Convention

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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By August 7, 2014 Read More →

Look who is coming to Convention 2014

CANAAN VALLEY, W.VA. — Interesting in seeing who is coming to Convention 2014 and why? The West Virginia Press Association has released the following list of attendees and the latest program for Convention 2014: 2014 Convention Registration 2014 Convention Program    

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By August 5, 2014 Read More →

Blog: wvpress extra — Bring a jacket to Convention 2014

Aug. 5, 2014: Everyone is excited and working hard to prepare for WVPA Convention 2014.  Just a reminder for you when packing your suitcase for Canaan Valley Resort and Convention 2014. And please share this with any staff members, your spouse or guests who will be attending convention with you. We are expecting sunny weather on Thursday and Friday with just a […]

All WVPA Convention 2014 attendees invited to enjoy Timberline activities
By August 5, 2014 Read More →

All WVPA Convention 2014 attendees invited to enjoy Timberline activities

Resort making activities available at no charge CANAAN VALLEY, W.Va. — Timberline Four Seasons Resort welcomes the West Virginia Press Association and its family of newspapers—and their families — to Wild and Wonderful Canaan Valley. Tracy Herz, vice president of Timberline Four Seasons Resort, invites all convention attendees to partake of the resort’s summer activities with your family — at no […]

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By August 5, 2014 Read More →

Freedom of Information Act letter form available

EDITOR’S NOTE — As a member service and as part of the WVPA Freedom of  Information Act  effort, the WVPA offers this sample design for your FOIA requests. If you  have questions, contact the WVPA. Downloadable:  FOIA Form Public Official Public Official’s Office address Town, WV,  zip   Date: xx/xx/xx            […]

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AARP, WVONGA, AP and WVU participating in Convention 2014
By July 18, 2014 Read More →

AARP, WVONGA, AP and WVU participating in Convention 2014

CHARLESTON, W.Va — The West Virginia Press Association has added two new organizations to the list of organizations and individuals participating in Convention 2014 at Canaan Valley Resort, Aug. 7-9. “The WVPA works to make each convention an outstanding partnership, networking opportunity and educational experience, for both our membership and our guests,” said Don Smith, executive director of […]

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Newspaper veteran Timothy M. Kelly representing AARP at Convention 2014
By July 17, 2014 Read More →

Newspaper veteran Timothy M. Kelly representing AARP at Convention 2014

CANAAN VALLEY, W.Va — Timothy M. Kelly, a retired newspaper executive and member of AARP’s Board of Directors, will participate in the editorial board discussion at  WVPA Convention 2014. The editorial board program — part newspaper industry training exercise and part AARP policy review — brings AARP representatives and West Virginia newspaper editors together for a […]

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