Newspaper Industry News

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 […]

Charleston Gazette names assistant city editor
By January 24, 2014 Read More →

Charleston Gazette names assistant city editor

From the Charleston Gazette CHARLESTON, W.Va. — Lori Kersey has been named assistant city editor of The Charleston Gazette. Kersey is a native of Sissonville and received her bachelor’s degree in print journalism from Marshall University and her master’s degree in communications from Morehead State University in Kentucky. She has been a staff writer for […]

WVPA Sharing: Capitol Press Crew on the job
By January 20, 2014 Read More →

WVPA Sharing: Capitol Press Crew on the job

By January 6, 2014 Read More →

Employment opportunity: The Herald-Dispatch in Huntington, W.Va., looking for government reporter

HUNTINGTON, W.Va. — The Herald-Dispatch of Huntington, W.Va., a daily newspaper located in a city of about 50,000, is seeking a motivated, experienced reporter to cover local government primarily and state government periodically. Candidates should have 3-5 years experience, excellent reporting and writing skills and capable of providing a mix of daily and enterprise stories […]

Have you read ‘Poisoning The Press? If you’re a journalist, you should.
By November 25, 2013 Read More →

Have you read ‘Poisoning The Press? If you’re a journalist, you should.

Christmas idea for those interested in politics and the media and a must-read for all investigative journalists:   If you haven’t read Mark Feldstein’s ‘Poisoning The Press,’ ask for it this Christmas. It’s not a new book – out in 2010 – but an outstanding read. Always being behind the trendy, I just recently found […]

By November 20, 2013 Read More →

America East — The largest newspaper show on the East Coast — set for March 31-April 2

The largest newspaper show on the East Coast set for March 31-April 2 Organizers are advising newspaper publishers to save the date for the new America East Media Business and Technology Conference, March 31 –April 2, in Hershey, Pennsylvania. With an anticipated 600+ attendees and 85 exhibitors, it will be the largest newspaper event on […]

By November 20, 2013 Read More →

Newspapers gearing up for an important Black Friday

By Caroline Little President and CEO Newspaper Association of America This is shaping up to be one of the most critical holiday shopping seasons in recent memory. Due to a quirk in the calendar, Thanksgiving arrives less than a month before Christmas. With the economy looking to rebound, this year’s Black Friday has drawn even […]

By November 13, 2013 Read More →

The Exponent Telegram of Clarksburg looking for a news editor

CLARKSBURG, W.Va. — The Exponent Telegram, a multi-media company serving a nine-county area, is looking for an experienced news editor to join our growing company. “Our news editor, a longtime trusted and valuable member of our newsroom management team, is retiring Dec. 31. The right candidate will have news gathering, layout and design, and people skills […]