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Alton Helm, of The Washington Post, and Marie Anne Colucci, formerly with the Montreal Gazette, are founders of NBDN and were the first recipients of the award.
"NBDN exists to assist newspapers in pursuit of new business, whether it's additional revenue from existing customers or new business from new customers and Bill Joyner has been the persistent leader in this effort," Ray Carlsen, outgoing executive director of the Inland Press Association, which handles the business and administrative functions for NBDN, said in a statement.
He serves as classified committee chair for the Inland Press Association and is a board director of NBDN.