Newspaper Industry News

By April 27, 2018 Read More →

Bluefield Daily Telegraph, WV, seeking copy editor/multimedia editor

BLUEFIELD, W.Va. The Bluefield Daily Telegraph, an award-winning newspaper, is seeking a talented and enthusiastic Graphic arts professional for an employment opening as a copy editor/multimedia editor. Successful candidates must possess a bachelor’s degree in graphic design, journalism, communications or related field,” editor Samantha Perry said. “Excellent knowledge of graphic design, grammar and the English language […]

By April 27, 2018 Read More →

Bluefield Daily Telegraph, WV, seeking print/multimedia reporter

BLUEFIELD, W.Va. — The Bluefield Daily Telegraph, an award-winning newspaper, has an opening for a general assignment reporter for its print/multimedia operations. “The newspaper is looking for a reporter who thrives in a fast-paced newsroom and is comfortable covering crime, court and community events. The ideal candidate will be adept at covering breaking news as […]

Deadline is Tuesday: WVPA Foundation accepting scholarship and summer Internship applications for 2018-19
By April 27, 2018 Read More →

Deadline is Tuesday: WVPA Foundation accepting scholarship and summer Internship applications for 2018-19

Newspapers interesting in hosting an intern should contact the WVPA CHARLESTON, W.Va. — There is still one week for students to submit applications for the West Virginia Press Association Foundation’s 2018 Summer Internships and 2018-19 Scholarships. If internships are awarded, the WVPAF provides both paid and unpaid internships at newspapers across West Virginia. If scholarships are […]

Final Week: WVPA Foundation accepting scholarship and summer Internship applications for 2018-19
By April 23, 2018 Read More →

Final Week: WVPA Foundation accepting scholarship and summer Internship applications for 2018-19

Newspapers interesting in hosting an intern should contact the WVPA CHARLESTON, W.Va. — There is still one week for students to submit applications for the West Virginia Press Association Foundation’s 2018 Summer Internships and 2018-19 Scholarships. If internships are awarded, the WVPAF provides both paid and unpaid internships at newspapers across West Virginia. If scholarships are […]

Jarrid McCormick joins WDN as sports reporter
By April 23, 2018 Read More →

Jarrid McCormick joins WDN as sports reporter

Staff report Williamson Daily News WILLIAMSON, W.Va. — Jarrid McCormick, a lifelong Williamson resident and a 2010 graduate of Williamson High School, has joined HD Media as a sports reporter for the Williamson Daily News. While at WHS, Jarrid played four years of basketball and baseball, three years of golf and one year of football. […]

By April 13, 2018 Read More →

Readers have 30 days of free access to The Dominion Post’s new website and mobile app

MORGANTOWN, W.Va. — The Dominion Post is excited to let readers know about a new website and mobile app for dominionpost.com. “We have been working on this new look for several months now and are excited …,” said Managing Editor Pam Queen. “We’ve wanted to clean up the look of the site for some time […]

Media Alert: Newspaper conference call on tourism set for Wednesday at 1 p.m.
By April 10, 2018 Read More →

Media Alert: Newspaper conference call on tourism set for Wednesday at 1 p.m.

CHARLESTON, W.Va. — The West Virginia Press Association has arranged a newspaper industry conference call with W.Va. Tourism Commissioner Chelsea Ruby for 1 p.m. Wednesday, April 11, to discussion and answer questions on tourism plans. The WVPA will host the call. Information on participation has been emailed to each editor. If you have questions or did […]

WVPA stalwart Ed ‘Chad’ Chadwick dead at 83
By April 9, 2018 Read More →

WVPA stalwart Ed ‘Chad’ Chadwick dead at 83

HUNTINGTON, W.Va. — Edward Francis ‘Chad’ Chadwick, who was a leader in the West Virginia newspaper industry and the West Virginia Press Association for decades, passed away on April 6 at home surrounded by his family. Chadwick, 83, was an active member of the WV Press Association, serving numerous roles including President in 1982. In 1999, […]

By April 2, 2018 Read More →

HD Media closes purchase of Charleston Gazette-Mail

By LACIE PIERSON Charleston Gazette-Mail CHARLESTON, W.Va. — HD Media and Charleston Newspapers closed the sale of the Charleston Gazette-Mail Friday afternoon, a few hours after a federal bankruptcy judge ruled the former owners of the Charleston Daily Mail wouldn’t receive a cut of the proceeds from the $11.487 million sale. It took about two […]

By March 28, 2018 Read More →

Majority of Gazette-Mail employees to keep jobs in HD Media purchase

By LACIE PIERSON Charleston Gazette-Mail CHARLESTON, W.Va. — The majority of Charleston Gazette-Mail employees will keep their jobs amid HD Media’s purchase of the newspaper, employees learned Monday. A total of 168 people received employment offers from HD Media Monday, according to Jim Heady, who will become the publisher of West Virginia’s largest newspaper April 1. […]