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Authors bring unique perspectives to event

By |2023-11-16T16:03:57-07:00November 16th, 2023|Categories: Club News, Events|Tags: , , |

By Sharon Almirall “If I trace it back, it goes back to 9/ll,” said Jacqueline St. Joan in explaining how she was inspired to write “Shawl of Midnight,” a novel about the strength of Pakistani women living today under medieval laws and the networks they form to help each other. “Every murderer creates his own story,” [...]

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Panel marks Banned Books Week

By |2023-11-12T19:24:09-07:00November 12th, 2023|Categories: Club News, Events|Tags: , , |

By Sharon Almirall “So many people are coming in from outside to try banning books,” Colorado State Senator Lisa Cutter noted at Colorado Press Women’s Oct. 7 event, “Book banning and information suppression: What the media needs to know.” “My perspective is these people are trying to suppress information,” Cutter said at the program attended in-person [...]

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See CPW’s Facebook page for May 6 photos, story

By |2023-05-15T20:19:39-06:00May 14th, 2023|Categories: Club News, Events|

Member Donna Bryson wrote an excellent story accompanied by 28 photos reporting on CPW's water panel and tour of the CSU Spur campus. Find it on CPW's Facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/groups/32868322303. The panel discussion featured three journalists who cover water issues: Conrad Swanson (Denver Post), Alex Hager (KUNC) and Jerd Smith (Fresh Water News). Recognition for [...]

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Three outstanding authors speak to CPW

By |2023-01-25T15:58:27-07:00November 17th, 2022|Categories: Club News, Events|

By Sharon Almirall Gay introduces speakers. “My book began with a voice in my head.” (E. J. Levy) “I was a lifelong strong locker for secrets.” (Erika Krouse) “Unresolved generational issues are often story triggers.” (Steven Schwartz) Three published award-winning Colorado authors presented an engaging program at the annual Authors’ Event at the [...]

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Summer Getaway Highlights: Wet Mountain Valley

By |2022-08-02T15:58:15-06:00August 2nd, 2022|Categories: Club News, Events|

A group of 22 Colorado Press Women joined by family members and a friend relished scenery, western hospitality at lodging and cafes, unique sites and frequent rain at a summer getaway at Westcliffe, Colorado over July’s final weekend. Snuggly nestled between the Wet Mountains and the Sangre de Cristo Range, Westcliffe and its neighbor Silver Cliff [...]

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On the Front Lines: Communications Pros Share Crisis Lessons

By |2022-02-28T19:26:03-07:00February 26th, 2022|Categories: Club News, Events|

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 were among the takeaways from a trio of seasoned public relations/public information specialists who spoke about crisis communications to Colorado Press [...]

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CPW Author’s Lunch brought wide array of local writing talent

By |2021-11-07T19:06:09-07:00November 7th, 2021|Categories: Club News, Events|

The annual Colorado Press Women’s Author's Lunch often celebrates the local. This year’s event on Nov. 6 was particularly Denver. Among the three writers who addressed about 30 people – some via Zoom but most in person in a conference room of the Buell Public Media Center in the heart of Colorado’s capital – was Jenny [...]

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80th anniversary celebration mixes history with community journalism’s future

By |2021-10-06T20:34:25-06:00October 6th, 2021|Categories: Club News, Events|

Linda Shapley's talk was 'broadcast' via Zoom. The hybrid celebration of Colorado Press Women’s 80th anniversary held at the Buell Public Media Center on October 2 was a mingling of the historic and contemporary high tech with discussion of a first-of-its-kind funding model for community journalism. With a combination of CPW’s history by [...]

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CPW members visit newspapers where their foremothers worked

By |2021-08-17T23:51:59-06:00August 8th, 2021|Categories: Club News, Events|

About a dozen Colorado Press Women and friends visited newspapers in Canon City and Alamosa, Colorado, July 30 and 31 on CPW’s 80th anniversary to meet the editors and staff to present a plaque to them noting that founding members of the organization had worked at their publications. Alcala accepts certificate honoring the paper's [...]

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Dis-/mis-information panel wows attendees. Listen for yourself.

By |2021-04-01T18:54:54-06:00April 1st, 2021|Categories: Club News, Events|

By Sandy Graham When your Auntie Alice starts sharing conspiracy theories on social media, do you go ballistic and demand to know where she got these cockamamie ideas? Fire back with the truth? Shaming is “the absolutely worst place to start,” said Nora Benavidez, director of PEN America’s U.S. Free Expressions Programs, during the March [...]

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