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2023 State Press Contests Awards Luncheon set July 21

Register online. Download the PDF registration form. List of papers with at least 1 award.

The 2023 UT-TPA Tennessee State Press Contests Awards (for the Newsroom) will be presented at a noon luncheon on Friday, July 21 at the Embassy Suites Hotel Cool Springs in Franklin, Tennessee. Sixty-four newspapers have at least one award in the 2023 Contests. List of papers with at least 1 award. TPA Vice President Daniel Williams is slated to be installed as TPA’s new president during the luncheon.  Currently, UT President Randy Boyd is scheduled to present the awards.

The day will include roundtable discussions for editors and publishers and conclude with the Tennessee Newspaper Hall of Fame Installation Dinner.

Hotel reservations may be made Please identify yourself as an attendee of TPA’s event and request the event rate of $169. Reservations: (800) 371-8318  Group code: TNP Hotel reservations deadline: Monday, June 19.  

The day’s schedule is as follows:

SCHEDULE FOR JULY 21: Franklin is in the Central Time Zone
11:15 a.m. Registration opens
Noon   Awards Luncheon & TPA Presidential Installation
2:30 p.m.   Roundtables Discussions for Editors & Publishers

4:30 p.m. Registration re-opens for Hall of Fame event
5:00 p.m. Hall of Fame Reception, cash bar

6:00 p.m. TN Newspaper Hall of Fame Banquet