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Facebook Live workshop this weekend in Charleston
By October 3, 2017 Read More →

Facebook Live workshop this weekend in Charleston

CHARLESTON, W.Va. — Learn how to use Facebook LIVE in your newsroom in a hands on workshop presented by the Online News Association West Virginia on Saturday, Oct. 7. Why use Facebook live to enhance your reporting? Because 1.28 billion people use its services every single day. That’s up a whopping 18 percent higher than last […]

By October 3, 2017 Read More →

‘Ghost Stories’ supplement accepting spooky submissions

The Parkersburg News and Sentinel PARKERSBURG, W.Va.  — Something wicked this way comes … again. The Parkersburg News and Sentinel’s annual “Ghost Stories,” a collection of the unexplained, other wordly and paranormal, is accepting stories from residents of the Mid-Ohio Valley and beyond. How far beyond? Far. Submissions will be accepted until Oct. 9. “Ghost […]

5 inducted into Marshall journalism hall of fame
By October 2, 2017 Read More →

5 inducted into Marshall journalism hall of fame

The Herald-Dispatch Staff Report HUNTINGTON, W.Va.  – Alumni, faculty, friends and family gathered Sept. 29 at Marshall University’s Memorial Student Center to celebrate the career accomplishments of five inductees to the W. Page Pitt School of Journalism & Mass Communications Hall of Fame. Marshall University President Jerome Gilbert welcomed the crowd of about 180 guests as […]

From Your Eyes to Your Ears… WVU Magazine unleashes Sparked, a new podcast
By October 2, 2017 Read More →

From Your Eyes to Your Ears… WVU Magazine unleashes Sparked, a new podcast

WVU Today MORGANTOWN, W.Va. — You’ve read our magazine. Now you can experience it in an auditory realm. Sparked is a podcast of West Virginia University Magazine that is all about the people who are changing Appalachia’s future for the better. We know you’ve heard about our challenges. But there’s more to the story. Reporting on the […]

Note to readers about the Charleston Gazette-Mail Monday editions
By October 2, 2017 Read More →

Note to readers about the Charleston Gazette-Mail Monday editions

Staff report Charleston Gazette-Mail CHARLESTON, W.Va. — As previously announced, the Gazette-Mail will no longer print a physical copy of the newspaper on Mondays. The change takes effect Monday, when no Monday newspaper will be delivered or sold. The Gazette-Mail will continue to print papers the other six days of the week. All the news […]

‘Report for America’ pilot project begins in Appalachia
By September 26, 2017 Read More →

‘Report for America’ pilot project begins in Appalachia

Charleston Gazette-Mail CHARLESTON, W.Va. — The Charleston Gazette-Mail and two other regional news organizations are receiving foundational support to put more reporters in the field. With backing from the Galloway Family Foundation and as part of The GroundTruth Project’s new “Report for America” initiative, the Gazette-Mail, West Virginia Public Broadcasting and the Herald-Leader in Lexington, […]

By September 25, 2017 Read More →

Raycom Media, CNHI announce merger

Times West Virginian MONTGOMERY, Ala. – Raycom Media Inc. and Community Newspaper Holdings Inc. announced today they have agreed to merge, forming one of the nation’s largest privately owned media groups. Raycom Media owns or operates 65 television and two radio stations covering 44 markets in 20 states. CNHI owns more than 110 newspapers, including […]

W.Va. Treasurer’s unclaimed property inserts readied for circulation
By September 15, 2017 Read More →

W.Va. Treasurer’s unclaimed property inserts readied for circulation

CHARLESTON, W.Va. – State Treasurer’s John Perdue is readying another unclaimed property bulletin for statewide insertion into newspapers, beginning Sept. 21 and ending Oct. 5.   Insertion dates are Sept. 21, Sept. 28 and Oct. 5. Some copies are direct mailed to homes.   Each year, the Treasurer’s Office publishes two inserts of approximately 15,000 […]

By September 15, 2017 Read More →

Dominion Post looking for calendar photographs

The Dominion Post MORGANTOWN, W.Va. — We are looking for striking digital images that highlight life in Morgantown and the surrounding area. Your images may show anything from natural landscapes, wildlife, events, facilities, businesses, architecture and weather, to people living, working, shopping or playing. This contest is open to all. There is no entry fee. […]

By September 14, 2017 Read More →

NIE Cruise-In car show is Sunday

By JOHN McVEY The Journal MARTINSBURG, W.Va.  — The fall edition of the Newspapers in Education Cruise-In car show is 1-4 p.m. Sunday at the K-Mart in Martinsburg. Pam Cook, The Journal’s NIE program coordinator, said there will antique, classic and custom cars, trucks and motorcycles. She’s expecting between 100 and 200 participants. It’s $5 […]