Convention

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 […]

By August 12, 2014 Read More →

WVPA announces new officers and directors

CHARLESTON, W.Va. — The West Virginia Press Association has announced its slate of officers and directors, as approved by the membership during the Aug. 9, 2014, membership meeting at Canaan Valley Resort.   WVPA and WVPS officers for 2014-15, are as follows: 2014-2015 WVPA Officers & Directors Nominations President: Matt Yeager, Nicholas Chronicle, Summersville (W) […]

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West Virginia’s top newspapers, journalists honored
By August 10, 2014 Read More →

West Virginia’s top newspapers, journalists honored

The Inter-Mountain earns Newspaper of the Year; Hedges named Premier Journalist.  CANAAN VALLEY, 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 the WVPA’s […]

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By August 9, 2014 Read More →

Four newspapers earn WVPA top honor for advertising excellence

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, The Spirit of Jefferson Advocate of Charles Town in Division III, […]

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WVPA Convention 2014: President’s Reception draws large crowd
By August 8, 2014 Read More →

WVPA Convention 2014: President’s Reception draws large crowd

CANAAN VALLEY RESORT — The reception for West Virginia Press Association President Perry Nardo, publisher of The Intelligencer and Wheeling News-Register, opened Convention 2014 Thursday night. Highlights of the night included Nardo sharing  information about  his WVPA initiatives of the past year, West Virginia University President E. Gordon Gee explaining the value of West Virginia University and Charleston Gazette Executive Editor Rob Byers […]

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