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Title UPA A Century Later
Subject Newspapers; Newspaper publishing; Journalism
Creator Utah Press Association
Publisher Utah Press Association
Contributors Cornwell, J. M.
Date 1996
Type Text
Format application/pdf
Identifier PN4844.U8 U8 1996
Source Original Book: UPN A Century Later
Language eng
Rights Management Digital image copyright 2005, University of Utah. All rights reserved.
Holding Institution University of Utah
Source Physical Dimensions 14 cm x 21.5 cm
Metadata Cataloger Kelly Taylor
ARK ark:/87278/s6319w0z
Setname uu_upa
Date Created 2005-05-10
Date Modified 2005-05-10
ID 416710
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Title Page463
Description THE UTAH NEWSPAPER HALL OF FAME time of the day, you'd better be careful which side you refer to. For some months now, the south face of the timepiece has been registering 10 minutes slower than the others. Which leads us to observe that in Brigham City we don't even know what time it is!" Now and again a brief poetical stanza would pop up in the column, such as this bit of tongue-in-cheek verse: "I like to look at sweater girls everywhere I travel; Hoping that someday I may see one of 'em unravel." His demonstrated concern for modernization of the paper's production plant played a great part in the success of the News and Journal. On July 15, 1963, the News became one of the earliest Utah papers to convert to 'cold' typography and photo-offset reproduction. The Journal followed three days later. Several months before that, Claybaugh had become a partner in Utah's first commercial web offset printing plant, News Publishing Center, Inc. of Salt Lake City. The firm owned a Vanguard V-15 press, one of the earliest models introduced in the industry. Later NPC was dissolved and the News-Journal acquired its own press, a News King. Clay was president of Utah Press Association in 1952 and received its highest individual accolade, Master Editor and Publisher, in 1970. For 23 consecutive years he was an officer or director of the organization. In August, 1955, a vacancy occurred on the Board of National Editorial Association as a result of the death of Utah publisher Albert W. Epperson. Claybaugh was the Beehive State's designated successor and thus began his rise to the presidency of that 7,000-member organization, the name of which was later changed to National Newspaper Association. He was the first Utahn ever to be elected its president, an honor achieved in 1962 at Hershey, Pennsylvania. He relinquished the gavel at Seattle, Washington, in 1963. One of his most memorable experiences as president, he often recalled, was an individual audience with John F. Kennedy, then President of the United States. Perhaps his most lasting legacy to the national organization is one little known to its membership. Together with 463
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Identifier 470-UPA_Page463.jpg
Source Original Book: UPA A Century Later
Setname uu_upa
Date Created 2005-05-10
Date Modified 2005-05-10
ID 416474
Reference URL