Wednesday, July 13, 2011

ASBPE Western Region Awards Luncheon July 27

You won't want to miss the Western Region Awards Banquet, presented by KC Chapter of the American Society of Business Press Editors! We'll be announcing the 2011 winners for the regional awards, plus you'll hear a short presentation by one of the award finalists.

Speaker: Amy Fischbach, a contributing editor for Transmission and Distribution World magazine and incAmy Fischbachoming president of the national ASBPE, is a finalist for a national award for the special section titled Electric Utility Operations.  Fischbach contributed “Once a Lineman, Always a Lineman” to the award-winning special section. In her presentation, she will talk about the work that went into the winning entry and share copies of the section with the attendees.

What you'll take away from the presentation:
  • How to tackle technical topics.
  • How to reach out to your readers.
  • How to use strong images to tie a special section together visually.
When: Wednesday July 27, 2011 from 12:00 PM to 2:00 PM CDT
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Plaza III Restaurant
4749 Pennsylvania
Kansas City, MO 64112
  • First course: Plaza III Garden Salad
  • Entree: Your choice of Filet Mignon, Grilled Scallops & Shrimp, Grilled Breast of Chicken or Vegetarian option
  • Plus dessert: Your choice of Creme Brulee or Chocolate Truffle Cake
Cost: $40 for ASBPE members/$50 for nonmembers. Cash accepted as well as checks, payable to ASBPE, at the door. Fee includes lunch.

Register now.

For more information, contact: Danica Tormohlen,, 816-803-8103

Tuesday, July 05, 2011

Job openings at Sosland Publishing

There are two job openings at Sosland Publishing:

Staff Writer

Entry level position. Looking for a college graduate with degree in journalism, communications or related field. Requirements include experience in writing, editing and knowledge of AP style. Photography experience and interest in food industry a plus. There is travel involved.

Online Editor

Looking for a recent college graduate with 1-2 years of experience. Degree in convergence journalism, communications or related field is required along with experience in video and online editing and writing for multimedia platforms. Photography experience a plus.

See for more information.

Contact is John Unrein and