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By March 13, 2014 Read More →

Employment Opportunities: State Journal looking for reporters

CHARLESTON, W.Va. — The State Journal, a statewide, weekly newspaper that focuses on business, government, energy and law in West Virginia, is looking for reporters. “Applicants should enjoy the challenge of covering a diverse state with a unique set of challenges and opportunities. Our stories are picked up by national news services and our reporters speak […]

By March 13, 2014 Read More →

Braxton County newspaper seeks full-time staffer

A posting from the Facebook page of the Braxton Citizens’ News SUTTON, W.Va. — Braxton Citizens’ News is now accepting résumés for a full time position. MUST be dependable, have proficient computer skills, able to work and thrive in a deadline oriented setting. Please drop résumés off or mail to 501 Main Street, Sutton, WV. […]

By March 12, 2014 Read More →

Jefferson County weekly looking for writers

A post from the Facebook page of the Spirit of Jefferson CHARLES TOWN, W.Va. — WRITERS WANTED … We’re putting out a call for new contributors: Are you an experienced reporter or editor with a commitment to outstanding work and a desire to tell the stories of the Eastern Panhandle? We’re looking to add new […]

America East early discount deadlines for rooms, registration near
By February 28, 2014 Read More →

America East early discount deadlines for rooms, registration near

WVPA encourages publishers, editor and advertising directors to attend Key deadlines are approaching for The America East Media Business and Technology Conference, the largest newspaper show on the East Coast. Set for set for March 31-April 2 in nearby Hershey, Pa., America East focuses on maximizing print profit and generating new digital revenue. Larry Kramer, president and publisher of […]

By February 28, 2014 Read More →

New outdoors columnist aims for ‘trail not taken’

A column by Larry Case for The Register-Herald BECKLEY, W.Va. — Once I had a good friend that would relate many of the things that we deal with in life to the realm of the outdoor world. Hunting, fishing, trapping, and boating all served as a backdrop for his often earthy observations. As I stumble […]

Register-Herald group wins $1 million lottery prize
By February 19, 2014 Read More →

Register-Herald group wins $1 million lottery prize

  For The Register-Herald CHARLESTON — A lottery group of 27 players from the Beckley area were announced Tuesday as winners of $1 million after matching five of the six numbers from the Feb. 8 Powerball drawing. West Virginia Lottery Director John Musgrave said the winners, now known as “The Beckley 27,” were represented by […]

So why did the publisher stand on the roof?
By February 12, 2014 Read More →

So why did the publisher stand on the roof?

By Emily Gallagher Times West Virginian FAIRMONT, W.Va. — There comes a point when it’s so cold outside that no amount of Under Armour, cold-weather gear and hot coffee can make a difference. Tuesday was that cold. The high reached 27 degrees, but that was only boosted by the bright sunshine in a cloudless sky. […]

Charleston Daily Mail unveils newspaper redesign
By February 10, 2014 Read More →

Charleston Daily Mail unveils newspaper redesign

From staff reports Charleston Daily Mail CHARLESTON, W.Va. — You may have noticed something a little different about your newspaper today. Well, that’s because there is. Ten years after its last makeover, the Charleston Daily Mail has freshened up its look. Most of the changes are subtle, with the addition of a couple of new […]

Newspaper readers know the score
By February 1, 2014 Read More →

Newspaper readers know the score

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WVPA Sharing: NAA president shares thoughts on trends for 2014
By February 1, 2014 Read More →

WVPA Sharing: NAA president shares thoughts on trends for 2014

WASHINGTON, D.C. — In 2014, I believe the news industry will be marked by creativity. I’ve heard this over and over in my conversations with publishers, advertisers and journalists. We’re already seeing big ideas being implemented, and the industry as a whole is eager to collaborate in developing better consumer experiences and more unique product […]