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About NJPF

New Jersey Press Foundation began in 1962 with a $100 scholarship awarded to a college journalism student. Over the years since, the foundation has expanded its mission to help develop the next generation of journalists and informed citizens, and to promote the importance of a free press to our democracy.

Current foundation programs and sponsorships include:

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New Jersey Press Foundation
810 Bear Tavern Road, Suite 307
West Trenton, NJ 08628-1022

George White, Executive Director

Peggy Arbitell, Programs Manager


New Jersey Press Foundation
2017 Trustees

President:  Tom Donovan, Asbury Park Press
Vice President:  Brett Ainsworth, The Retrospect
Treasurer:  Richard Vezza, The Star-Ledger
Secretary:  George White, New Jersey Press Association

Ronald Czajkowski, New Jersey Press Association past-director
Mark Blum, Catamaran Media
Stan Ellis, Burlington County Times
James Kilgore, The Princeton Packet
Ronald Morano, FirstEnergy Corporation/JCP&L
Bill Murray, The Trentonian

Founded in 1962 as the charitable arm of the New Jersey Press Association.

NJPF is a charitable 501(c)(3) foundation for inspiring youth readership, advancing student journalism, providing scholarships and professional internships, and boosting the public’s understanding of the free press and its role in our democratic society.

New Jersey Press Foundation
810 Bear Tavern Road, Suite 307
West Trenton, NJ 08628-1022
Phone 609-406-0600 – Fax 609-406-0300