Vermont’s journalism community is calling on the legislature to defend the First Amendment by establishing basic legal protections for reporters and their sources. Unlike most other states, Vermont does little to prevent the legal system from essentially deputizing journalists by forcing them to reveal confidential sources and information on the […]

Vermont Media Shield Bill (FAQ)

Vermont Press Association features debate for three statewide offices on Sunday Oct. 23 at St. Michael’s College    COLCHESTER — The Vermont Press Association is sponsoring “Debate Sunday” to allow voters a chance to hear the candidates for governor, lieutenant governor and attorney general on Sunday Oct. 23, at St. […]

VPA Hosts Debates for Statewide Offices Oct. 23

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Watchdog Workshops

Contest Period: July 1, 2014 – June 30, 2015 Deadline: Received by 11 a.m. Friday Oct. 30, 2015, at the VPA Office Announcement of Winners: Annual VPA Meeting Thursday March 17, 2016 The John D. Donoghue Award for Arts Criticism One Category for all newspapers (Three entries per newspaper) This […]

2016 VPA Contest Rules

The Vermont Press Association’s annual meeting and awards luncheon is right around the corner. This year it’s set for Thursday March 17, 2016 at the Capitol Plaza Hotel & Conference Center on State Street in Montpelier. Here’s the schedule for the day. 9:45 a.m.  – Registration 10 a.m. – Annual […]

Annual Meeting Coming Up!

Here we are! Welcome to the Vermont Press Association’s shiny new website.