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Feb 11, 2016

2016 New Mexico High School Journalism Workshop is June 8-11.

The workshop is open to high school students entering their junior or senior years. Participants receive newspaper journalism training from faculty, high school journalism teachers and newspaper … MORE...

Jan 22, 2015

Associate membership information for the New Mexico Press Association

We are excited to announce a brand new opportunity for you to reach newspapers across New Mexico and to become associate members of NMPA. Existing associate members will have the chance to enhance … MORE...

Dec 2, 2015

Members gain revenue through Press Service commissions

Are you looking for more revenue in 2016? NMPS offers advertising clients a classified and 2x2 network throughout the state to help reach customers on a low budget. They are but a few of the many … MORE...

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News from our member publications

Oculus Rift delays flatten virtual-reality fan fervor

Artesia Daily Press
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Virtual reality, oddly enough, isn't immune to the problems that arise in practical reality. Just ask would-be fans of the Oculus Rift headset, many — possibly most — of whom are still waiting for their $600 …

Here's what happens after a New Mexico mass layoff

Albuquerque Business First
Albuquerque has layoffs on the brain this week after news of a reported 215 layoffs at Intel in Rio Rancho. Being laid off is a tough blow to receive but there are some rules that have been put in place to protect workers. These rules are outlined …

Rising IT costs raise questions

Los Alamos Monitor
The Los Alamos County Council approved the $7,525,176 Administrative Services budget plus $208,000 in optional items by a 4–3 vote on Monday, with councilors James Chrobocinski, Steve Girrens and Pete Sheehey opposing the motion. The optional …

Local Graduation Rates See Increase

Rio Grande Sun
    Española Valley High School saw its graduation rate increase from last year’s 55.5 percent to 61.7 percent, according to information released by the Public Education Department last week.

Three small business owners weigh in on what ABQ can do better

Albuquerque Business First
New Mexico has a lot of small businesses. In fact, they make up over half of the state’s total employment numbers. This week we’re looking at some of the challenges they face through the lens of a recent small business …

Long-running UNM magazine loses funding

Daily Lobo
Scribendi, a nonprofit, annual magazine of creative works developed by undergraduate honors students since 1986 has been officially defunded by Associated Students of the UNM after it requested money from this spring’s ASUNM budget. The amount of …

Chevron plans to double down in Permian Basin; could others follow suit?

Albuquerque Business First
It’s been an uneven ride for oil in New Mexico this year. With oil prices hovering between $30 and $40 per barrel for the first few months of the year, the state has taken a hit both in terms of employment and revenue. Friday’s weekly …

O’Leary challenges county fleet replacement

Los Alamos Monitor
The Los Alamos County Council this week tentatively approved the remaining departmental budgets, but tabled discussion on parking lot items and adoption of a fiscal year 2017 budget. Council tentatively approved the Los Alamos Police Department …

Roswell man accused of attempted murder in stabbing case

Albuquerque Journal
ROSWELL, N.M. (AP) — A Roswell man has been arrested in connection with a stabbing outside an apartment two months ago. Roswell police announced Friday that 21-year-old Anthony Ray Romero has been booked into the Chaves County Detention Center …

University responds to severe DOJ reports

Daily Lobo
On Friday morning the Department of Justice revealed their findings regarding UNM’s handling of sexual assault causes, saying the University is not up to code because of confusing policies and outdated procedures. But at a press conference later …

New Mexico Press Association

PO Box 95198 • Albuquerque, NM 87199
Phone: (505) 275-1241 • Fax: (505) 275-1449 • E-mail:

EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR: Philip M Lucey • (505) 275-1377 •
OFFICE MANAGER: Holly Aguilar • (505) 275-1241 •


Members: Share your views!

Our new web site allows you to share your views about the industry with your peers at the NMPA. What did you think of the sessions at the convention? What was your best take away from the sessions? What do you think about other industry topics? What is your paper doing that you want to share with others?MORE...


June 8 - 11, 2016

NMPA High School Journalism Workshop

Open to juniors and seniors at New Mexico high schools with an interest in journalism. Key event for school newspaper … MORE...

April 15, 2016

NMPA board of directors meeting

NMPA board of directors meeting. Contact NMPA for details and agenda. 10:00 a.m. ABQ Journal. Albuquerque, … MORE...

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