Fortunately for this writer ..it was the start of over 25 years at the News-Press in the mail dept, in the backshop helping put the daily paper together, running the press...then moving upstairs into the sales dept and also sports editor for a number of years.

By Len Hoskins


Fortunately for this writer ..it was the start of over 25 years  at the News-Press in the mail dept, in the backshop helping put the daily paper together, running the press...then moving upstairs into the sales dept and also sports editor for a number of years..Ray and Marie Duncan were my bosses in the Advertsiing and Sales dept..When they retired i was named Advertising Manager a job Mrs Duncan had held for years and had groomed me for..I was also Sports Editor for a number of ears..serving as Presidents of both the Nebraska Outstate Daily Advertising Managers and the Nebraska Sports Writers Association, composed of all the daily and outstate sports writers in the state..The Ad managers was all the state managers except Omaha and Lincoln papers..The News-Press was also honored by the Nebraska State Publishers and Ad managers by winning a number of awards in both the adversiting with special ads we designed and sold to city merchants and sports wriiting  and news stories...
I'm proud to see that is still being carried on by the awards won at the Nebraska Press Associaton's annual meetings a few weeks ago, judged by the South Dakota Press Associaton