|NDPC is committed to the professional development of its members. We offer ongoing training, mentoring, networking, comaraderie and a national communications contest.
2013 College Communications Contest
Winners of the 2013 NDPC College Communications Contest were recognized at the NDPC state conference April 19 in Minot. Read more.
2013 Communicator of Achievement
Cathy Jelsing has been named NDPC’s 2013 Communicator of Achievement.
2013 NDPC Conference
NDPC’s spring conference “Mixing Oil and Water” was April 19, 2013, at the Grand International Inn in Minot.
2013 NDPC Scholarship
Each year North Dakota Professional Communicators awards the $500 Marion J. Piper Scholarship (formerly the Marion Piper Sullivan Memorial Scholarship) to a local college student. The application deadline was April 5, 2013. Read more.
2013 NDPC Communication Contest
Full members of NDPC are eligible to enter the 2013 NDPC communications contest. The deadline for all entries was Jan. 2, 2013. Read more.
2012 NFPW Communication Contest
Twelve members of NDPC won awards in the 2012 National Federation of Press Women’s communications contest. Winners were recognized at the annual fall conference in Scottsdale, Ariz. Read more.
2012 NDPC Fall Workshop
The fall workshop “Makeover Your Communication, Your Career, Yourself” was Friday, Oct. 12 at The Forum in Fargo. Sessions included behind the media scene at “Extreme Home Makeover,” makeover your brand, yoga and creativity for writers, and more.
2012 Communicator of Achievement
Ellen Crawford has been named NDPC’s 2012 Communicator of Achievement. Read more.
2012 NDPC Communication Contest
Winners of the 2012 North Dakota Professional Communicators Communications Contest were recognized at the NDPC state conference April 27 at the Kelly Inn in Bismarck, N.D. Read more.
2012 NDPC Conference
NDPC held its spring conference on April 26-27, 2012, at the Kelly Inn in Bismarck. Award-winning speaker Jeff Herrington presented a daylong program on writing for the Web and helping you to think like a reporter and to write 2.0 news releases. Read more.
2011 NDPC Fall Workshop
“The Best NDPC Fall Workshop by a Dam Site!” was NDPC’s 2011 fall workshop held at the Riverdale High Lodge. Dates were Oct. 6-7. Included were tours of the Garrison Dam Power Plant and National Fish Hatchery, plus the opportunity to learn from keynote speakers, Marilyn Hudson and Dave Borlaug. Read more.
2011 NFPW Conference
The 2011 NFPW Conference was Sept. 8-10 in Council Bluffs, Iowa and Omaha, Nebraska.
Read highlights and view pictures from past NDPC and NFPW conferences.
of 2002 NFPW Conference
North Dakota Professional
Communicators hosted NFPW’s national conference in Bismarck, Sept.
19-21. The 2002 conference’s theme was “Discovering New Frontiers:
An Expedition to Excellence.” About 150 communicators from
across the country learned from the professional development speakers,
honored members, networked with each other, and enjoyed North
Dakota history and hospitality. Read
conference highlights and view pictures.