Welcome to the website for Newspaper Association Managers, Inc. NAM is a professional organization of executives of state, regional, national and international newspaper associations headquartered in the United States and Canada. NAM fosters communication and the sharing of ideas and information among its members for the benefit of the newspaper associations managed by NAM members.
NAMers in the News
NAMers in Washington, DC, for the annual Legislative Conference
Annual NAM Executives Conference canceled
Due to the ongoing public health crisis, the NAM Annual Conference scheduled for Aug. 4-7 in Madison, WI, has been canceled.
As of May 21, the postponed annual Advertising Conference is still scheduled for Sept. 27-29 in Charleston, SC. The NAM Board of Directors will make a decision in early June whether this meeting will go forward.
Newspaper veteran selected to
lead industry Relevance Project
A veteran industry executive has been named project director of a renewed effort to champion the importance of community newspapers across North America and to celebrate the vital contributions of press associations they represent.
Tom Silvestri (right), most recently president and publisher of the Richmond (Va.) Times-Dispatch, will be the executive director of the Relevance Project, the joint effort of newspaper trade groups to strengthen the industry's unique role as the provider of quality journalism and the keeper of public forums for thousands of communities across the continent.
"I am incredibly pleased Tom has accepted the call to head up the Relevance Project," said Newspaper Association Managers (NAM) President Steve Nixon, Executive Director of the Saskatchewan Weekly Newspapers Association. "His decades-long service to the newspaper industry, along with his personal drive to see our industry thrive, will prove invaluable as this effort moves forward.”