National Newspaper Week arrives Sunday, October 4

80th annual event focuses on ‘America Needs Journalists’

National Newspaper Week (NNW) is October 4 – 10, 2020, with International Newspaper Carrier Day falling on that Saturday, October 10, 2020.

NNW is sponsored by Newspaper Association Managers, Inc., the consortium of North American trade associations representing the industry on a state and provincial, regional and national basis. The Kentucky Press Association is a proud member of NAM. KPA pays a fee so that all member newspapers may access the NNW material. We encourage you to do so and to look for ways to customize them to your community.

This year’s NNW theme is “America Needs Journalists” This 80th annual National Newspaper Week is a recognition of the service of newspapers and their employees across North America.


National Newspaper Week by downloading these materials and devoting as many column inches as possible to reinforce the importance of Newspaper to your communities.


Editorialize about your newspaper’s unique relevance. This can be about your duties as government watchdog, your role as a community forum and coverage of community events, publication of timely public notices, etc.

For more information about National Newspaper Week and to download NNW resources, visit the National Newspaper Week website.

If it’s been a few days since you visited the site and downloaded materials, check back again because new items have been added.

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