WVPA Sharing

Video: U.S. Rep Jenkins speaks in support of coal bill
By July 22, 2015 Read More →

Video: U.S. Rep Jenkins speaks in support of coal bill

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Representative Evan Jenkins, R-W.Va., spoke on the House floor today in support of legislation that protects coal jobs and encourages reuse of coal ash. The U.S. House of Representatives is expected to pass the bill, the Improving Coal Combustion Residuals Regulation Act, later this evening. H.R. 1734 was introduced by Rep. David […]

‘Price is Right’ coming to Charleston
By July 22, 2015 Read More →

‘Price is Right’ coming to Charleston

Charleston, W.Va. – If you’ve ever dreamed of being called to “come on down” on The Price is Right, the Charleston Civic Center announced today that dream may become a reality when the popular interactive stage show makes a stop in Charleston this fall.  Billed as a perfect family entertainment experience, The Price is Right […]

Gov. Tomblin launches statewide truancy diversion initiative
By July 22, 2015 Read More →

Gov. Tomblin launches statewide truancy diversion initiative

Effort part of comprehensive juvenile justice reform legislation CHARLESTON, W.Va. – Gov. Earl Ray Tomblin today announced the launch of the Truancy Diversion Initiative, part of the governor’s comprehensive juvenile justice reform in West Virginia. The governor introduced the proposal as part of his 2015 State of the State address in January and signed Senate […]

This week in West Virginia history: July 30 – Aug. 5
By July 22, 2015 Read More →

This week in West Virginia history: July 30 – Aug. 5

Charleston, W.Va. – The following events happened on these dates in West Virginia history. To read more, go to e-WV: The West Virginia Encyclopedia at www.wvencyclopedia.org. July 30, 1973: The Frederick Hotel in downtown Huntington closed to transient trade. After it was built in 1905, it was touted as the most elegant hotel between Pittsburgh […]

DEADLINE: Convention 2015 registration, room reservation due
By July 21, 2015 Read More →

DEADLINE: Convention 2015 registration, room reservation due

Reserve rooms at Embassy Suites CHARLESTON, W.Va. — With the registration deadline nearing, it’s time to register for the West Virginia Press Association’s Convention 2015. The program/registration information for WVPA Convention 2015 is attached. .   PROGRAM/REGISTRATION INFORMATION: 2015 WVPA Convention program . The WVPA staff is excited about the opportunities provided by having the newspaper industry convention […]

By July 21, 2015 Read More →

Williamson looking for sports reporter

WILLIAMSON, W.Va. — The Williamson Daily News, located in southern West Virginia, is looking for a full-time sport reporter. Candidates should have great writing skills, good computer skills. Sports writing experience preferred, but not necessary. Experience in also photography is a plus. Send resumes and writing samples to Kyle Lovern, editor Williamson Daily News, at klovern@civitasmedia.com or by mail at 38 West 2nd Ave.Williamson, WV 25661 To see all […]

By July 21, 2015 Read More →

Pendleton Times seeking editor

FRANKLIN, W.Va. — The Pendleton Times Newspaper is looking for an editor to direct community news operations. If you’re interested in the opportunity to serve as editor of a weekly newspaper in Franklin, W.Va., which is located in Pendleton County in the eastern portion of the state, now is the time to contact the West Virginia Press Association. The McCoy family-owned […]

By July 21, 2015 Read More →

Register-Herald of Beckley looking for sports reporter

BECKLEY, W.Va. — Register-Herald Newspapers of Beckley, W.Va., is looking for a full-time sports writer to cover everything from high school sports to the PGA Tour’s Greenbrier Classic. The ideal candidate will have experience writing on deadline and covering a wide variety of sports. Pagination and multi-media skills preferred. The position includes full benefits. If interested, […]

By July 21, 2015 Read More →

Register-Herald of Beckley seeking editor

BECKLEY, W.Va. — Register-Herald Newspapers of Beckley, W.Va., is seeking an experienced editor for its top newsroom leadership position in the “newsiest region of southern West Virginia.” The position is responsible for news content for a seven-day, 18,000-circulation newspaper, two weeklies, award-winning magazines, other niche products and the growing digital platforms. “The editor needs a strong management background, editorial writing skills, print […]

By July 21, 2015 Read More →

WV Division of Culture and History offers Daily Trivia and Quiz

CHARLESTON, W.Va. — The West Virginia Division of Culture and History offers a ‘Question of the Day’ and Daily Trivia. Test your knowledge of West Virginia. Question for Monday, July 20, 2015: This man was appointed to fill the Senate seat vacated when Matthew M. Neely became governor of West Virginia in 1941. Feeling lucky? Try […]