Newspaper Industry News

By July 30, 2014 Read More →

Daily Mail taps reader views on comics, puzzles

CHARLESTON, W.Va. — Do you happily tape “Family Circus” to your fridge? Do you love or hate “Pearls Before Swine”? Don’t feel complete without the Jumble? About once a year we take a look at our newspaper syndicated features lineup. Usually that’s prompted by proposed rate increases by the syndicates, so we’re assessing what still […]

By July 28, 2014 Read More →

WVPA Alert: Power outage at the WVPA office

CHARLESTON, W.Va. — The electricity is off – and, with it, the telephones, internet, fax and coffee pot – at the WVPA office. It will be off until at least noon, Monday, July 28, according to the power company. The staff is working offsite as best it can. If you need to contact the WVPA, call Don […]

By July 28, 2014 Read More →

Williamson Daily News website now faster, easier

WILLIAMSON, W.Va. — If you haven’t visited the Williamson Daily News’ website lately, you should take a look. Just a few days ago, the Williamson Daily News unveiled a significant upgrade to our website, making {website url} easier to navigate, faster to load and more effective for advertisers. As with the recent redesign of our […]

Cipoletti and Point Forward can maximize the benefits from your newspaper’s sponsorships
By July 17, 2014 Read More →

Cipoletti and Point Forward can maximize the benefits from your newspaper’s sponsorships

WVPA NOTE: This information is provided as part of the WVPA’s effort to provide member newspapers with vetted resources to help with the unique challenges facing our industry. If you have questions, contact Don Smith, executive director, at  What is your newspaper’s strategy for sponsorships? WVPA member newspapers — through numerous event sponsorships, along with news […]

By July 14, 2014 Read More →

Williamson, Logan papers offer free apps

WILLIAMSON, W.Va. – Whether you are at home, at work or away on vacation, your local news and sports are now just a click away and at your disposal 24/7, at no cost. Smart-phone apps for both the Williamson Daily News and the Logan Banner are now available free of charge. These apps keep you […]

By July 11, 2014 Read More →

Last-chance reminder issued for Convention 2014 rooms

CHARLESTON, W.Va. — Today (Friday, July 11) is the final day for the reserved WVPA room block at Canaan Resort for Convention 2014.  Attendees wanting to reserve rooms at the WVPA discounted rate of $99 must make reservations today. In fact, executive director Don Smith said any room will be in short supply after today. “You can cancel […]

By July 8, 2014 Read More →

The Key West Citizen looking for advertising consultant

KEY WEST, Fla, — The Key West Citizen, a daily newspaper, is looking for an experienced newspaper sales consultant who still believes in the printed community newspaper. “If you think that the way to build and maintain customers is face-to-face and you have excellent presentation skills; then I want to talk with you about joining […]

By July 1, 2014 Read More →

The Register-Herald in Beckley hiring for three positions

BECKLEY, W.Va. — The Register-Herald, a leading daily newspaper in southern West Virginia, is looking to add staff. The 20,000-circulation Register-Herald is located in Beckley, which is the business and medical hub for the region. The  newspaper has three openings. Candidates for any of the three positions, should send resume and references to Editor Rick Kelley at No. […]

By June 25, 2014 Read More →

High school students visit Herald-Dispatch, explore journalism at Huntington workshop

HUNTINGTON, W.Va. — High school students from West Virginia, Ohio, Kentucky and Maryland spent several days at Marshall University this week learning about journalism. Students arrived on Marshall’s campus Sunday, June 22, and ended the workshop on Wednesday, spending time learning about print, radio, television and online journalism. The workshop, which is sponsored by The […]

By June 23, 2014 Read More →

The Exponent Telegram hiring reporters

CLARKSBURG, W.Va. — The Exponent Telegram, part of a family owned media company expanding in print and digital formats, is looking for reporters to join the award-winning newspaper located in scenic North Central West Virginia.  “If you love the outdoors and the comfort of that hometown feel you’ll fit right in with us. North Central West Virginia is home […]