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Life and times of a Charleston Daily Mail intern

Life and times of a Charleston Daily Mail intern

A blog post by Daily Mail Editor and Publisher Brad McElhinny  Ever wonder what it’s like to work for a newspaper? Every summer, we give a couple of college students a chance to find out — which is a very good thing because the students have set journalism as a career goal. We don’t have […]

Hurricane Breeze editor has mild heart attack

From the Facebook page of the Hurricane Breeze Hurricane Breeze editor Ron Allen suffered a mild heart attack on the night of Monday, May 26. On Tuesday morning, he underwent heart catheterization and a stint was placed in one of his arteries. He is currently recovering in St. Mary’s Hospital. Mr. Allen previously had a […]

Editor marks National Hospital Week in hospital

A column by Bill Fouch, editor of the Grant County Press PETERSBURG, W.Va. — It was only fitting that during National Hospital Week, I spent part of it at Grant Memorial Hospital. I’m no stranger to that facility. I’ve been up there so many times they know me on a first name basis. I’ve been there for a […]

Editor Tammie Toler honored by Princeton school

Editor Tammie Toler honored by Princeton school

PRINCETON, W.Va. — Princeton Senior High School inducted Princeton Times Editor Tammie Toler into the PSHS Hall of Fame Wednesday during an academic awards ceremony for graduating seniors. Allen Kade introduced Tammie and recalled what a wonderful student she had been in his 7th grade class. “Tammie has shown determination, courage and strength throughout her […]

Charles Town editor recovering from heart attack

Charles Town editor recovering from heart attack

From Facebook, a column by Christine Snyder, Life editor of The Spirit of Jefferson This week’s Page 2 editor’s note is a personal one. We have tried to be as transparent as possible about the Spirit, so when our editor Rob Snyder (also my husband) had a heart attack Saturday and almost died, we felt […]

Daily Mail staffer awarded for water crisis timeline

Daily Mail staffer awarded for water crisis timeline

A blog post by Charleston Daily Mail Editor and Publisher Brad McElhinny CHARLESTON, W.Va. — Well done to Charleston Daily Mail multimedia reporter Marcus Constantino, who has been recognized for his compilation of a useful and interesting interactive timeline of the WV water contamination. The timeline, which Marcus compiled using a program called Timeline JS, organized […]

Gazette writers win two Green Eyeshade awards

Gazette writers win two Green Eyeshade awards

    CHARLESTON, W.Va. — Charleston Gazette staff writers won two first-place honors in this year’s Green Eyeshade Awards, a contest that recognizes the best newspaper reporting and writing in the southeastern United States. The Society of Professional Journalists granted Green Eyeshade Awards to Gazette staff writers Douglas Imbrogno, Eric Eyre and David Gutman. Imbrogno […]

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Employment Opportunity: WVPA looking for talented newspaper/media professional

CHARLESTON, W.Va. — The West Virginia Press Association has an opening for a newspaper/media industry professional or recent college graduate with excellent communication skills and a willingness to embrace the future of journalism and media. The position would work with advertising, marketing, design, online news operations and member services. The WVPA goal is to work with the […]

Stadelman to serve as Governor’s director of communications
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Stadelman to serve as Governor’s director of communications

CHARLESTON, W.Va. – Gov. Earl Ray Tomblin announced today Chris Stadelman will serve as the director of communications for the Governor’s Office, effective May 16, 2014. “I have worked closely with Chris in the past and I believe he brings valuable knowledge and experience to our team,” Gov. Tomblin said. “I’m pleased he has accepted […]

Get the news home delivered at the speed of light

WEIRTON, W.Va. — Readers of The Weirton Daily Times will have even more ways to enjoy the area’s most comprehensive report of news and information when the newspaper launches its digital edition on May 15. Print newspaper subscribers also will be able to read a digital version of the newspaper directly on their computer, tablet […]