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The Charleston Gazette-Mail, W.Va., chosen for ProPublica local reporting project
By December 8, 2017 Read More →

The Charleston Gazette-Mail, W.Va., chosen for ProPublica local reporting project

Staff report Charleston Gazette-Mail CHARLESTON, W.Va. — The Charleston Gazette-Mail has been chosen as one of seven news outlets nationwide to participate in a new Local Reporting Network launched by the nonprofit journalism organization ProPublica. ProPublica selected veteran staff writer Ken Ward Jr. from a pool of 239 applicants from 45 states. The yearlong initiative, […]

Media Advisory: WV Commerce Secretary Woody Thrasher, Division of Forestry Director Barry Cook and new Regional Forester Jones to attend today’s grand opening of W.Va. Division of Forestry Region 3 Headquarters
By December 8, 2017 Read More →

Media Advisory: WV Commerce Secretary Woody Thrasher, Division of Forestry Director Barry Cook and new Regional Forester Jones to attend today’s grand opening of W.Va. Division of Forestry Region 3 Headquarters

BUCKHANNON, W.Va. — The West Virginia Division of Forestry is hosting a grand opening for its new regional office in Buckhannon Dec. 13. The office will serve as Region 3 headquarters, and is the first new office to open since the Division of Forestry converted its former three-region system to six in October. WHO: West […]

By December 6, 2017 Read More →

Shipping deadlines for Herald-Dispatch photo reprints

The Herald-Dispatch HUNTINGTON, W.Va.  — The Herald-Dispatch offers a gift gallery that includes more than 100 photos called “Scenes from the Tri-State,” which are professionally shot photos of everything from Blenko Glass to Marshall sports. There also are 100 photos in the “We Are Marshall” section and 28 Marshall University football championship reprints from 1992 to […]

By December 1, 2017 Read More →

Bluefield College, WV, hosts 18th Annual Media Appreciation Luncheon

By CHARLES BOOTHE Bluefield Daily Telegraph BLUEFIELD, Va. — A Bluefield College student and a journalist from the region were honored at the 18th Annual Media Appreciation Luncheon at Bluefield College Thursday. Ben Ayers, a BC student, and WVNS-TV (Channel 59) anchor Tim Carrico won the Shott Excellence in Media Awards. Ayers, a graphics communications […]

By November 28, 2017 Read More →

The Inter-Mountain Newspaper of Elkins, WV, seeking a circulation director

ELKINS, W.Va. — The Inter-Mountain, a six-day daily newspaper with offices located in Elkins and Buckhannon, W. Va., is seeking an outgoing person to manage and grow newspaper sales. “Our Circulation Director has a team of two District Sales Managers and a Clerk in our 8 county region of beautiful North-Central West Virginia. You will […]

Elf off the Shelf goes ‘wild’
By November 24, 2017 Read More →

Elf off the Shelf goes ‘wild’

The Inter-Mountain ELKINS, W.Va. — The Inter-Mountain mail room employee Bryan ‘Lee’ Remano entertains guests as the Elf on the Shelf character during The Inter-Mountain’s ‘Wild Wednesday’ promotion where newspapers featured $162,000 in potential Black Friday savings. Also pictured is The Inter-Mountain Business Office Manager Marcia Myers. See more from The Inter-Mountain

Perry to deliver keynote address at BC media appreciation program
By November 16, 2017 Read More →

Perry to deliver keynote address at BC media appreciation program

Bluefield Daily Telegraph BLUEFIELD, W.Va.  — Bluefield Daily Telegraph Editor Samantha Perry will deliver the keynote address at this year’s Media Appreciation Day program at Bluefield College.  Bluefield College Public Relations Director Chris Shoemaker said the college will pay tribute to the work of local journalists during its 18th Annual Media Appreciation Day on November 30. Shoemaker said the […]

Unsung Heroes: The Journal honors veterans at luncheon
By November 9, 2017 Read More →

Unsung Heroes: The Journal honors veterans at luncheon

By JOHN McVEY The Journal KEARNEYSVILLE, W.Va.  — Since the Veterans Affairs Medical Center in Martinsburg began giving out pins to Vietnam War veterans two and a half years ago on the 50th anniversary of the war, Tim Cooke, director of the VAMC, said it has been his pleasure and privilege to have given out […]

MEDIA ALERT: WVU’s Nov. 13 Academic Media Day to address opioid addiction
By November 7, 2017 Read More →

MEDIA ALERT: WVU’s Nov. 13 Academic Media Day to address opioid addiction

EDITOR’S NOTE: The West Virginia Press Association endorses WVU’s Academic Media Day activities and encourages all media groups to send representatives. The presentations have been outstanding and invaluable in terms of getting new information, accessing data and networking with experts and WVU resources. From John A. Bolt Senior Executive Director, University Relations/Communications West Virginia University Dear editors: […]

By October 30, 2017 Read More →

News and Sentinel seeks photos for Hometown Spirit section

The Parkersburg News and Sentinel PARKERSBURG, W.Va.  — Two, four, six, eight. Who do we appreciate? The Parkersburg News and Sentinel will again publish Hometown Spirit, a collection of reader-submitted photographs featuring local cheerleaders, bands, twirlers and competition dance teams from local schools, cheerleading squads, groups and organizations in the Mid-Ohio Valley including Parkersburg, Marietta, […]