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Charleston Daily Mail seeking experienced reporter

The Charleston Daily Mail in West Virginia’s capital is seeking a reporter with up to three years of experience to cover local news for print and online readers. This position has the capacity for a wide variety of stories, including breaking news, enterprise and features. We’re looking for a writer with a nose for detail, […]

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Change the Future WV working with newspapers
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Change the Future WV working with newspapers

There was a healthy dialogue this week when Change the Future WV coordinated meetings for newspapers and community health groups in southern West Virginia. With a goal of getting more newspaper coverage of healthy living issues, Change the Future partnered with the West Virginia Press Association to conduct meetings in Mercer and Wyoming counties on Wednesday, […]

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West Virginia newspaper obituaries for Aug. 29

The West Virginia Press Association offers a listing of obituaries from its member newspapers around West Virginia: Bluefield Daily Telegraph – http://bdtonline.com/obituaries Keith Allen Looney, 53, of Richlands, Va. Archie T. Thornton, 92, of Daleville, Va. Mary Edna Davis, 75, of Hurricane Donald W. “Don” Walk, Sr., 82, of Tazewell, Va. Brenda M. Price, 54, of Bluefield […]

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The Associated Press shares the 10 things you need to know today, Aug. 29

Dorothy Abernathy, The Associated Press bureau chief for West Virginia and Virginia, shares the 10 things you need to know today, Thursday, Aug. 29, 2013. Look for full stories on these late-breaking news items, upcoming events and stories in West Virginia newspapers: – 1. OBAMA: U.S. CONCLUDES SYRIAN GOV’T BEHIND CHEMICAL ATTACK The president says […]

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By August 27, 2013 Read More →

The Associated Press shares the 10 things you need to know today, Aug. 27

Dorothy Abernathy, The Associated Press bureau chief for West Virginia and Virginia, shares the 10 things you need to know today, Tuesday, Aug. 27, 2013. Look for full stories on these late-breaking news items, upcoming events and stories in West Virginia newspapers: 1. KERRY: ‘UNDENIABLE’ EVIDENCE OF CHEMICAL WEAPONS USE His tough language marks the […]

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West Virginia newspaper obituaries for Aug. 27

The West Virginia Press Association offers a listing of obituaries from its member newspapers around West Virginia: Bluefield Daily Telegraph – http://bdtonline.com/obituaries Elizabeth (Beth) Clare Kearns Aker, 51, of Princeton Robert Eugene ”Gene” Anderson, 59, of Spanishburg Marvin S. Harold, age 63, of LaVergne. Ruby Geraldine Neely, 68, of Princeton Jeffrey Clark Watkins, 50, of Bluefield Lucy […]

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WVPA on the road: Health initiative takes Smith to Mercer, Wyoming counties
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WVPA on the road: Health initiative takes Smith to Mercer, Wyoming counties

West Virginia Press Association Executive Director Don Smith will visit Mercer and Wyoming counties on Wednesday, Aug. 28, for public meetings in conjunction with writing coach Kate Long’s efforts on behalf of the “Change the Future” program. The meetings are at 9:30 a.m. Wednesday in the Bluefield Daily Telegraph office and at 2 p.m. in Wyoming […]

WVPA partnering with WVU P.I. Reed School of Journalism on legal training for journalists
By August 26, 2013 Read More →

WVPA partnering with WVU P.I. Reed School of Journalism on legal training for journalists

MORGANTOWN — The West Virginia Press Association, as part of its ongoing educational programming, has partnering with the WVU P.I. Reed School of Journalism on legal training workshops for journalists in October. Organized by WVU Professor Tom Stewart, who presented a FOIA session at Convention 2013, the workshops  will take place on WVU’s downtown campus Wednesday, Oct. […]

By August 26, 2013 Read More →

Former UPI vice president and West Virginia native John Kady dead

WHEELING — The Intelligencer and Wheeling News-Register report that John T. Kady, a former United Press International reporter, bureau chief, and vice president, died of a heart attack in Columbus, Ohio, on August 4, 2013. He was 79. Kady’s career with UPI spanned 35 years. Kady was also the author of two books, “A Sentry’s Saga,” […]

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West Virginia newspaper obituaries for Aug. 26

The West Virginia Press Association offers a listing of obituaries from its member newspapers around West Virginia: Bluefield Daily Telegraph – http://bdtonline.com/obituaries James Edward Woods 73 of Brushfork Road, Bluefield Rita Jo Taylor 73 of Dinger Road Bluefield The Reverend Don Blankenship, age 64, of Daniels Harold B. Catron, 98, of the Haven’s, formerly of the Clover […]

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