(Blue Springs, MO., December 23, 2002) — The Dog Writers Association of America (DWAA) is set to get new exposure for the organization with a general newsroom on www.goodnewsforpets.com. DWAA is a non-profit organization dedicated to promoting the interests of dogs through news and informational channels. The organization has been a media member of goodnewsforpets since its launch in 2000.
The DWAA newsroom on goodnewsforpets.com will promote the organization, its programs and its spokespersons as media resources. The new newsroom will also highlight the DWAA annual dinner on the Sunday evening of Westminster weekend on February 9, 2003 in the Ballroom, Southgate Tower Hotel in New York, at which time the awards for the writing competition are announced. Winners will be posted to the newsroom after the event.
Goodnewsforpets.com will also feature DWAA member books on the site. DWAA members may send in a jpeg of your book cover, the ISBN number from www.amazon.com, the publisher’s name, and your email if applicable for posting to the site. We will post up to 10 new books per month.
DWAA in turn plans to promote the site to its members as a good resource of information for what’s happening in the pet and veterinary industries.
The Dog Writers Association of America began in 1935 at the Westminster Kennel Club in the old Madison Square Garden. The organization has nearly 600 members representing writers, editors, photographers, reporters, publicists, publishers, and editors. DWAA’s annual writing competition is probably the best known in the industry. The organizations website is www.dwaa.org.
Goodnewsforpets.com is a pet news web site developed to be a resource of information for reporters, editors, producers and writers looking for timely pet and veterinary news. The site was developed by Germinder & Associates, Inc. Germinder & Associates, Inc., www.germinder.com; is a full service agency founded in 1998 by Lea-Ann Germinder, APR, a 22-year veteran of the communications industry. The award-winning agency services local and national accounts primarily in the animal health and sporting goods industries. The company is located in Blue Springs with a satellite office in New York City.