Category: Annual Conference

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Making money

Dave Lieber

By Dave Lieber Fort Worth Star-Telegram Columnist WatchdogNation.com    [The following is an abridged version of Dave’s talk at the 2009 Ventura conference.]      Originally, this workshop was going to be called “How to have the best writing year of your life.” Then as the economy crashed, we billed this as “Keeping your columnist…

New Orleans 2008

Mike Argento, President

The 32nd annual conference of the National Society of Newspaper Columnists “New Orleans, We Haven’t Forgotten.” Mike Argento, NSNC President, opens the 32nd Annual Conference in New Orleans.     Lt. Governor of Louisiana, Mitch Landrieu, says Katrina was a life changing event for the people of New Orleans.  Things are spoken of now in terms of pre-Katrina…

A moment of silence amid loss

Smiley Anders The Advocate, Baton Rouge  It takes a lot to shut up a bunch of columnists. These are people used to expressing their opinions forcefully – and often. On Saturday I was in a bus full of them, and they were finally at a loss for words. At the 32nd annual conference of the…

Philadelphia Conference 2007

NSNC Loves Philly – Conference Highlights By Sheila Moss, Web Editor The City of Brotherly Love opened its arms to the National Society of Newspaper Columnists and the Newspaper Columnists fell in love with Philly. The NSNC annual convention opened June 21st and was greeted by both the Mayor, John F. Street, and the Governor of…

Oklahoma City 2007

Oklahoma City Workshop Well Received By Robert Haught, Workshop Director   Writers from 25 states across the country who participated in the Will Rogers Writers’ Workshop in Oklahoma City March 15-17 judged it a successful undertaking.  A sizeable majority said the experience will be beneficial and many of the attendees expressed an interest in going…