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2022 CPW events announced

  • Summer getaway in Westcliffe in July

July 28-31 – Join us in the Wet Mountain Valley

CPW’s summer getaway weekend to Westcliffe, Colorado is shaping up to be a must-go adventure. CPW member and Westcliffe resident Ellen Glover has lined up private tours of some of the area’s most special activities — a Dark Skies evening at an observatory, a tour of historic Beckwith Ranch, a visit to a wolf rescue and lunch with local journalists. Click here for more information. 

 

CPW has developed a resource the general public can use to help sort fact from fiction:  Tips for Spotting Misinformation. Please share with your contacts.

The 2021 NFPW contests for professional communicators and high school students are open for entries. See links under “Recognition” on toolbar.

 

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All Colorado entrants bring home national honors in 2022

June 26th, 2022|Comments Off on All Colorado entrants bring home national honors in 2022

Colorado Press Women’s entrants continue to make a great showing at the NFPW professional communications contest. All six of them brought home awards! NREL's Karen Petersen and two teammates new to CPW brought home one [...]

Telling stories in a fresh way

June 11th, 2022|Comments Off on Telling stories in a fresh way

Humans verbalizing stories to each other is an older communications vehicle than the written word. The newest way to relate stories is the podcast, a thriving method of storytelling capturing the attention of listeners [...]

Here are the Colorado winners in NFPW’s At-Large Contest

April 10th, 2022|Comments Off on Here are the Colorado winners in NFPW’s At-Large Contest

The contest was extremely competitive again this year with entries from eighteen states, the District of Columbia and Spain. Kathleen Spring tied with Karen Petersen and three coworkers from the Office of Communications and [...]

On the Front Lines: Communications Pros Share Crisis Lessons

February 26th, 2022|Comments Off on On the Front Lines: Communications Pros Share Crisis Lessons

Expect the unexpected. Trust yourself. Don’t be afraid to say, “I don’t know.” Get the information out as quickly as possible. Jacki Kelley Kyle Patterson Sara Spaulding These [...]