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The Arkansas Newspaper Foundation (ANF) is the non-profit educational arm of the Arkansas Press Association that provides services to 29 daily newspapers, eight semi-weekly newspapers and 103 weekly newspapers across the state. The board is made up of six newspaper publishers who represent the diverse regions of Arkansas.

* ANF Spotlight

The Governor's Mansion

 

The Arkansas Newspaper Foundation (ANF) presents...

Educational Resources for the Arkansas Governor's Mansion field trip.

The educational components of this program are supported in part by a grant from the Arkansas Humanities Council and the Department of Arkansas Heritage.

Welcome! You can learn more about the Arkansas Governor's Mansion, Arkansas history, arts, culture and people by accessing the educational resources here. The educational materials are presented by the Arkansas Newspaper Foundation.

Take the virtual tour of the Governor's Mansion.

Read an editorial on the virtual tour, "A visit to the Governor's Mansion is virtually a click away," from The Daily Record in Little Rock.

 


* APA News

2015 News Editorial Contest Rules & Entry Forms

Rules and entry forms for the 2015 Better Newspaper News-Editorial Contest sponsored annually by the Arkansas Press Association (APA) have been sent to all member newspapers. To download extra copies, click here (416 kB). The deadline for submitting entries is March 31, 2015 (5:00 p.m.). The Awards Presentation will take place on July 11 during the APA's SuperConvention at the Wyndham Hotel in North Little Rock.

Cover Photo Contest winners announced

The winners of the 2015 Cover Photo Contest have been announced exclusively in the APA Forums. To see the outstanding photos and who took them, go to the Phography Forum:

APA Forums — Photography

Congratulations to the top vote getters. The competition was stiff this year with nearly 60 photos submitted and 30 receiving votes. The top three winners are featured on the cover of the newly-issue 2015 Arkansas Media Directory.

APA board to hold Spring Retreat

The board of the Arkansas Press Association will hold its Spring Retreat at the Winthrop Rockefeller Institute on Petit Jean Mountain, April 2-3.

* Upcoming Events

2015 Advertising Conference

The Arkansas Press Association's 2015 Advertising Conference, featuring the results of the 2015 Better Newspaper Advertising Contest, will be held March 12-13 at the Winthrop Rockefeller Institute on Petit Jean Mountain. Click below to get more information, a conference schedule and a registration form:

Conference brochure and registration form

APA 'Day at the Races'

The Arkansas Press Association is once again hosting a "Day at the Races" at Oaklawn Park in Hot Springs. The event will take place Friday, March 27 at the Jockey Club. Space is limited, so those wishing to attend are encouraged to call the APA (501.374.1500) and get their names on the list. Click below for the...
2015 Day at the Races flyer/registration fom.

"Special People" Nominations open

In preparation for the 2015 SuperConvention July 8-11 in North Little Rock, the Arkansas Press Association is calling for nominees for "Special Recognition" Awards. Honors include the Golden 50 Service Award, the Arkansas Headliner of the Year Award, the Distinguished Service Award, the Freedom of Information Award and the Journalism Educator of the Year Award. Click below for the...

Nomination form and list of past winners.