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By August 23, 2017 Read More →

New podcast: Saturday Morning Quarterbacks

By AUSTIN WEIFORD The Register-Herald BECKLEY, W.Va. — In a continuing effort to expand our digital content, The Register-Herald is proud to announce our upcoming podcast, Saturday Morning Quarterbacks. Sports Reporter Tyler Jackson and Sports Editor Gary Fauber will break down high school football events in our coverage area, including Summers, Wyoming, Greenbrier, Raleigh, and […]

Former Parkersburg News editor Robert Robinson dies at 70
By August 16, 2017 Read More →

Former Parkersburg News editor Robert Robinson dies at 70

The Parkersburg News and Sentinel PARKERSBURG, W.Va.  — A former editor of The Parkersburg News passed away on Saturday. He was 70. Robert Glen “Bob” Robinson Jr., editor of The News from 1985 to 1989, was nominated for a Pulitzer Prize in 1978 for a breaking story about the collapse of the cooling tower at […]

Scripps Howard Foundation recognizes WVU’s Maryanne Reed
By August 15, 2017 Read More →

Scripps Howard Foundation recognizes WVU’s Maryanne Reed

CHICAGO, Ill. — Maryanne Reed, dean of the WVU Reed College of Media, was honored the Scripps Howard Foundation as its Administrator of the Year during the annual Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication convention in Chicago.  At AEJMC Conference, the Scripps Howard Foundation honors Reed as Administrator of the Year and Allan Richards from FIU College of Communication, Architecture […]

Photos offer memories of WVPA Convention 2017
By August 14, 2017 Read More →

Photos offer memories of WVPA Convention 2017

DAVIS, W.Va. — The West Virginia Press Association held its 2017 Convention, Aug. 3-5, at Canaan Valley Resort. Here are photos from the event:  

Johnson named executive editor of I-M
By August 14, 2017 Read More →

Johnson named executive editor of I-M

The Inter-Mountain ELKINS — Brad Johnson has been introduced as the new executive editor of The Inter-Mountain, and will begin his duties today. Johnson is taking over for Matthew Burdette, who served as executive editor since 2012. Burdette is leaving The Inter-Mountain for the editor’s position at The Telegraph in Nashua, New Hampshire, also owned […]

By August 8, 2017 Read More →

Journalism employment opportunities available in the Logan, Williamson, W.Va., region

CHARLESTON, W.Va. — Journalists interested in working in the Logan and Williamson region of West Virginia should contact Don Smith, donsmith@wvpress.org, of the West Virginia Press Association. “Community journalism is at its best when the journalists know the community and understand the issues,” Smith said. “Right now we have a media company looking to hire […]

Heath named new editor of The Journal
By August 8, 2017 Read More →

Heath named new editor of The Journal

The Journal MARTINSBURG, W.Va.  — Mary Ann Heath brings 13 years of daily newspaper experience to her new role as editor of The Journal. She was most recently the news editor of The Mining Journal in Marquette, Michigan. “I’m interested in the opportunity,” Heath said of taking over as editor of The Journal. “I visited […]

The Herald-Dispatch’s Dawson honored as WVPA Premier Journalist
By August 7, 2017 Read More →

The Herald-Dispatch’s Dawson honored as WVPA Premier Journalist

DAVIS, W.Va. — Ed Dawson, editor and publisher of The Herald-Dispatch in Huntington was honored with The West Virginia Press Association’s Adam R. Kelly Premier Journalist Award for 2017. The Premier Journalist honor is the WVPA’s highest individual honor. It’s given each year in recognition of an individual’s service to the newspapers in the state, the West Virginia Press Association and […]

Four newspapers earn West Virginia Press Association top editorial honors
By August 7, 2017 Read More →

Four newspapers earn West Virginia Press Association top editorial honors

The Herald-Dispatch’s Dawson wins Premier journalist award DAVIS, W.Va. – Four West Virginia newspapers earned first-place General Excellence awards, which honor outstanding achievement by circulation division, in the 2017 West Virginia Press Association Better Newspaper Contest. The General Excellence Award winners are The Charleston Gazette-Mail in Division I, The Inter-Mountain of Elkins in Division II, […]

Advertising Excellence recognized by the West Virginia Press Association
By August 7, 2017 Read More →

Advertising Excellence recognized by the West Virginia Press Association

DAVIS, W.Va. – Four West Virginia newspapers earned first-place General Excellence awards, which honor outstanding achievement by circulation division, in the 2017 West Virginia Press Association’s Advertising Awards Competition. The General Excellence Award winners are Charleston Gazette-Mail and The Herald-Dispatch of Huntington in a tie in Division 1; The Exponent Telegram of Clarksburg Division 2; The Spirit of Jefferson in Division 3; Moorefield Examiner in […]