Newspaper Industry News

Nominations for Adam R. Kelly Premier Journalist Award open until May 1
By April 17, 2014 Read More →

Nominations for Adam R. Kelly Premier Journalist Award open until May 1

CHARLESTON, W.Va. — The West Virginia Press Association is accepting nominations for the 2014 Adam R. Kelly Premier Journalist Award through May 1. The award is the highest individual honor bestowed by the West Virginia Press Association. It’s given each year in recognition of an individual’s service to the newspapers in the state, the West Virginia Press Association and to the individual’s […]

By April 16, 2014 Read More →

Employment opportunity: The Exponent Telegram in Clarksburg looking for graphic artist

CLARKSBURG — The Exponent Telegram in Clarksburg is looking for a graphic artist who has a “nose for news” and the graphic design skill to make it come alive for readers. “We are looking to hire a graphic artist in our newsroom to compliment our agressive efforts to grow both print and digital audience. You will work with […]

By April 10, 2014 Read More →

Goss presses, folder for sale at WVU Institute of Technology

MONTGOMERY, W.Va. — West Virginia University Institute of Technology has two Goss printing presses for sale. The presses have four units each plus a folder and some other specialized additions. One of the presses was rebuilt in 2004. More details, including pricing and specifications, are available by calling Jack Knuckles, director of the department, at 304-442-4712. […]

WVPA Legal Hotline: Is your newspaper participating?
By April 9, 2014 Read More →

WVPA Legal Hotline: Is your newspaper participating?

Few things are more time-consuming and potentially expensive for newspapers than lawsuits and court challenges. The West Virginia Press Association assists its member newspapers by operating the WVPA Legal Hotline. With your newspaper’s participation in the WVPA’s Legal Hotline program, your publisher, advertising department and newsroom are entitled assistance from  WVPA Legal Hotline Attorney Carte Goodwin with […]

By April 9, 2014 Read More →

Princeton editor still critical, shows progress

BLUEFIELD, W.Va. — Princeton Times Editor and General Manager Tammie Toler remains in critical condition at a Roanoke, Va., hospital, however she is showing signs of progress. Toler was hospitalized March 29 after suffering a stroke. During a telephone interview from the Roanoke, Va., hospital Tuesday, Toler’s mother, Connie, said Tammie is following verbal commands […]

By April 9, 2014 Read More →

Ex-Daily Mail Sports Editor Dick Hudson dies at 100

CHARLESTON, W.Va. — Dick Hudson, who wrote about sports for the Charleston Daily Mail for 36 years, died last Friday at 100 years old. Hudson passed away at home in Shady Springs, Ga., surrounded by family. Hudson’s Mountain State friends and former colleagues recalled him as a “gentlemen” and “sweetheart” who was “studious” and “scholarly” […]

By April 8, 2014 Read More →

WVU student newspaper announces new editors

MORGANTOWN, W.Va. — The Daily Athenaeum has selected its leaders for the 2014-15 academic year. Madonna Nobel will serve as the Editor-in-Chief, and Carlee Lammers will return as the Managing Editor. Nobel is a senior Forensic & Investigative Sciences student at West Virginia University. She came to WVU on a scholarship from Sarawak, Malaysia. Her […]

Marshall ad students win district competition
By April 8, 2014 Read More →

Marshall ad students win district competition

HUNTINGTON, W.Va. — Marshall University advertising students took first place at the district five National Advertising Competition Saturday in Louisville, Ky. The NSAC is sponsored by the American Advertising Federation. They secure a sponsor each year and issue a case study that challenges advertising students to create a campaign. This year students worked with Mark […]

James Dent fans get another chance to laugh
By April 7, 2014 Read More →

James Dent fans get another chance to laugh

CHARLESTON, W.Va. — An exhibit showcasing the cartoons, columns and correspondence of James F. Dent opens Monday in the State Archives Library in the Culture Center. Dent, who worked at The Charleston Gazette from the time he graduated from West Virginia University in 1952 until his death in 1992, is probably best known for his […]

Princeton editor named ‘Columnist of the Year’
By April 7, 2014 Read More →

Princeton editor named ‘Columnist of the Year’

PRINCETON, W.Va. — Princeton Times Editor Tammie Toler has been honored as a “Columnist of the Year” in the Best of CNHI editorial competition. Toler, a veteran area journalist, received a top columnist award in the non-dailies competition. The winners of the Best of CNHI competition were announced last week. Community Newspaper Holdings Inc. (CNHI) […]