Colorado Press Women, an affiliate of the National Federation of Press Women, was founded in 1941 and incorporated in 1962. NFPW was founded in 1937. We award at least one college scholarship annually to a deserving student in the field of communications/journalism.
What we do — CPW meets several times during the year, providing opportunities for professional growth, leadership skills enhancement, networking and recognition.
Who we are — CPW is a diverse organization of professional communicators, both women and men, who are reporters, editors, broadcasters, public relations practitioners, publishers, advertising and marketing professionals, college communications educators, graphic designers, photographers, freelance writers and authors.
Mission — To enable professional growth for communicators in an evolving environment by promoting excellence through education, opportunities for achievement, and supportive relationships.
NEWS: Colorado Press Women will honor Mary Alice Parmelee as its 2013 Communicator of Achievement. More details are here. The announcement was made last November, with a full recognition at CPW's annual awards meeting in April.
The award, given annually, recognizes a member who exemplifies professional achievement, community service and involvement in CPW. The Colorado nominee is entered in the National Federation of Press Women's COA contest. The national winner will be announced at the NFPW convention in August 2013 in Salt Lake City.
Did you get your commemorative 70th anniversary wine glass? Each attendee at the gala celebration at the Governor's Mansion in August 2011 received one. Additional glasses are available for purchase. Please contact firstname.lastname@example.org
The 2013 NFPW Conference will be held in August in Salt Lake City, Utah. Check this link for details as they become available.