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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 […]

By February 1, 2014 Read More →

WVPA Sharing: Column from Sen. Jeff Kessler, President of the State Senate

CHARLESTON, W.Va. — From the beginning of this water crisis,  my pledge to all West Virginians has been to do all in my power to make sure that a completely preventable tragedy like this never happens again. I am proud to report that we took the first step in that direction this week in the Senate with the unanimous […]

By February 1, 2014 Read More →

Employment Opportunity: Charleston Newspapers hiring community news specialist

CHARLESTON, W.Va. — Charleston Newspapers’ Metro Department has an immediate opening for a photographer/reporter/page designer. Based in the West Virginia’s capitol, Charleston Newspapers operates The Charleston Gazette and Charleston Daily Mail. The immediate need is for a full-time staff person with a passion for community journalism. The Metro Department produces weekly zoned editions and special sections under the supervision […]

By January 30, 2014 Read More →

Longtime Braxton Citizens’ News employee dies

From the Braxton Citizens’ News Facebook page SUTTON, W.Va. — Michael Dale “Ernie” McElwain, 57, of Sutton, passed away at Stonewall Jackson Memorial Hospital, Tuesday, January 28, 2014 after a short illness. He was born on September 30, 1956, in Las Vagus, NV the eldest son of Harry and Phyllis McElwain. He was a printer […]

AP names Va., W.Va. news editor
By January 30, 2014 Read More →

AP names Va., W.Va. news editor

By The Associated Press RICHMOND, Va. — The Associated Press has named Steve McMillan, a seasoned editor who has overseen such coverage as the foreclosure and financial meltdown and the buyout of Qwest Communications, news editor for Virginia and West Virginia. The appointment was announced Wednesday by South Regional Editor Lisa Marie Pane. “Steve is […]

By January 29, 2014 Read More →

Past President’s Pen: You should attend the WVPA Legislative Breakfast

Dear fellow publishers and editors, Hope that you all had a very nice, comforting and fun-filled holiday break. I had a chance to get together with most of my kids, and it was, indeed, enjoyable. I realize that many of you do not attend our convention, but if there’s any meeting that you “SHOULD ATTEND,” it’s our […]

By January 27, 2014 Read More →

Employment Opportunity: Wheeling newspapers looking for sports reporter

WHEELING, W.Va. — The Intelligencer and Wheeling News-Register, award-winning dailies in West Virginia’s Northern Panhandle, are seeking an up-and-coming sports reporter. “We focus on local high school sports played in the Ohio Valley Athletic Conference, one of the largest conferences in the nation. The ECHL’s Wheeling Nailers also call our city home, as does one […]

By January 27, 2014 Read More →

What’s next as young fail to become strong news consumers

By Sandra Oshiro The Poynter Institute ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. — Journalism executives and other participants at Poynter’s Future of News Audiences conference heard Sunday night what some would have preferred not to hear: younger generations simply aren’t growing into dedicated consumers of news the way their parents and grandparents did. As young adults age and […]