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Important Dates & Schedules

ANA 2021 BOARD MEETINGS
For more information on board meetings, contact ANA executive director Lisa Simpson or visit the Board Members page for more information.

ANA 2021 HOLIDAY CLOSURES
November 25, 26
Thanksgiving Day

Christmas & New Year’s Break
TBA

AD NETWORK
EARLY HOLIDAY DEADLINE SCHEDULE

For questions or assistance contact: Cindy London, Ad Placement Mgr. c.london@ananews.com (602) 261-7655

Click this link below for Ad Network Department holiday schedule:
Early Holiday Deadlines for Q3 & Q4 2021

MARK YOUR CALENDAR 
Does your newspaper or news organization have an up coming industry related event?
Let us know and we’ll post it here. Contact: j.okeefe@ananews.com

Arizona State Legislature 2021
55th Legislature – First Regular Session
Session to begin Jan. 11
Sine die – June 30
Legislature website

2021 Zenger Award for Press Freedom
Date: October 1, 2021
Location: Tucson Marriott University Park
The Committee to Protect Journalists will receive the John Peter and Anna Catherine Zenger Award for Press Freedom from the University of Arizona School of Journalism
More information.

National Newspaper Week
Date: October 3- 9, 2021
Theme: ‘Community Forum.’
The 81st annual National Newspaper Week is a recognition of the service of newspapers and their employees across North America. Sponsored by Newspaper Association Managers, the consortium of North American trade associations representing the industry. More information and FREE promotional materials, click here.

2021 International Newspaper Carrier Day
Date: October 9, 2021
A salute to the many newspaper carriers who deliver the news to Americans every week. The News Media Alliance produces ads for newspapers to run in their print publications each year to thank our hardworking newspaper carriers, without whom many people would not receive the news.

SAVE the DATE!
ANA 82nd Annual Meeting & Fall Convention
Date: October 9, 2021
Location:
Wild Horse Pass Hotel & Casino. Chandler, Ariz. at the  I-10 and Wild Horse Pass Blvd.
Keep up to date with convention info in our weekly newsletter, “This Week @ ANA”  

PHX-SPJ 17th Annual Valley Publicity Summit
Date: Oct. 16, 2021
Location: Arizona State University (Tempe)
The Valley of the Sun chapter of the Society of Professional Journalists (SPJ) will once again present, this fall, the 17th annual Valley Publicity Summit, which brings media and PR pros together to share information and story pitches.
More information. Registration ends Friday, Oct. 15, at 11:30 p.m.

National Native Media Conference
Native American Journalists Association reschedules its annual conference for 2022, extending all program deadlines due to COVID-19. 
When: August 25-27, 2022
Location: Walter Cronkite School of Journalism and Mass Communication at Arizona State University, Phoenix, Arizona.
More information.