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By October 15, 2014 Read More →

Bluefield Daily Telegraph releases new mobile apps

BLUEFIELD, W.Va. — Beginning today, Bluefield Daily Telegraph readers and subscribers alike will have a new way to get the latest local news and information, specifically designed for those on the go. Free mobile apps are now available in the App stores of iTunes, Google Play and Amazon, and each combines live breaking news, sports, […]

By October 15, 2014 Read More →

Here’s what journalists miss when they don’t leave the office

Today let us pay tribute to reporters who, in their quest for a good daily story, boldly defy the Production gods and do the unthinkable: Hang up the telephone and leave the office. Granted, doing a “phoner” often seems like the only recourse when your responsibilities for the day include preparing a story (or two or […]

Bluefield editor to keynote women’s conference
By October 7, 2014 Read More →

Bluefield editor to keynote women’s conference

BLUEFIELD, W.Va. — Bluefield Daily Telegraph Editor Samantha Perry will deliver the keynote address Friday at the Professional Business Women’s Conference at Bluefield College. Bluefield College is hosting the conference Friday from 8:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Shott Hall. The program is designed to help today’s working women develop their leadership skills, business etiquette, […]

WVU media school hits 75-year mark
By October 1, 2014 Read More →

WVU media school hits 75-year mark

MORGANTOWN, W.Va. — With a new name in hand, the WVU Reed College of Media celebrated its long history with a party Tuesday, Sept. 30. The college celebrated the start of its 75th anniversary with an event in the Mountainlair ballrooms that featured food and games for students of the college and other Mountaineers. One […]

Daily Mail revives ‘Cornered by the Camera’
By September 2, 2014 Read More →

Daily Mail revives ‘Cornered by the Camera’

Editor’s note: After about a 20-year absence, a popular Daily Mail feature has been revived. “Cornered By The Camera” offered glimpses of people in and around the Charleston area, a sort of “get-to-know-you” for the Kanawha Valley. It will be a regular Monday Life feature. Chief photographer Craig Cunningham remembers his experiences as the person behind […]

WVU’s Martin Hall retools facilities, curriculum
By August 28, 2014 Read More →

WVU’s Martin Hall retools facilities, curriculum

  MORGANTOWN, W.Va. — The oldest building on campus might have the newest look. Originally known as University Hall, Martin Hall was completed in 1870 and was the first building on the West Virginia University campus. Now, the building still stands strong as it houses the Reed College of Media. This year, for its 75th […]

Inter-Mountain staff up to icy challenge
By August 27, 2014 Read More →

Inter-Mountain staff up to icy challenge

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Wheeling newspaperman retires after 43 years
By August 25, 2014 Read More →

Wheeling newspaperman retires after 43 years

  WHEELING, W.Va. —  When Art Limann began his photojournalism career 43 years ago, there were no computers, digital cameras or spell check – unless you picked up a dictionary. There were, however, typewriters, a darkroom full of chemicals and smoking in the newsroom. Limann, a New Jersey native, retired Saturday from his career with […]

By August 19, 2014 Read More →

Herald-Dispatch writer up for bluegrass award

NASHVILLE, TENN. —  Nominees for the 2014 International Bluegrass Music Awards were announced last week at a press conference in Nashville, Tennessee, with The Boxcars leading the pack with ten nominations for the band and their individual members. They’re followed by Blue Highway with nine nominations, and The Del McCoury Band with six nominations. Awards […]

Inland Press Foundation’s 129th Annual Meeting set for Oct.
By August 15, 2014 Read More →

Inland Press Foundation’s 129th Annual Meeting set for Oct.

CHICAGO, IL. — Inland Press Foundation’s 129th Annual Meeting will take a 360-degree view of the Media Evolution Underway: Where our industry is now, how we’re adapting–and why we’ll prevail. Organizers said an outstanding lineup of media thought leaders and industry veterans will assemble in Chicago to lead sessions on the most urgent concerns–and opportunities–confronting newspapers today. The […]