New England Newspaper & Press Association

The New England Newspaper & Press Association (NENPA) is the professional trade organization for newspapers in the six New England states: Massachusetts, Connecticut, New Hampshire, Vermont, Maine and Rhode Island.

NENPA is proud to represent and serve more than 450 daily, weekly and specialty newspapers throughout the six-state region.

NENPA is the principal advocate for newspapers in New England, helping them to successfully fulfill their mission to engage and inform the public while navigating and ultimately thriving in today’s evolving media landscape.

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The ‘blue shirt’ won. Is that the best we can do?

Local names and faces are the lifeblood of community newspaper content. There’s no better way to spotlight your readers than through photos. After all, “a picture is worth a thousand words” – right? I rephrase....

E&P Publisher of the Year Nominations Close Sept. 24

Each year, E&P looks to honor a news publisher who has risen above the rest and accomplished what seems like the impossible, outmaneuvering the competition and outthinking the future while maintaining profitability. We then recognize...

11th Annual New England First Amendment Institute Applications Open Until Sept. 25

NEFAI 2021 application deadline extended to Sept. 25, apply now for one of 25 fellowships. The New England First Amendment Coalition will host its 11th annual New England First Amendment Institute as a multi-day online program this...

Judy Meyer will be inducted into Maine Press Association Hall of Fame on Oct....

Join us in congratulating NENPA board member Judy Meyer on her upcoming induction into the Maine Press Association Hall of Fame. A well-deserved honor! Meyer began working for the Sun Journal as a freelancer out of...

2021 New England Newspaper Convention Sponsors


Retention Tune-Up: Learn how Newsday and Spokesman-Review keep more subscribers
Sep 28 @ 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm

Strategies for engaging and retaining subscribers start with understanding those subscribers’ interests and behaviors. Register today for a free 1-hour conversation at 3 p.m. ET on Sept. 28 with Erik Zenhausern, Director of Acquisition and Retention at Newsday, and Pat Leader, the Director of Audience and Consumer Revenue at the Spokesman-Review, facilitated by Gwen Vargo, API’s Director of Reader Revenue. These two industry leaders will share ways they have revamped their retention strategies to reduce the churn of digital subscribers.

Registration is free and open to anyone whose job entails attracting and retaining subscribers to a news publication.