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By September 7, 2017 Read More →

Ruling: Gazette-Mail owners owe $3.8 million to ex-Daily Mail owners

By LACIE PIERSON Charleston Gazette-Mail CHARLESTON, W.Va. — An arbitrator has ruled that the owners of the Charleston Gazette-Mail must pay about $3.8 million to the former owners of the Charleston Daily Mail. The arbitrator made his ruling on Aug. 28, and the decision was filed this week in U.S. District Court in Southern West […]

Gazette-Mail to eliminate Monday print edition
By September 1, 2017 Read More →

Gazette-Mail to eliminate Monday print edition

Charleston Gazette-Mail CHARLESTON, W. Va. — Starting Oct. 2, the Gazette-Mail will cease publishing a print edition on Mondays. The Gazette-Mail will continue to publish a Monday edition, but it will be available only online at wvgazettemail.com, through our apps and in the electronic edition, which shows readers replicas of print pages in a clickable […]

Gazette-Mail editor emeritus named UnitedCoR writer in residence
By August 28, 2017 Read More →

Gazette-Mail editor emeritus named UnitedCoR writer in residence

Charleston Gazette-Mail CHARLESTON, W.Va. — The Gazette-Mail’s editor emeritus has been named writer in residence for a national organization, the United Coalition of Reason, based in Washington, D.C. James A. Haught won’t be in residence in Washington, though. He will remain with the Gazette-Mail and contribute to the group online. UnitedCoR is an umbrella operation […]

By August 23, 2017 Read More →

New podcast: Saturday Morning Quarterbacks

By AUSTIN WEIFORD The Register-Herald BECKLEY, W.Va. — In a continuing effort to expand our digital content, The Register-Herald is proud to announce our upcoming podcast, Saturday Morning Quarterbacks. Sports Reporter Tyler Jackson and Sports Editor Gary Fauber will break down high school football events in our coverage area, including Summers, Wyoming, Greenbrier, Raleigh, and […]

Former Parkersburg News editor Robert Robinson dies at 70
By August 16, 2017 Read More →

Former Parkersburg News editor Robert Robinson dies at 70

The Parkersburg News and Sentinel PARKERSBURG, W.Va.  — A former editor of The Parkersburg News passed away on Saturday. He was 70. Robert Glen “Bob” Robinson Jr., editor of The News from 1985 to 1989, was nominated for a Pulitzer Prize in 1978 for a breaking story about the collapse of the cooling tower at […]

Scripps Howard Foundation recognizes WVU’s Maryanne Reed
By August 15, 2017 Read More →

Scripps Howard Foundation recognizes WVU’s Maryanne Reed

CHICAGO, Ill. — Maryanne Reed, dean of the WVU Reed College of Media, was honored the Scripps Howard Foundation as its Administrator of the Year during the annual Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication convention in Chicago.  At AEJMC Conference, the Scripps Howard Foundation honors Reed as Administrator of the Year and Allan Richards from FIU College of Communication, Architecture […]

Photos offer memories of WVPA Convention 2017
By August 14, 2017 Read More →

Photos offer memories of WVPA Convention 2017

DAVIS, W.Va. — The West Virginia Press Association held its 2017 Convention, Aug. 3-5, at Canaan Valley Resort. Here are photos from the event:  

Johnson named executive editor of I-M
By August 14, 2017 Read More →

Johnson named executive editor of I-M

The Inter-Mountain ELKINS — Brad Johnson has been introduced as the new executive editor of The Inter-Mountain, and will begin his duties today. Johnson is taking over for Matthew Burdette, who served as executive editor since 2012. Burdette is leaving The Inter-Mountain for the editor’s position at The Telegraph in Nashua, New Hampshire, also owned […]

By August 8, 2017 Read More →

Journalism employment opportunities available in the Logan, Williamson, W.Va., region

CHARLESTON, W.Va. — Journalists interested in working in the Logan and Williamson region of West Virginia should contact Don Smith, donsmith@wvpress.org, of the West Virginia Press Association. “Community journalism is at its best when the journalists know the community and understand the issues,” Smith said. “Right now we have a media company looking to hire […]

Heath named new editor of The Journal
By August 8, 2017 Read More →

Heath named new editor of The Journal

The Journal MARTINSBURG, W.Va.  — Mary Ann Heath brings 13 years of daily newspaper experience to her new role as editor of The Journal. She was most recently the news editor of The Mining Journal in Marquette, Michigan. “I’m interested in the opportunity,” Heath said of taking over as editor of The Journal. “I visited […]