2022 Contest Information

The annual Better Newspaper Contests foster excellence through competition among like-sized newspapers. Member newspaper submit thousands of entries in news, writing, advertising and digital categories. Judging is performed by other state newspaper associations, with winners announced during the annual convention. Points awarded to the winners of select categories are used to determine the newspaper awarded the coveted title of Newspaper of the Year.

New public notice rates take effect July 1

Effective July 1, the public notice advertising rate will increase from 50.3 cents for a 12- pica wide line of eight-point type (or its equivalent) to 52.4 cents per line (35.3 cents per line for subsequent insertions). These rates should be charged for all public notices published on or after July 1, 2021. 

Free Content from Iowa Department of Cultural Affairs

Entitled “Iowa Culture Wire”, the IDCA provides a monthly arts and culture article series to INA members– who may utilize the content free of charge in their newspapers.

Learn from your desk!

Online Media Campus is a partnership of the America’s Newspapers, the Iowa Newspaper Foundation and press associations throughout the United States and Canada. Online Media Campus provides high-quality, low-cost online training to media professionals.

Iowa newspapers reach consumers!

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NEARLY 7 OUT OF 10 IOWANS
VALUE NEWSPAPER ADVERTISING

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THERE ARE OVER 2.4 MILLION NEWSPAPER READERS IN IOWA

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67% OF IOWA NEWSPAPER READERS SAY NEWSPAPER ADVERTISING IS IMPORTANT

Latest News

Public must be informed in doctor discipline

By Randy Evans, Executive DirectorIowa Freedom of Information Council This article is free to use and publish in your publication. The Iowa Legislature’s “To Do”…

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Now hiring – media buyer

Position Summary This position is responsible for working closely with the sales department and advertising staff in processing advertising orders, estimates and scheduling information.  This…

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2020 Iowa Newspaper Contest Results

Congratulations to the Iowa City Daily Iowan, the 2020 Newspaper of the Year!

Remember the Iowa Newspaper Foundation in your giving plans!

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