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WVPA Convention 2015 starts Thursday
By August 9, 2015 Read More →

WVPA Convention 2015 starts Thursday

President’s Reception set for The Culture Center and State Museum; bus leaving at 6:15 p.m. CHARLESTON, W.VA — The West Virginia Press Association’s Convention 2015 kicks off Thursday and offers the state’s newspaper industry three days of recognition, education and celebration. Activities start with Thursday’s President’s Reception — held this year at The Culture Center and State Museum on the […]

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WVPA Convention 2015 offering editors, reporters valuable opportunity
By August 2, 2015 Read More →

WVPA Convention 2015 offering editors, reporters valuable opportunity

Panel to discuss ‘A Reporter’s 10-Step Guide to Finding Good Stories’ CHARLESTON, W.Va. — Some say the best stories are those that haven’t yet been told. If you ask Nanya Friend, West Virginia Press Association news editor and former Charleston Daily Mail publisher and editor, she’ll tell you ideas are solid gold and scads of […]

DEADLINE: Convention 2015 registration, room reservation due
By July 21, 2015 Read More →

DEADLINE: Convention 2015 registration, room reservation due

Reserve rooms at Embassy Suites CHARLESTON, W.Va. — With the registration deadline nearing, it’s time to register for the West Virginia Press Association’s Convention 2015. The program/registration information for WVPA Convention 2015 is attached. .   PROGRAM/REGISTRATION INFORMATION: 2015 WVPA Convention program . The WVPA staff is excited about the opportunities provided by having the newspaper industry convention […]

Newspapers encouraged to bring regional items for silent auction at Convention 2015
By July 16, 2015 Read More →

Newspapers encouraged to bring regional items for silent auction at Convention 2015

CHARLESTON, W.Va. — Bidding on silent auction items is a tradition at the West Virginia Press Association’s annual conventions. Convention 2015 is Aug. 13-15 at The Embassy Suites in Charleston and the silent auction tradition continues.  “An enjoyable part of the event is shopping through the annual WVPA Foundation silent auction items,” said Don Smith, executive director […]

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WVPA requesting newspapers provide FOIA information for Convention 2015
By July 16, 2015 Read More →

WVPA requesting newspapers provide FOIA information for Convention 2015

Editors asked to provide update CHARLESTON, W.Va. — The West Virginia Press Association Convention 2015 will include a special panel discussion on West Virginia’s newly revised Freedom of Information Act (3 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 15). To prepare, the WVPA is asking for editors and reporters to provide input on FOIA-related developments involving media organizations and/or the communities you […]

WVPA Convention 2015 registration/room deadline near
By July 15, 2015 Read More →

WVPA Convention 2015 registration/room deadline near

  CHARLESTON, W.Va. — With the registration deadline nearing, it’s time to register for the West Virginia Press Association’s Convention 2015. The program and registration information for WVPA Convention 2015 is attached. 2015 WVPA Convention program The WVPA staff is excited about the opportunities provided by having the newspaper industry convention in Charleston this year. “It’s extremely important […]

By June 15, 2015 Read More →

Convention Sponsorship Opportunities

The WVPA Annual Convention offers several marketing platforms to reach the decision makers of West Virginia’s 80 newspapers, as well as the other corporate sponsors, ad agencies, non-profits and government agencies in attendance. Sponsorship opportunities range from $1,000 to $5,000 and include one or more convention registrations. Click here for more information on the presenting sponsorships […]

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2014 WVPA Premier Journalist: Dave Hedges
By August 28, 2014 Read More →

2014 WVPA Premier Journalist: Dave Hedges

  DAVIS, W.Va. – David Hedges, publisher of Spencer Newspapers in Spencer, W.Va., was honored with the Adam R. Kelly Premier Journalist Award by the West Virginia Press Association during its annual convention at Canaan Valley Resort on August 9. Hedges, an award-wnning editor, columnist and writer, was selected for the 2014 award due to […]

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By August 12, 2014 Read More →

WVPA releases complete list of advertising award winners

Individual advertising awards included CANAAN VALLEY, W.Va.  – Four West Virginia newspapers earned first-place General Excellence awards, which honor outstanding achievement by circulation division, in the 2014 West Virginia Press Association Advertising Awards Contest. The General Excellence Award winners are The Dominion Post of Morgantown in Division I, The Exponent Telegram of Clarksburg in Division II, […]

By August 12, 2014 Read More →

WVPA releases list of individual editorial award winners

WVPA released the complete list of individual editorial winners from Convention 2014′ Better Newspaper Competition CHARLESTON, W.Va. — Recognizing outstanding journalistic achievement, the West Virginia Press Association honored newspapers and journalists from around the state Saturday during its 2014 Convention.  The Inter-Mountain Newspaper of Elkins earned the “Newspaper of the Year” honor, recognizing top performance in both […]