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Join us

Kansas Professional Communicators is an organization dedicated to promoting high standards in communications, fostering professional development and protecting the First Amendment.

 

Established in 1941, KPC is a state affiliate of the National Federation of Press Women.

 

Membership in KPC is a solid investment in your career, with opportunities for recognition and networking.

You have two affiliate choices for joining in Kansas: Select "Kansas" if you want to be a member of the KPC affiliate or select "Kansas-Wichita" to be a member of both KPC and its sub-affiliate, Wichita Professional Communicators. NFPW membership is automatic with either choice.

Renew or join today:

.nfpw.org/join-nfpw

Contests & Awards

KPC has two ways of recognizing communicators:

  • A two-tiered annual communication contest open to members and nonmembers, with those receiving first place in the state contest eligible to move on to the national NFPW contest.​

  • The Communicator of Achievement is KPC's highest honor given to a member in recognition of professional accomplishments, community service and affiliate service to KPC and NFPW. 


    KPC 2021 contest award winners and its COA recipient will be announced during the April 2 conference.

Conference

The annual spring conference offers professional development and networking while also recognizing award winners.

2021 VIRTUAL CONFERENCE

  • 9:30 a.m.-1:15 p.m. Friday, April 2, by zoom
     

  • Presentations by a nationally known motion creator and a George Polk award winner.
     

  • Celebrating Communicators awards event
     

  • Cost: $30 KPC and other NFPW affiliate pro members, $35 non-KPC or NFPW members, free for students. 
     

  • Celebrating Communicators event only is free

     

Professional development

KPC's professional development grants help fund education opportunities for members. It is available to help underwrite the cost of conferences (including the KPC conference) and seminars for a limited number of applicants. Download application here.