Newspaper Industry News

By September 13, 2016 Read More →

Why Print News Still Rules

Each time my newspaper delivery runs late, as it did last Saturday morning, and I’m forced to the Web for my early dose of news, I’m reminded how reading the news online pales compared to reading it in newsprint. Don’t get me wrong: I’m not some aging dead-ender who wishes it was 1995 and not […]

By September 12, 2016 Read More →

The Inter-Mountain of Elkins seeking circulation director

Dynamic, sales-oriented circulation director needed ELKINS, W.Va. — The Inter-Mountain, an award-winning daily newspaper in the heart of the state’s tourism district, seeks a circulation director to manage operations within the newspaper’s diverse and vast eight-county delivery territory in north central West Virginia. This is an executive position at the department-head level, and newspaper industry experience […]

Gazette-Mail names new sports editors
By August 25, 2016 Read More →

Gazette-Mail names new sports editors

CHARLESTON, W.Va. — The Gazette-Mail has announced the promotions of Derek Redd to sports editor and Nick Scala to assistant sports editor. The veterans of the former Daily Mail and Gazette sports departments bring a combined 54 years of experience to the positions. Redd has been an employee of Charleston Newspapers since 2012, when he joined […]

By August 23, 2016 Read More →

Lee Enterprises to Sell Provo Daily Herald to Ogden Newspapers

A press release from Dirks, Van Essen & Murray Lee Enterprises, Incorporated, a major provider of local news, information and advertising in 49 markets, has entered into an agreement to sell its newspaper and digital media operations in Provo, Utah to Ogden Newspapers of Utah, LLC, including theDaily Herald and heraldextra.com. Dirks, Van Essen & Murray, […]

Ogden Newspapers race presents $20,000 to YMCA
By August 19, 2016 Read More →

Ogden Newspapers race presents $20,000 to YMCA

WHEELING, W.Va. — Between 2010 and 2015, the Ogden Newspapers Half Marathon Classic handed out more than $100,000 to six local charitable causes. That amount grew by its largest-ever one-year total on Thursday, with the race committee presenting J.B. Chambers YMCA Executive Director Adam Shinsky a check for $20,000. Shinsky said the donation is huge […]

By August 12, 2016 Read More →

Missouri journalist Jim Fall Jr. dead at 79

MARYVILLE, Mo. — James “Jim” Randolph Fall, Jr. — father, husband, grandfather, friend, newspaperman, sports fan, fisherman, golfer — the former mayor of Maryville who served as the executive editor of the Maryville Daily Forum and who was a lifelong advocate for community journalism, died Tuesday at Mosaic Hospital in St. Joseph. He was 79. […]

Beckley publisher’s retirement celebrated
By August 10, 2016 Read More →

Beckley publisher’s retirement celebrated

BECKLEY, W.Va. — The lobby of Beckley Newspapers was packed Tuesday as employees and the community celebrated retirement of Publisher Frank Wood after a 47-year career in the newspaper business. While he may have retired from business, he will always remain a great guy, his friends said. “I think the newspaper takes on the personality […]

Dominion Post hosts Pokemon Go party
By July 28, 2016 Read More →

Dominion Post hosts Pokemon Go party

MORGANTOWN, W.Va. — “Pokemon Go” players had the chance to catch a few more Pokemon in Sabraton on July 27 thanks to The Dominion Post. The newspaper hosted a Post PokeParty for the community. The event featured giveaways, free treats and the opportunity to try and catch Pokemon for players of “Pokemon Go.” The Dominion […]

Dominion Post plans Pokemon Go party
By July 26, 2016 Read More →

Dominion Post plans Pokemon Go party

MORGANTOWN, W.Va. — Pokemon players can “catch ’em all” on July 27 in the grassy area behind The Dominion Post as lure modules will be set up from noon-8 p.m. The Post PokeParty will lure Pokemon for eight hours, and there will be free Wi-Fi, as well as refreshments for those who follow The Dominion […]

By July 20, 2016 Read More →

The real promise of newspapers: Leadership

Struggling urban dailies could learn a thing or two from small papers Media Life  For all the troubles they face, and they are legion, newspapers still enjoy what matters the most for any medium: the finest of audiences. People who read newspapers are the best-educated and most affluent of any community. They have the deepest […]