The 140-page publication features a comprehensive listing of the Association’s members.
Leading editors have also nominated their favourite front pages of the last 12 months, explaining why a particular front page was so important to them.
It is difficult to single any single editor’s selection out.
But in the office, we found the description from Andrew Holden, editor of The Press in Christchurch, of his front page in the aftermath of the NZ earthquake gripping; so, too, his approach to page 1 for the Pike River mining disaster when it was confirmed 29 lives had been lost.
It was just a terrible year for the Kiwis; and our Queensland and Victorian colleagues have faced a tragedy and challenge in just these opening weeks of 2011.
In the 2011 Yearbook, our listings feature the mastheads and front pages of many members, displaying the diverse approach to reporting in the news in our newspapers across regions, cities and rural areas.
The perfect-bound, glossy magazine was printed by one of the Association’s members, APN News & Media in Warwick, Queensland.
Association boss Mark Hollands said: “The Yearbook has been sent out to all nominated association representatives at newspaper companies and their digital business units, plus a selection of newspaper executives.
“If for any reason anyone has missed out and wants a copy, then we are happy to send one to them.”
The Yearbook is also available and searchable on the PANPA website thanks to Realview Technologies.
A new area listing each member, plus all the key suppliers in the industry, is currently being developed on the Association’s new-look web site www.panpa.org.au