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By February 28, 2017 Read More →

WVPA Hall of Fame accepting nominations

CHARLESTON, W.Va. — The West Virginia Press Association is now accepting nominations for the West Virginia Press Association’s Hall of Fame. The Hall of Fame committee welcomes written nominations, which must include a brief biographical sketch. In order to be nominated and elected to the Hall of Fame, a person had to have an “outstanding” career with a […]

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WVPA accepting nominations for Adam R. Kelly Premier Journalist Award
By February 28, 2017 Read More →

WVPA accepting nominations for Adam R. Kelly Premier Journalist Award

CHARLESTON, W.Va. — The West Virginia Press Association is accepting nominations for its Adam R. Kelly Premier Journalist Award through April 1, 2017. The award is the highest individual honor bestowed by the West Virginia Press Association. It’s given each year in recognition of an individual’s service to the newspapers in the state, the West […]

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By February 27, 2017 Read More →

WVPA Convention 2017: Aug. 3-5 at Canaan Valley Resort

The West Virginia Press Association’s 2017 Convention is set for Aug. 3-5, 2017, at Canaan Valley Resort. More details will be posted soon. Contact Don Smith, executive director, 304-342-1011, or donsmith@wvpress.org for more information.

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2017 WVPA Newspaper Contest site open, packets available
By February 17, 2017 Read More →

2017 WVPA Newspaper Contest site open, packets available

Editorial and advertising packets emailed and linked below CHARLESTON, W.Va. — The West Virginia Press Association’s 2017 Newspaper Contest entry packets for editorial and advertising are available and the contest website is open for entries. Every August, the West Virginia Press Association sponsors a statewide convention for newspaper staff members around the state. Benefits include professional development workshops, awards to the […]

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View the WVPA 2016 advertising award-winning entries
By September 8, 2016 Read More →

View the WVPA 2016 advertising award-winning entries

The following are 2016 WVPA winning advertising entries in either pdf and jpeg format: D3 – BEST THEME PAGE(S) _ RETAIL – Breast Cancer Awareness 10-21 D1 – BEST THEME PAGE(S) _ RETAIL – flag D2 – BEST THEME PAGE(S) _ RETAIL – ET_102915_B006 D4 – BEST THEME PAGE(S) _ CLASSIFIED – HalloweenSafety_10-30-15 D3 – BEST […]

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View the WVPA 2016 editorial award-winning entries
By September 8, 2016 Read More →

View the WVPA 2016 editorial award-winning entries

The following are 2016 WVPA winning editorial entries in either pdf and jpeg format: D4 – BEST LEGAL AFFAIRS REPORTING – Legal Issues 06-24-15 D3 – BEST LEGAL AFFAIRS REPORTING – 4 c D2 – BEST LEGAL AFFAIRS REPORTING – ET_052715_A001 D4 – BEST IN-DEPTH OR INVESTIGATIVE REPORTING- FEb 13 p 1 D3 – BEST IN-DEPTH OR […]

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By August 10, 2016 Read More →

WVPA releases list of all winners from 2016 Newspaper Contest

CHARLESTON, W.Va — The West Virginia Press Association has released the list of all winners in the 2016 WVPA Newspaper Contest. Open this link: 2016 WVPA Contest Winners The list is in PDF form and will print on legal-size paper. Congratulations to all winners. 2016 WVPA Contest Winners

Glenville’s Corcoran wins top honor; Four newspapers top General Excellence
By August 6, 2016 Read More →

Glenville’s Corcoran wins top honor; Four newspapers top General Excellence

Glenville Democrat’s Corcoran wins Adam R. Kelly Award; Spencer Newspapers again operates top newspaper in W.Va. MORGANTOWN, W.Va. – Four West Virginia newspapers earned first-place General Excellence awards, which honor outstanding achievement by circulation division, in the 2016 West Virginia Press Association Better Newspaper Contest. The General Excellence Award winners are The Charleston Gazette-Mail in Division I, The Journal of Martinsburg in […]

By August 6, 2016 Read More →

Charleston Gazette-Mail, Exponent Telegram, Times Record and Moorefield Examiner earn top advertising honors

Advertising Excellence recognized by the West Virginia Press Association MORGANTOWN, W.Va. – Four West Virginia newspapers earned first-place General Excellence awards, which honor outstanding achievement by circulation division, in the 2016 West Virginia Press Association’s Advertising Awards Competition. The General Excellence Award winners are The Charleston Gazette-Mail in Division I, The Exponent Telegram of Clarksburg […]

Frank Wood recognized as Distinguished West Virginian at WVPA Convention 2016
By August 6, 2016 Read More →

Frank Wood recognized as Distinguished West Virginian at WVPA Convention 2016