The APA Hall of Honor award was created to recognize former Alabama Newspaper Executives who have brought honor to the newspaper industry in this state.

To identify past leaders in our industry whose memory should be honored…

  • The APA Hall of Honor award was created to recognize former Alabama Newspaper Executives who have brought honor to the newspaper industry in this state.
  • The committee will induct two honorees each year.
  • Inductees will be deceased former Alabama newspaper executives who have brought honor to the newspaper industry in Alabama. They may also be recognized for some strong contribution to their city or state.
  • An inductee must have been deceased for more than five years.
  • Their leadership in the Alabama Press Association will also be a factor for consideration.
  • Nominees not inducted one year will be carried forward for consideration the next year, as moved and approved by the committee members.
  • Deadline for nominations is November 30, 2018.
  • Please contact the APA office for information regarding those eligible for induction.

The induction ceremony will be held at Auburn University in the Alabama Newspaper Hall of Honor Room, which serves as the newspaper reading room at Auburn’s Ralph Brown Draughon Library

Click here to download the criteria, information and nomination form.

Click here to download a list of past honorees.

For more information please contact Felicia Mason at 1-800-264-7043.

Auburn University cordially invites you to attend the Alabama Newspaper Hall of Honor induction of Kathryn Tucker Windham and Paul Davis.

The ceremony will be held on Saturday, April 7, 2018, at 11 a.m. in the Reading Room of the Ralph Brown Draughon Library. Registration will begin at 10:15 a.m. and a light lunch will follow the ceremony.

At 3 p.m., the Auburn A-Day spring football game will kickoff at Jordan-Hare Stadium and complimentary tickets are avaliable by request.

If you are planning to attend the ceremony, please RSVP by returning the reply card mailed along with your invitation no later than Friday, March 23.

If you have any questions, please contact Felicia Mason or Jaclyn Langan at 205-871-7737.

3324 Independence Dr.
Suite 200
Birmingham, AL 35209

Phone: 205.871.7737
Fax: 205.871.7740