Events


WPC silent auction moves online, runs through Dec. 2

The WPC Holiday Silent Auction is a year-end tradition that helps support our scholarships for promising Wichita-area communications students. This year, because of COVID-19, our auction has moved online, with a wonderful array of gift items and packages valued at $25-$150. Bidding starts at noon Sunday, Nov. 29, and ends […]

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Lessons learned from Nebraska Press Women’s first virtual conference

By Wilma Moore-Black After its conference was canceled due to the COVID pandemic, Nebraska Press Women (NPW) finally hosted its annual conference Saturday, Oct. 17. It was an untraditional, historic conference — virtually via Zoom — from 9:15 to 11:30 a.m. sharp. I saw the NPW invitation and decided to […]


Vote on 2021 WPC officers during Nov. 4 meeting

Elections for the executive positions on the WPC board will take place during the virtual Nov. 4 meeting. The following slate has been nominated and will be voted on through a Zoom poll at the end of the meeting. Other board positions will be appointed by the new president. Darcy […]


Help #SaveOurScholarship! WPC ‘Take Five’ virtual mixer set for Oct. 5

Mark your calendars to “Take Five” with WPC’s annual virtual mixer 5:30-6:30 p.m. Monday, Oct. 5. Proceeds will help save our annual scholarship! As part of the mixer, which will take place via Zoom, you can look forward to hearing about five wines for the fall with Guy Buyer, host […]


Words from the WPC president: Keep moving up professional ladder

Everybody likes the thought of making more money and getting ahead in one’s career. It’s simply individual progress and professional growth. The annual conference offered by the Kansas Professional Communicators is an affordable and practical place to grow. There are five key reasons that it continues to be worth my […]


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KPC conference is March 21

The annual Kansas Professional Communicators conference, open to both KPC members and nonmembers, is happening Saturday, March 21, at the Wichita Art Museum. Special pre-conference tours of creative and news agencies, followed by a mixer at Cocoa Dolce, 235 N. St. Francis, are scheduled for Friday, March 20. The theme […]


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. […]


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 […]


WPC May luncheon: Bonita Gooch pushes Community Voice statewide

Wichita native Bonita Gooch has grown The Community Voice from a small local monthly publication to one of the largest and most widely circulated nondaily papers in the state of Kansas. Join us on May 1 at our monthly luncheon to hear from Gooch on the importance of niche publications […]