NMPW EXCEEDS #GivingTuesday Goals

New Mexico Press Women EXCEEDED its goal to raise $1,500 for the Doris Gregory Scholarship during this year’s #GivingTuesday on December 1, 2020. With donations and pledges ranging from $10 to $1,000 (one of each), NMPW raised $2,000, twenty-five percent more than its stated goal of $1500.  All funds will be added to the Doris Gregory Scholarship to benefit journalism students in New Mexico. NMPW thanks these NMPW members and friends who donated to the Doris Gregory Scholarship for their generosity:
  • Anthony Albidrez
  • Anne Hillerman
  • Carol Kreis
  • Damien Willis
  • Denise Tessier
  • Kathleen McCleery
  • Linda Lockett
  • Loretta Hall
  • Mike Gallagher
  • Marilyn Ward
  • Patricia Hodapp
  • Robert Flinkman
  • Robert Kidera
  • Sharon Niederman
  • Sherri Burr
  • Vicky Ramakka
NMPW President Sherri Burr expressed her gratitude with, “New Mexico Press Women’s first participation in #GivingTuesday was an outstanding success. Thank you and Happy Holidays!”

#GivingTuesday Supports Doris Gregory Scholarship Fund

Donate to the Scholarship Program

Donate to Doris Gregory Scholarship Fund

#GivingTuesday is a global movement to encourage people to contribute to their communities. Please consider making a donation today to the Doris Gregory Scholarship Fund, which supports students who are currently studying journalism in New Mexico universities. Since NMPW’s normal path to refurbish the Fund–the silent auction–was cancelled this year and will not take place in 2021 due to the pandemic.

Consider joining the following individuals who have already contributed to the campaign:
  • Anne Hillerman
  • Carol Kreis
  • Damien Willis
  • Denise Tessier
  • Loretta Hall
  • Mike Gallagher
  • Marilyn Ward
  • Patricia Conoway
  • Robert Flinkman
  • Robert Kidera
  • Sharon Niederman
  • Sherri Burr
You may also send a check made out to New Mexico Press Women to NMPW Treasurer Loretta Hall, 3219 El Toboso Drive, N.W., Albuquerque NM 87104.
NMPW’s goal is to raise $1500 to support two scholarships. Your donation to New Mexico Press Women’s scholarship fund will help provide scholarships for students majoring in print journalism, broadcast, photojournalism, public relations, or advertising at a New Mexico college or university. They appreciate your support!

LCPW Hosts NMPW Communication Contest Workshop

NMPW 2021 Communications Contest Workshop

NMPW 2021 Communications Contest Workshop

The Las Cruces Press Women will host the NMPW Communication Contest workshop on Tuesday, December 8, 6–7pm. Contest chair Carolyn Carlson will give us the lowdown on eligibility, rules, categories, and awards.

Advanced registration is required to attend this Zoom meeting. After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting.

Hope to see you there!

NMPW Offer Scholarships in Journalism

Doris Gregory 2021 Scholarship Flyer

Doris Gregory 2021 Scholarship

New Mexico Press Women invites university and college students to apply for a higher education scholarship offered for the 2021–2022 academic year. NMPW annually awards two Doris Gregory Memorial Journalism Scholarships. The first-place winner will receive $1,000, while the first-runner-up will receive $500. The 2021–2022 award will also honor the memory of press women friend Roslyn K. “Roz” Pulitzer, who passed away earlier this year.

Recipients must be continuing students in pursuit of a graduate or undergraduate degree or minor in print journalism, broadcast, photojournalism, public relations, communications or advertising at a New Mexico college or university the following fall 2021 semester. Applicants are evaluated based on career potential and academic progress through their submitted work samples, transcripts, a 500-word essay and two letters of recommendation. Scholarship applicants are asked to complete the application form and other items that make up the application packet. Click here to download the application.