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Earle, Owen inducted into WVPA Hall of Fame
By August 7, 2017 Read More →

Earle, Owen inducted into WVPA Hall of Fame

DAVIS, W.Va. —  Two outstanding West Virginia journalists were inducted into the West Virginia Press Association Hall of Fame, class of 2017, at the WVPA’s 2017 Convention at Canaan Valley Resort. Dave Owen of the Parkersburg Sentinel and Bob Earle of The Weston Democrat joined the Hall of Fame during a ceremony Aug. 3. Ogden Nutting of Ogden Newspapers […]

Convention 2017: Photos from The President’s Reception
By August 4, 2017 Read More →

Convention 2017: Photos from The President’s Reception

DAVIS, W.Va. — The West Virginia Press Association’s 2017 Convention, Aug. 3-5, kicked off Thursday evening with The President’s Reception in honor of Jim McGoldrick and the Hall of Fame induction of Dave Owen of The Parkersburg Sentinel and Bob Earle of  The Weston Democrat. “West Virginia: Adapting to Marketplace Changes” is the convention theme. Here […]

WVPA Convention 2017: Remember your silent auction items
By August 3, 2017 Read More →

WVPA Convention 2017: Remember your silent auction items

  CANAAN VALLEY, W.Va. — The Spirit of Jefferson newspaper added more flavor  to the annual West Virginia Press Association Foundation’s silent auction with unique items from the Eastern Panhandle. The silent auction is part of the WVPA Convention 2017, which starts today is at Canaan Valley Resort in Tucker County. The convention runs through Saturday. NOTE: All silent […]

WVPA Convention 2017: How should we dress?
By August 2, 2017 Read More →

WVPA Convention 2017: How should we dress?

CANAAN VALLEY, W.Va. — The West Virginia Press Association’s 2017 Convention starts Thursday evening, and in the best tradition of the newspaper industry, registration and room reservations are still coming at deadline. “West Virginia: Adapting to Marketplace Changes” is the convention theme, but one thing never changes: There is no rush in the newspaper industry until […]

Time running out to register for WVPA Convention 2017
By July 28, 2017 Read More →

Time running out to register for WVPA Convention 2017

Have you reserved your room at Canaan Valley? CANAAN VALLEY, W.Va. — Registration for the West Virginia Press Association’s 2017 Convention, Aug. 4-5 is open but down to the final days. “West Virginia: Adapting to Marketplace Changes” is the convention theme. One of this year’s sessions centers on advertising opportunities and focuses on that theme. Legal […]

Weston’s Earle, Parkersburg’s Owen elected to WVPA Hall of Fame
By July 28, 2017 Read More →

Weston’s Earle, Parkersburg’s Owen elected to WVPA Hall of Fame

CHARLESTON, W.Va. —  Decades of outstanding service as editor at their West Virginia newspapers has earned two journalists inclusion in the West Virginia Press Association Hall of Fame, class of 2017. Robert Stanley Earle, 1918-2008, served as publisher and editor of The Weston Democrat for more than 40 years, after first starting as a reporter  in 1946. Born on Nov.13, […]

WVPA: Remember your WVPA Foundation Silent Auction items
By July 27, 2017 Read More →

WVPA: Remember your WVPA Foundation Silent Auction items

2018 Contemporary American Theater Festival package latest addition     CANAAN VALLEY, W.Va. — The Spirit of Jefferson newspaper added a touch of the dramatic to the annual West Virginia Press Association Foundation’s silent auction with a package for the 2018 Contemporary American Theater Festival in Shepherdstown.  “The winning bidder will have tickets to see all six plays that will […]

Traveling exhibit on Sen. Robert C. Byrd’s life, career featured at WVPA Convention
By July 27, 2017 Read More →

Traveling exhibit on Sen. Robert C. Byrd’s life, career featured at WVPA Convention

Public invited to view traveling exhibit at Canaan Valley Resort during WVPA Convention, Aug. 3-5 DAVIS, W.Va. – The annual convention of the West Virginia Press Association (WVPA) is hosting the display of the traveling exhibit celebrating the life and career of Senator Robert C. Byrd from Aug. 3-5 at the Canaan Valley Resort. Honoring the 100th Anniversary […]

Convention Update: Is WVPA Newspaper Ownership Initiative a ‘must attend’ seminar?
By July 26, 2017 Read More →

Convention Update: Is WVPA Newspaper Ownership Initiative a ‘must attend’ seminar?

CHARLESTON, W.Va. — For anyone interested in learning how and why newspapers are selling, how newspapers are purchased, the current market value of newspapers, or about the state and future of the newspaper industry, the WVPA Newspaper Ownership Initiative is a “must attend” seminar.  That’s the opinion of Don Smith, executive director of the West Virginia Press Association. The […]

Ready for WVPA Convention 2017?  Register today
By July 24, 2017 Read More →

Ready for WVPA Convention 2017? Register today

Have you reserved your room at Canaan Valley? CANAAN VALLEY, W.Va. — Registration for the West Virginia Press Association’s 2017 Convention, Aug. 4-5 is open. “West Virginia: Adapting to Marketplace Changes” is the theme of the West Virginia Press Association’s 2017 Convention, Aug. 3-5. The WVPA invites its 70 member newspapers and guests to Canaan Valley […]