After 64 Years, NCM Network Closes — Remaining Assets Become Society of Professional Journalists’ Scholarship

October 16, 2019, Los Angeles — After 64 years, the Nonprofit Communications and Media Network (NCMN) is ceasing operations and investing its remaining assets of more than $35,000 with the Society of Professional Journalists/Los Angeles Pro Chapter as a new scholarship fund to support future professional journalists for many years. The scholarship fund, previously awarded and funded by NCMN,…

Changes at Nonprofit Communications and Media Network

  Dear Nonprofit Communications and Media Network Member/Participant: Whether you have attended a Nonprofit Communications and Media Network (NCMN) annual media mixer or one of its regular programs featuring prominent news media and nonprofit insights, you experienced the invaluable nature of gathering in-person to build on your communications strategies. Through these events, many relationships developed…

Dec. 4 Holiday Event: ABC7 Nonprofit Communications and Media Network

Let’s celebrate the holidays with ABC7’s news and public affairs staff to honor Ruth House (at right in photo) for her inspiring commitment to public service and to the Nonprofit Communications and Media Network.         To recognize Ruth’s contributions to the community, please bring a new, non-giftwrapped toy or sports equipment as part of…

Annual Media Mixer – June 20, 2018

Every summer, the Nonprofit Communications and Media Network (NCM Network) hosts its Annual Media Mixer so that members and guests can meet the media and media can hear about potential news ideas. EVENT HASHTAG: #NCMNmedia This annual event supports NCM Network’s Ruth Collander Endowment Fund, which provides scholarships to communications and journalism students attending Southern…

May 16 program: Nonprofits & the Changing Media Landscape

News media staff continue to shrink. Although some remain, there are not as many specific “beat” reporters to cover highly specific topics. Many news journalists are required to be generalists and also expected to create content for multiple platforms. How do these and other changes in the media landscape affect news gathering? How can nonprofit…

Scholarship Application due 5/31!

Applications are currently being accepted for the Lisa Davidson Memorial Scholarship Program! The purpose of this scholarship program is to recognize outstanding students who demonstrate excellent potential for improving the lives of the Southern California community through a communications career. To learn more and apply for the 2018-19 scholarship, please visit https://ncmnetwork.org/scholarship/. The application deadline is…