 23, 3-3:30 pm, webinar, $29
Local Media Transformation - 3 Winning Strategies.  Native, events and digital agencies are key to transforming your business.  More info

June 24, 10:30 by webinar
Editorial Roundtable:  Using Periscope and other video tools on social media
Led by Bryan Sears of The Daily Record.  Register.

June 29, 11:59 p.m.
Advertising Contest Deadline
Don't miss this opportunity to show your best work!  Contest packet, rules and info here.

July 6, 5 p.m.
Deadline for Paul Miller Fellowship, introducing journalists to covering Washington D.C..  Apply

Visit our online calendar for all the industry events in the region. To add events to our calendar email Tara Sullivan.

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