Now accepting 2021 contest entries!

It is the intent of the INA’s Better Newspaper Contests to recognize and reward Iowa newspaper enterprises for content of a local nature, that content which is unique to the communities the newspapers serve.

Register for the INF's Annual Writing Workshop!

This year’s INF Writing Workshop includes a 100% online interactive format designed to provide participants with multiple contacts with their professional coaches.

Online Public Notice Workshop

Public Notice Advertising is critically important to your newspaper and to your readers who benefit from the openness it provides. While public notice advertising laws can seem complex, the process is not that difficult to understand and implement.

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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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

Why we participate in contest – Tony Baranowski, Iowa Falls Times Citizen

We love contest time! Another deadline is tough to add in the early fall when literally everything about running a newspaper feels full bore. But…

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Contest Corner: How do I know what judges are looking for?

The Better Newspaper Contests are judged by members of other state press associations. Judging is a reciprocal arrangement; each year INA “trades” with another state…

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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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