Yearly Archives: 2019

Words from the WPC president: Share your time, talents

Serving on the Wichita Professional Communicators board is a great way to have an impact on the organization and its mission of supporting communicators and providing scholarships for future communicators. During the past two years that I have served as president, I’ve been so pleased to see some of our […]

WPC-ICT:  September business meeting

WPC-ICT will resume business in September with, what else, its own business meeting. Please come weigh in on the direction of WPC-ICT in the coming year to help this group stay vibrant and able to provide support and resources to its members. We’ll also discuss our meeting time and place. […]

Nominations for COA due in March 2020

Deadlines for the annual Communicator of Achievement award were announced during the NFPW conference in Baton Rouge, Louisiana. March 23 will be the deadline that nominations will be due from all state affiliates. Deadlines are much earlier because the annual conference is now in June instead of September. “We have […]

News about WPC members

Three WPC members who work for KMUW public radio recently received awards in the Kansas Association of Broadcasters contest. Carla Eckels received three awards: first place in the large market, special program’s category about the 60th anniversary of the Dockum Sit-in; second place for large market, DJ personality aircheck for […]

Kansas Professional Communicators seeks new slate of officers

If you are looking for an opportunity to serve in a leadership role, five elected positions are open for the Kansas Professional Communicators (KPC). You are needed to fill the following positions: president, 1st vice president for membership, 2nd vice president for bylaws, secretary and treasurer. The KPC executive board […]

WPC mugs on sale at each luncheon meeting

We continue to look for ways to build revenue for our scholarship fund. As part of that, we will sell our new 16-ounce WPC mugs, sporting not just our logo but the Wichita flag, for $15. Profits from the sale – amounting to about $8 per cup – will help […]

WPC June luncheon: Chris Green explores why investigative journalism matters

As newsrooms across the country are forced to cut staff, strong investigative journalism can often be the first to take a hit. Join us in June for a discussion about the importance of investigative journalism with Chris Green, managing editor of the Kansas Leadership Center’s quarterly magazine, The Journal. One […]

WPC-ICT June discussion: Niche writing

Plan to join WPC-ICT on the last Monday of June when MeLinda Schnyder turns our open discussions to niche writing and marketing for something you love to do, have specific knowledge in or find is an area that has an unmet need for content. Schnyder, a longtime journalist, first found […]

Words from the WPC president: Get inspired at the national level

I’ve been bitten. Not by a pesky mosquito – at least not yet – but the bug that comes from being around other inspiring people. Through WPC’s and WPC-ICT’s programming, I have found lots to be inspired about – from making connections to hearing relevant information about the media, publishing […]

Leadership sought for Kansas Professional Communicators

Kansas Professional Communicators (KPC) needs YOU! There are several KPC officer positions open, and they are: President 1st Vice President for Membership 2nd Vice President for Bylaws Secretary Treasurer The KPC executive board is required to meet four times a year, and for the past five years, the board has […]