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WVPA partnering with WVU P.I. Reed School of Journalism on legal training for journalists
By August 26, 2013 Read More →

WVPA partnering with WVU P.I. Reed School of Journalism on legal training for journalists

MORGANTOWN — The West Virginia Press Association, as part of its ongoing educational programming, has partnering with the WVU P.I. Reed School of Journalism on legal training workshops for journalists in October. Organized by WVU Professor Tom Stewart, who presented a FOIA session at Convention 2013, the workshops  will take place on WVU’s downtown campus Wednesday, Oct. […]

By August 26, 2013 Read More →

Former UPI vice president and West Virginia native John Kady dead

WHEELING — The Intelligencer and Wheeling News-Register report that John T. Kady, a former United Press International reporter, bureau chief, and vice president, died of a heart attack in Columbus, Ohio, on August 4, 2013. He was 79. Kady’s career with UPI spanned 35 years. Kady was also the author of two books, “A Sentry’s Saga,” […]

Dave Corcoran author’s his first ‘Past President’s Pen’
By August 23, 2013 Read More →

Dave Corcoran author’s his first ‘Past President’s Pen’

Hi, newspaper folks! Just wanted to drop you a quick line about our West Virginia Press Association’s Convention at this time. It, indeed, was a great convention, not just because Wheeling’s Oglebay Park Resort is a super place for newspaper meetings, but also because it was a “home grown” assembly, with our own Mountain State’s journalists […]

By August 11, 2013 Read More →

WVPA General Excellence Award winners are Charleston Daily Mail, The Inter-Mountain, Hampshire Review and The Record Delta

WHEELING  – Four West Virginia newspapers have earned first-place General Excellence awards, which honor outstanding editorial achievement by circulation division, in the 2013 West Virginia Press Association Better Newspaper Contest. The General Excellence Award winners are Charleston Daily Mail in Division I, The Inter-Mountain of Elkins in Division II, Hampshire Review of Romney in Division […]

President’s Pen – July 1, 2013
By July 1, 2013 Read More →

President’s Pen – July 1, 2013

Hey, dear publishers and editors, Happy Independence Day to all of you, your families and staffs! Now down to serious business: Our 2013 WVPA Convention is coming up Thursday through Saturday,  Aug. 8-10, at the very popular Oglebay Resort in Wheeling. Have you registered yet? If not, don’t delay to do so; it’s important! We […]