Entries for July 2011
SNA's Lifetime Achievement Award to Be Presented in Phoenix This Fall
William Brehm, Sr.
William (Bill) Brehm, Sr., has been named this years Dean Lesher Award recipient. Brehm, Sr., has been active in the publishing industry for more than 60 years and at one time served on the SNA Board of Directors. In 1984, Brehm, Sr., presented the Dean Lesher award to Ralph Markham of the Antelope Valley Newspapers (California). Twenty seven years later, he will now be presented with this distinguished honor.
Brehm, Sr., began his career at the Industrial Post in Bell, California (near Los Angeles), in 1946 and became president several years later. He also was president of the company's first newspaper (The Daily Democrat in Fort Madison, Iowa). The newspaper is still under the same ownership 90 years later as part of Brehm Communications, Inc. Today Brehm operates more than 60 daily, weekly and semiweekly newspapers, shoppers and niche publications located in the states of California, Arizona, Nevada, Utah, Iowa, Illinois and Indiana.
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Save the Date!
November 9-11, 2011
SNA is pleased to announce a newly re-tooled Classified Conference focused specifically on innovative solutions for Classified Departments. The SNA Classified Multimedia Conference will take place at the DoubleTree by Hilton hotel in sunny Tampa, Florida, this November 9-11. Rooms are a low $99/night!
After important and honest feedback from our 2011 conference committee, SNA decided it was time to take this conference up a notch. These won’t be the same-old classified sessions. "This conference will address higher level issues and will focus on the hottest opportunities for classified categories of business," said Nancy Lane, SNA President. "Technology is allowing us to sell differently in print, online, mobile and more; we'll focus on the areas with the greatest revenue potential by showcasing promising trends and new success stories."
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Posted on July 12, 2011 in Member Press
Sayville, Long Island, July, 2011
– Brainworks Software, the leading provider of newspaper advertising and circulation systems for North America has announced that the Houston Community Newspapers division of ASP Westward and the Yakima Herald-Republic have gone live with their newly installed Brainworks advertising systems, while the East Texas Community Newspapers division of Westward has gone live with the Brainworks CircSmart circulation system. In addition, the Durango Herald has gone live with their Brainworks on-line ad order entry system.
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Posted on July 11, 2011 in Member Press
New GMA SLS1000 inserting equipment represents technology at its very best; modular construction offers changeability and expansion possibilities
Bartash, Inc. announced today the installation of a new and all-inclusive inserting solution for the ever growing insert and post press business the company is offering its clients. Bartash is one of the nation’s leading manufacturers of magazines, newspapers and niche publications. The GMA SLS1000 is a fast and reliable inserting system that optimizes the throughput within a tight time window that is so typical for modern pressrooms like Bartash. The new inserter is characterized by extraordinarily high efficiency and is designed for the most demanding zoning needs as well as for the processing of a large number of inserts. This new acquisition is complemented by a state-of-the-art Tensor press that was installed earlier this year. This new bindery asset became operational in June of this year.
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Posted on July 11, 2011 in Member Press
Large Daily Newspaper Brand Realizes New Efficiencies, Greater Insight and Remote Access to Data with Advanced Circulation System
Tampa, Fla. - July 11, 2011 - SAXOTECH, a leader in content management, circulation and advertising solutions, announced today that the Chicago Tribune, one of the top 10 largest newspapers in the Unites States, has successfully installed its Circulation and WebCirc solutions. The enterprise circulation system will manage and facilitate all circulation activities for the newspaper, as well as its partners, subscribers and distributors.
Enterprise-level circulation technology will provide the Chicago Tribune with greater flexibility and return on investment when managing its large copy distributions. Real-time access to data and business logic specifically built for subscribers, carriers, dealers and managers will allow for lucrative new strategies and partnerships both in print and online. Because the architecture of the system is designed to scale to the needs of the organization, the Chicago Tribune was able to implement the new circulation system in record time.
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Includes Best Buy, Staples, Centro, Most Major Agencies and More; Novus Just Added This Week
SNA is pleased to announce more than 15 confirmed advertiser/agency representatives to engage in one-on-one conversations with SNA attendees in Phoenix this September. SNA provides a unique attendee experience with these personal meetings that are pre-arranged by SNA staff. “It’s really a productive day,” says Tanya Henderson, Advertising and Membership Relations Director with SNA. “Picture more than 15 media buyers each meeting every 20 minutes with a different newspaper company with just a few breaks all day long. It allows attendees to meet with a number of advertisers they may not otherwise have the chance to visit, and it allows the advertisers to see everyone at one venue.”
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