State Press Awards Luncheon set for Friday, Aug. 26 in Nashville

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Newspapers across Tennessee will be presented with the 2022 University of Tennessee System – Tennessee Press Association State Press Contests Awards at a luncheon to be held on Friday, Aug. 26, at the Sheraton Music City Hotel in Nashville, near the airport.   The event will begin at 11:45 a.m. CDT.

Sixty-seven of TPA’s 133 members submitted a total of 1,130 entries to the contests this year.

In addition to the presentation of the awards,  the presidential gavel will be presented to Jack McNeely, TPA’s 2022-23 president.  McNeely is publisher of the Herald-Citizen, Cookeville, and the Cleveland Daily Banner.

Registration details for the Awards Luncheon are available online at The registration fee is $67 per person.  The hotel will charge TPA attendees $10 plus tax per vehicle for event parking.

The Sheraton Music City is located at 777 McGavock Pike in Nashville.  A special rate is being offered to TPA attendees of $149 plus taxes and parking.  Make a hotel reservation under this rate by July 28 online or by calling (888) 627-7060.