EPA News

October 2014 postage advocacy update

Dr. Bobby S. “Bob” Terry, EPA’s postage advocate, provided this update to the speculation of a USPS price increase. Late on the afternoon of October 1, the Postal Service issued the following official statement: U.S. Postal Service to Maintain Current Product and Service Prices October 1, 2014- The Governors of the U.S. Postal Service have […]

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U.S. Forest Service’s new rules and implications for EPA members

The U.S. Forest Service is proposing new rules that would require permits for commercial filming and photography in federally designated wilderness areas; this includes any image a professional photographer would take. In short, the Forest Service would consider the nature of a proposed project before granted a so-called “special use” permit, then charge up to […]

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Questioning media is part of National News Engagement Day

by Michael Ray Smith   Oct. 7, National News Engagement Day, is a good time to think about the journalism of hope and ways to engage readers and viewers. That term isn’t original with me. It came from Al Neuharth, founder of USA Today and author of “Confessions of an S.O.B.” The journalism of hope is […]

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2015 EPA convention set for Denver, Colorado

The dates and location for the 2015 Evangelical Press Association convention are finally established and, for the first time in EPA’s 65-year history, we will convene in Denver. The beautiful Westin Westminster, located just north of Denver, has been chosen for the site of the 2015 EPA convention which will be held Wednesday through Friday, […]

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Call for Presenters: 2015

We’re planning EPA’s 2015 convention, beginning with the intentional recruitment of strong workshop offerings. Based on feedback from our last two conventions, it’s more important than ever for sessions to include specific elements. Sessions must include: Introduction and theory—Answering the audience questions: “Why is this topic important? What will my publishing gain from engaging it?” NOTE: […]

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