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  • Did we receive your contest entries?

    » CHECK THIS LIST to confirm your entries arrived at the OPA office.  The list is updated daily.
    Entries must be postmarked by Monday, Feb. 8.
  • January Oklahoma Publisher available for download

    The January 2016 Oklahoma Publisher is available for download. This month's issue includes details on OPA's upcoming Legislative Summit, new ownership and staff changes at several newspapers and effects of the post-Christmas storm across the state. To download the January edition, click here.
  • OPA Legislative Summit Feb. 11 at State Capitol

    Publishers and editors of legal newspapers are encouraged to join us at the State Capitol on Feb. 11 at the annual Legislative Summit. We need you to speak with your legislators about the many bills affecting newspapers and newspaper interests, and visiting at their Capitol offices really makes an impact. Governor Mary Fallin will speak to us in the morning and we'll discuss election reform right after lunch. The meeting is free and includes lunch, but registration is required. Plan to join us at the Summit.
  • OPA Better Newspaper Contest Materials Mailed

    The 2015 Better Newspaper Contest entry packets have been mailed to all OPA member newspapers. The packet contains rules, labels, tips and an entry form. Rules for the Digital Media Contest, Print Quality Contest and Outdoor Writer of the Year, ONF Beachy Musselman Award, Half Century Club and Quarter Century Club were included in OPA business member packets. All entries in the contest(s) must be postmarked by Monday, Feb. 8, 2016. If your publisher did not receive the rules packet, you can download the events, rules and forms at the link below.

    » Find out more about OPA Contests
  • December Oklahoma Publisher available for download

     The December 2015 Oklahoma Publisher is available for download. This month's issue includes a summary of the November OPA board meeting, the Past Presidents Report and Gridiron says goodbye. To download the December Publisher, click here.

  • Decorate your office or home & donate to ONF

    Don't miss this opportunity to celebrate the newspaper industry and own a piece of history created by a talented Oklahoma artist. All proceeds support the Oklahoma Newspaper Foundation. 

    The Frontier Press series includes eight prints: The Typesetter, The Engraver, The Interview, The Job Printer, The Politician, The Editor, The Reporter and The Washington Hand Press.

    The artist, Jack Roberts, was born and raised in Oklahoma. He studied art at The University of Oklahoma, American Academy of Art in Chicago and Grand Central School of Art in New York City.

    Individual prints are $50 each. Order the whole set for $350.

    Shipping is free, so order today!

    » View larger versions of the Frontier Press Series and order your prints at

  • Order your 2016 Photo ID Cards

    OPA is offering high quality photo ID Press Cards to business member newspapers for $5 each. These press cards are perfect for reporters, photographers and any other staff members at your newspaper. The hard, plastic badges – usable for a calendar year – feature your mugshot, along with your newspaper’s name and phone number. A clip at the top of the card makes it easy to attach to a lanyard, clothing or camera bag.

    View more information online at or download the order form.

  • 19th Edition of Open Meeting/Records Book Available

    The 19th edition of the Open Meeting Open Records Act book is in stock and available. Changes in the new edition include disclosure of audio and video recordings for law enforcement records, as well as new AG opinions and court cases. Order your copy today. Download the PDF form and return to Oklahoma Press by faxing to 405-499-0048.
    Published by Oklahoma Press Service, Inc.
  • Apply to Host a Summer Intern

    ONF will award paid internship funding for newspapers to hire students to work eight weeks in summer 2016. The funding will support 18 journalism/news internships AND two advertising internships. Preference will be given to newspapers that offer both print and multimedia/online training and experience. Each of the selected newspapers will have the option of hiring an intern from the student applications submitted to ONF or finding an eligible intern through its own hiring process.

    » Download the Host Newspaper Internship Application

  • Student Internship Applications Available

    The student application form for ONF's 2016 paid summer internship program is now available. The application deadline is Feb. 19, 2016. At least 18 Oklahoma newspapers will receive funding to host a paid intern next summer. The program is made possible by a grant from the Ethics and Excellence in Journalism Foundation. 
    » Download internship application:
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