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By January 12, 2018 Read More →

WVU Reed College of Media among the best in MediaShift rankings

WVU Today MORGANTOWN, W.Va. — The West Virginia University Reed College of Media has topped two different “best of” lists for innovation. MediaShift, the premier destination for insight and analysis at the intersection of media and technology, recently announced its top picks for media innovation in several areas. Dean Maryanne Reed was recognized in “EducationShift20: […]

By January 12, 2018 Read More →

Report for America Initiative aims to strengthen local journalism

By PENELOPE De La CRUZ The Daily Athenaeum MORGANTOWN, W.Va. — A new national initiative aims to strengthen local journalism. On Jan. 9, the Reed College of Media hosted a panel at the Media Innovation Center to explain the mission of the new national initiative Report for America, which is part of the GroundTruth project. According […]

By January 8, 2018 Read More →

Mountain Media continues expansion in West Virginia

Mountain Messenger LEWISBURG, W.Va. — 21Mountain Media LLC, a Lewisburg-based community newspaper company, has purchased the assets of Calhoun Publishing Inc., which includes the Calhoun Chronicle and Grantsville News community weekly newspaper. Mountain Media LLC, based in Lewisburg, Greenbrier County, West Virginia, publishes community weekly newspapers, their affiliated publications and multimedia products in the two […]

W.Va. journalist Paul Nyden remembered as crusading reporter, loyal friend and mentor, great storyteller
By January 7, 2018 Read More →

W.Va. journalist Paul Nyden remembered as crusading reporter, loyal friend and mentor, great storyteller

By Ken Ward Jr. The Charleston Gazette-Mail CHARLESTON, W.Va. — Paul J. Nyden, a longtime Charleston Gazette investigative reporter who detailed coal industry abuses and government corruption, died Saturday after a short illness. He was 72. Nyden defended the public’s interests by consistently taking on powerful state businesses and challenging political leaders across West Virginia. […]

By January 4, 2018 Read More →

W.Va. newspapers’ coverage to be featured in new WVPA Insight video program

From the West Virginia Press Association: CHARLESTON, W.Va. — As the West Virginia Legislature prepares for its 2018 regular session, the state’s newspaper industry is preparing its extensive coverage plans, including a new 30-minute weekly video program.  “West Virginia Press Insight” will offer viewers a look at legislative and news coverage from community newspapers across West Virginia. The […]

Tanner promoted to newspaper HR director
By December 19, 2017 Read More →

Tanner promoted to newspaper HR director

Charleston Gazette-Mail CHARLESTON, W.Va. — Lori Tanner-Miller has been named Human Resources Director at Charleston Newspapers, Trip Shumate, CN president and CFO, announced. Tanner-Miller has worked for the company since 1999 and was most recently human resources/payroll generalist. She has an undergraduate degree in history from the University of Charleston and a master’s degree in […]

Stadelman named development director for the Tucker Community Foundation
By December 18, 2017 Read More →

Stadelman named development director for the Tucker Community Foundation

The Inter-Mountain PARSONS, W.Va.  –Kelly Stadelman has been named development director for the Tucker Community Foundation. Stadelman joins the Foundation after working at Stadelman Consulting, a marketing, public relations and market research firm with offices in Thomas and South Charleston. Previously Stadelman co-owned and operated The Parsons Advocate and The Phillips Group, an Elkins-based marketing […]

By December 15, 2017 Read More →

Inter-Mountain offering 2018 People’s Choice

The Inter-Mountain ELKINS, W.Va.  — Who will the people choose as the “Best of the Best” in the 2018 People’s Choice? The Inter-Mountain is once again offering the annual contest, which generates tremendous excitement among customers, businesses and staff members as they wonder who will be recognized and voted the best in the area. It’s […]

By December 13, 2017 Read More →

The Inter-Mountain launches new job board

The Inter-Mountain ELKINS, W.Va.  — The Inter-Mountain, the leading publication for job-seeking professionals, has launched TheInter-Mountain.the, now with cutting edge job-matching technology and targeted network distribution powered by RealMatch ( Employers who post jobs on The Inter-Mountain’s new job board, TheInter-Mountain.the, receive unprecedented access to top job-seeking professionals within The Inter-Mountain’s community and […]

By December 12, 2017 Read More →

Cyberattack slows county government online operations in North Carolina; $23,000 ransom demanded

The Associated Press Report RALEIGH, NC — A cyberattack slowed county government to a crawl Wednesday, Dec. 6, 2017, in North Carolina’s most populous metro area as deputies processed jail inmates by hand, the tax office turned away electronic payments and building code inspectors switched to paper records. Data was frozen on dozens of Mecklenburg County […]