Newspaper Industry News

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 […]

SNPA offering discount for News Industry Summit
By August 15, 2014 Read More →

SNPA offering discount for News Industry Summit

CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. —  The program for the 2014 SNPA News Industry Summit in Charlottesville lays out a roadmap to long-term profitability for newspapers, and is built around themes of leadership, creativity, inspiration and innovation. “You can make an investment in your newspaper’s future by attending the 2014 Southern Newspaper Publishers Associations (SNPA) News Industry Summit in […]

By August 12, 2014 Read More →

WVPA releases complete list of advertising award winners

Individual advertising awards included CANAAN VALLEY, W.Va.  – Four West Virginia newspapers earned first-place General Excellence awards, which honor outstanding achievement by circulation division, in the 2014 West Virginia Press Association Advertising Awards Contest. The General Excellence Award winners are The Dominion Post of Morgantown in Division I, The Exponent Telegram of Clarksburg in Division II, […]

By August 12, 2014 Read More →

WVPA releases list of individual editorial award winners

WVPA released the complete list of individual editorial winners from Convention 2014′ Better Newspaper Competition CHARLESTON, W.Va. — Recognizing outstanding journalistic achievement, the West Virginia Press Association honored newspapers and journalists from around the state Saturday during its 2014 Convention.  The Inter-Mountain Newspaper of Elkins earned the “Newspaper of the Year” honor, recognizing top performance in both […]

Martinsburg paper helps journalism students
By August 8, 2014 Read More →

Martinsburg paper helps journalism students

SPRING MILLS, W.Va. — School hasn’t even started yet, but Spring Mills High English teacher Brooke Jozik and her journalism students have voluntarily spent the past week working ahead and making plans – for everything from newspaper stories to yearbook layouts. They’ve been getting an early start – the approximately 15 students usually begin about […]