Newspaper Industry News

By March 31, 2014 Read More →

Princeton Times editor hospitalized after stroke

PRINCETON — A veteran local journalist who has served as editor and general manager of the Princeton Times for the past decade is undergoing treatment for a stroke at a Roanoke, Va., hospital. Tammie Toler, an award-winning newspaper reporter/editor who started her career in newspapers working on the copy desk of the Bluefield Daily Telegraph […]

Princeton Times editor’s illness sparks outpouring
By March 31, 2014 Read More →

Princeton Times editor’s illness sparks outpouring

PRINCETON, W.Va. — A veteran local journalist who has served as editor and general manager of the Princeton Times for the past decade is undergoing treatment for a stroke at a Roanoke, Va., hospital. Tammie Toler, an award-winning newspaper reporter/editor who started her career in newspapers working on the copy desk of the Bluefield Daily […]

By March 28, 2014 Read More →

WVPA editorial and advertising contest help available over the weekend

Message from executive director Don Smith: As the WVPA contest deadline of March 30 nears, I want to assure everyone not to panic. We will work with you to make sure everything is entered correctly. There have been a lot of calls and questions and we expect more over the final weekend.   You can call or […]

By March 27, 2014 Read More →

Herald-Dispatch offers column space to candidates

HUNTINGTON, W.Va. — The Herald-Dispatch will publish one guest column per candidate prior to May primary elections in West Virginia, Ohio and Kentucky. Columns submitted by candidates must be no more than 600 words and submitted via email (either in an attachment in Word format or in the body of the email) by Wednesday, April […]

Parkersburg newspaper expands digital access
By March 24, 2014 Read More →

Parkersburg newspaper expands digital access

PARKERSBURG – Since 1875, The Parkersburg News and Sentinel has delivered valuable news and information to the residents of the Mid-Ohio Valley. The News and Sentinel has been an integral part of life in the region for generations, delivering news from your neighborhood and beyond directly to your door. But as technology changes, so do […]

He’s Mr. Multimedia
By March 18, 2014 Read More →

He’s Mr. Multimedia

A blog post by Charleston Daily Mail Editor and Publisher Brad McElhinny Marcus Constantino is a can-do kind of guy. You might see his work in the form of stories, photo or video. He received praise recently for his compilation of an interactive, multimedia timeline from the West Virginia water contamination. Marcus is a December […]

By March 13, 2014 Read More →

Employment Opportunities: State Journal looking for reporters

CHARLESTON, W.Va. — The State Journal, a statewide, weekly newspaper that focuses on business, government, energy and law in West Virginia, is looking for reporters. “Applicants should enjoy the challenge of covering a diverse state with a unique set of challenges and opportunities. Our stories are picked up by national news services and our reporters speak […]

By March 13, 2014 Read More →

Braxton County newspaper seeks full-time staffer

A posting from the Facebook page of the Braxton Citizens’ News SUTTON, W.Va. — Braxton Citizens’ News is now accepting résumés for a full time position. MUST be dependable, have proficient computer skills, able to work and thrive in a deadline oriented setting. Please drop résumés off or mail to 501 Main Street, Sutton, WV. […]

By March 12, 2014 Read More →

Jefferson County weekly looking for writers

A post from the Facebook page of the Spirit of Jefferson CHARLES TOWN, W.Va. — WRITERS WANTED … We’re putting out a call for new contributors: Are you an experienced reporter or editor with a commitment to outstanding work and a desire to tell the stories of the Eastern Panhandle? We’re looking to add new […]

America East early discount deadlines for rooms, registration near
By February 28, 2014 Read More →

America East early discount deadlines for rooms, registration near

WVPA encourages publishers, editor and advertising directors to attend Key deadlines are approaching for The America East Media Business and Technology Conference, the largest newspaper show on the East Coast. Set for set for March 31-April 2 in nearby Hershey, Pa., America East focuses on maximizing print profit and generating new digital revenue. Larry Kramer, president and publisher of […]