Colorado Press Association
|Formation||August 8, 1878|
|Website||Colorado Press Association Website|
The Colorado State Press Association was formed in Denver, Colorado on August 8, 1878. In 1889, J.D. Dillenback of the Western Newspaper Association pushed the Colorado Press Association in a new direction, advocating that the CPA should work to raise the professional standards of journalism in the state. In 1920 the Colorado Press Association elected its first female president, Lois F. Allen.
- "CPAHistory". CPA Association. 2011. Retrieved 14 May 2012.