NFPW President Marianne Wolf-Astrauskas (left) and AMP President Mary Wimberly present a cake honoring James Madison, who drafted the U.S. Constitution and Bill of Rights. Sunshine Week coincides with Madison's birthday (Photos From the Event) Sunshine Week, a national initiative to promote dialogue about the importance of open government and freedom of information, was the theme of Alabama Media Professionals March 14 meeting. During the meeting, members voted to support the
NFPW Communications Conference Hosted by AMP in Birmingham, Alabama In November 1833, stars fell on Alabama during a spectacular meteor shower. In 1934, that meteor shower inspired a classic jazz song recorded by the Guy Lombardo Orchestra, Ella Fitzgerald, Louis Armstrong, and many more. September 7-9, 2017, Alabama Media Professionals was host to another shower of stars descending on Alabama. This time, it’s media stars: members of the National Federation of Press Women (NF
Registration Early Bird Deadline: July 24 Registration Deadline: August 15 Most people are familiar with the classic jazz song, “Stars Fell On Alabama,” which was inspired by a real meteor shower that lit up Alabama skies in 1833. Alabama Media Professionals is using that same theme to host the 2017 National Federation of Press Women (NFPW) Communications Conference September 7-9 at Birmingham’s DoubleTree Hotel. Media “stars” such as author and Pulitzer-Prize winner Rick Bra
Donna Francavilla, founder of boutique PR firm, Frankly Speaking Communications LLC, won 5 first place awards in the state-wide yearly competition within Alabama Media Professionals and the most prestigious award given by the organization.
Francavilla was announced as the 2016 Alabama Media Professionals Communicator of Achievement at the Awards Banquet held at The Club in Birmingham. The Communicator of Achievement Award is presented to media professionals based on profess