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Herald-Dispatch site launches new events calendar
By January 27, 2015 Read More →

Herald-Dispatch site launches new events calendar

HUNTINGTON, W.Va. — A new events calendar at www.herald-dispatch.com offers many new features. With the new calendar, community members can add basic event listings for free and promote their events for as little as $10 a day. Users also have the ability to search by category or location, along with a map view to show […]

Fairmont paper portrays 24 Hours in its county
By January 21, 2015 Read More →

Fairmont paper portrays 24 Hours in its county

FAIRMONT, W.Va. — Reporters, photographers and editors of the Times West Virginian spent a full day Thursday, Jan. 15, snapping pictures of the people, places and events in Marion County…

By January 19, 2015 Read More →

Bill would make journalists protected workers

CHARLESTON, W.Va. — A week after terrorists stormed the French satirical magazine Charlie Hebdo, killing 12 people, several members of the West Virginia House of Delegates introduced a bill that would create harsher penalties for violent crimes against journalists. Bill sponsors brought up the attack on Bob Aaron, a WCHS reporter who was hit with […]

Daily Mail’s McGill is W.Va. Sportswriter of the Year
By January 9, 2015 Read More →

Daily Mail’s McGill is W.Va. Sportswriter of the Year

CHARLESTON, W.Va. — Charleston Daily Mail sports editor Chuck McGill has been voted the 2014 West Virginia Sportswriter of the Year by the National Sportscasters and Sportswriters Association, the organization announced Thursday. It is the second consecutive year McGill has received the honor, and the third win for him in the last four years. The […]

9 ways to use numbers in advertisements
By January 5, 2015 Read More →

9 ways to use numbers in advertisements

RALEIGH, N.C. — Whether on a printed page, monitor or mobile device, the headline is the most important part of an ad. It tells the reader what the ad is about. With the blink of an eye, he or she decides whether it’s worth the effort to keep reading. Numbers can help you create compelling headlines, […]

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By December 15, 2014 Read More →

WVU professor’s book will become a movie

MORGANTOWN, W.Va. — WVU associate professor of journalism John Temple’s upcoming book on illegal painkiller trafficking will be developed into a Warner Bros. film. The screenplay will be written by the co-writer of Oscar-nominated “Dallas Buyers Club.” The book, “American Pain: How a Young Felon and Five Doctors Helped Unleash the Deadliest Drug Epidemic in […]

Popular podcast boosts Herald-Dispatch drive
By December 12, 2014 Read More →

Popular podcast boosts Herald-Dispatch drive

HUNTINGTON, W.Va. — The McElroy brothers know funny. The Huntington natives Justin, Travis and Griffin McElroy are the voices and minds behind four of the Top 40 Comedy Podcasts on iTunes, including the brand new No. 1 comedy podcast, “The Adventure Zone,” and their popular brotherly advice show, “My Brother, My Brother and Me.” What […]

Herald-Dispatch offers front page reprint
By December 9, 2014 Read More →

Herald-Dispatch offers front page reprint

HUNTINGTON, W.Va. — Order a reprint of Sunday’s front page that celebrates Marshall’s Conference USA Championship win! Reprints are on high-quality photo paper (prints are only $25, and framed prints are $50). T-shirts and coffee mugs are also available. Order by Friday, Dec. 12, to get it in time for Christmas for that special Marshall […]

WVU media students help spawn culinary event
By December 2, 2014 Read More →

WVU media students help spawn culinary event

MORGANTOWN, W.Va. — Students in the West Virginia University Reed College of Media have teamed up with local businesses to create a culinary adventure in downtown Morgantown. More than a dozen downtown restaurants will participate in a food tour, allowing community members the opportunity to sample local cuisine during the first-ever Morgantown Eats: A Culinary […]

By November 20, 2014 Read More →

Downtown Morgantown Welcomes Sew Special

MORGANTOWN, W.Va.  – Morgantown will welcome a new sewing store to its Downtown shopping district. Sew Special will offer a wide range of sewing related supplies and services. The store will be located at 120 High Street and will celebrate its opening Nov. 20, 21 & 22 with refreshments, hourly drawings, other giveaways and sewing demonstrations. […]