What’s new in AP style? | Paula Froke and Colleen Newvine
Paula Froke, editor of the AP Stylebook, presents the Stylebook’s much-anticipated annual session on updates and additions to AP style in the last year. Some of these changes will take effect today on AP Stylebook Online, with ACES members being the first to know.
Colleen Newvine, AP Stylebook product manager, will show you how to claim your ACES member discount on an AP Stylebook Online subscription.
Tweet your style questions to @APStylebook or stop by the AP Stylebook’s sponsor table to get your AP style question to the top of the list.
Intermediate Level, All editors, Words and Language
Paula Froke is editor of The Associated Press Stylebook and a manager on the AP’s Nerve Center. She started her 35-plus years with the AP as a Dow Jones News Fund intern on the AP's main editing desk in New York. Her AP career has included jobs as news editor in Minnesota and Michigan; deputy national editor at headquarters; assistant managing editor/nights on the Nerve Center; AP embedded editor at MSN News; and executive director of Associated Press Media Editors.
Colleen Newvine is product manager for the Associated Press Stylebook. She was a reporter and editor at daily, weekly and monthly publications before getting her MBA and moving to the business side of news. She joined the AP in 2006 and has worked on the Stylebook nearly that long. She was inducted into the Central Michigan University Journalism Hall of Fame in 2017, recognizing her work on the Stylebook. She works for AP part time, and is also a marketing consultant and life coach.