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Talk covers status of Colorado newspapers

By | 2017-05-25T11:35:28+00:00 May 24th, 2017|Categories: Club News, Events|

Corey Hutchins came to Colorado Press Women’s May 20 meeting to talk about matters newspapers don’t usually report on. For example: owners who are cutting staff costs and milking the cash out of Colorado newspapers. Moving newsrooms out of the communities they report on. The threat that Facebook now constitutes for the small community papers that [...]

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Reporter-turned-PIO still promotes open records

By | 2017-05-25T11:35:29+00:00 March 15th, 2017|Categories: Advocacy, Club News, Events|

Lynn Bartels speaks to CPW. Lynn Bartels fears a legislative attempt to bring Colorado’s Open Records Act into the 21st century has been set up to fail, and that that might lead proponents of change to try their luck at the ballot. Bartels, a former reporter who is the spokeswoman for the Colorado Secretary [...]

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Journalists must reclaim, reinforce media’s role

By | 2017-05-25T11:35:29+00:00 February 16th, 2017|Categories: Club News, Events|

The topic “Restoring Trust in the Media” elicited a lively panel discussion by three university journalism professors, a newspaper editor and a high school journalism teacher, along with members of Colorado Press Women and guests at the University of Denver Feb. 4.  [Click here to see the entire two-hour discussion on YouTube.] The panel included Elizabeth [...]

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Meeting the woman who broke The Denver Post’s glass ceiling

By | 2017-05-25T11:35:29+00:00 September 26th, 2016|Categories: Club News, Events|

The first woman editor of The Denver Post in nearly its 124-year history, Lee Ann Colacioppo, told Colorado Press Women members and guests meeting at the Denver Press Club Sept. 22 that she first got interested in journalism in junior high because she wanted to know everything first. Lee Ann Colacioppo (right), Denver Post Editor, [...]

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CPW Birthday Party, Stonebrook Manor, Thornton

By | 2017-05-25T11:35:29+00:00 July 26th, 2016|Categories: Events|

On the exact date of its first meeting, CPW celebrated its 75th anniversary at the beautiful Stonebrook Manor and Gardens in Thornton. The program featured Prof. Lee Anne Peck's presentation on CPW's early history, gleaned from her research on the book she's writing about CPW. Bob Sweeney, publisher of  The Villager Newspaper, discussed “ColoradoNewspapers: A History & [...]

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“Celebrating Colorado Women in Journalism” — Women’s Hall of Fame honored pioneering women journalists and CPW’s 75th Anniversary

By | 2016-09-08T12:59:46+00:00 June 26th, 2016|Categories: Events|

"Celebrating Colorado Women Journalists," a special event honoring pioneering women journalists in Colorado and CPW's 75th anniversary, planned by the Colorado Women's Hall of Fame. The event featured a panel discussion, "Breaking Barriers in Broadcast Journalism," with guest panelists: Reynelda Muse, veteran anchor and reporter for KCNC and CNN Cynthia Hessin, executive producer of Rocky Mountain [...]

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CU Dean Lori Bergen talks of journalism’s future, encouraging women leaders

By | 2017-05-25T11:35:29+00:00 May 21st, 2016|Categories: Events|

Ever since the University of Colorado-Boulder announced a radical remodeling of its journalism-mass comm school, we've been eager to learn about the new plan. When the first dean of the new college turned out to be a woman who was on the national advisory board of the Poynter Institute, a member of the Arthur W. Page [...]

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Discussion on Gender Equity

By | 2017-05-25T11:35:29+00:00 January 30th, 2016|Categories: Events|

Colorado Press Women started the new year with a program on"Exploring gender equity for professional women in journalism and mass communications in Colorado." We used this gathering to launch a conversation about how far women have come in our members' professions, how far we have to go, and how we can "lean in" to level the [...]

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2006 Annual Conference of National Federation of Press Women

By | 2017-05-25T11:35:34+00:00 September 7th, 2006|Categories: Events|

Colorado Press Women was proud to host the successful national conference Sept. 7-9 at the Adam's Mark in Denver. Included below are links to summaries of the week's events. 200+ attend Rendezvous in the Rockies More than 200 journalists and communicators attended Rendezvous in the Rockies, the National Federation of Press Women's annual conference, Sept. [...]

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