Nomination deadline: July 14

Don't forget to nominate your "rising star" to participate in the 2017-18 SNPA NEX GEN mentor program by Friday, July 14.

This year-long program offers newspaper professionals with executive potential the opportunity to develop their industry knowledge, analytical skills and aptitude for innovation.

Each of the eight selected protégés is paired one-on-one with one of the brightest talents in the newspaper industry. The pool of NEX GEN mentors includes publishers, CEOs and executives from marketing/advertising, circulation, production and digital operations.