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WVPA Sharing: Prepared for the holiday traffic?
By November 25, 2013 Read More →

WVPA Sharing: Prepared for the holiday traffic?

By Debra Minor Wilson Times West Virginian FAIRMONT — At some point this week, to go over that river and through those woods to Grandmother’s house, you’re going to have to drive on a highway. And you won’t be alone. It might seem like the roads will be more crowded than the kiddie table on […]

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Have you read ‘Poisoning The Press? If you’re a journalist, you should.
By November 25, 2013 Read More →

Have you read ‘Poisoning The Press? If you’re a journalist, you should.

Christmas idea for those interested in politics and the media and a must-read for all investigative journalists:   If you haven’t read Mark Feldstein’s ‘Poisoning The Press,’ ask for it this Christmas. It’s not a new book – out in 2010 – but an outstanding read. Always being behind the trendy, I just recently found […]

WVPA Sharing: Kids Health No. 7 Download
By November 24, 2013 Read More →

WVPA Sharing: Kids Health No. 7 Download

Hello editors, Here is the 11-24-13 Kids’ Health article and art. You will find the article – below – and cutlines for four pieces of art plus the logo. Article, with Kids’ Health logo, with Juvenile Commitment Rates graphic, with State Housing Profile graphic, with color headshot of Paul Sheridan   Cutlines for four pieces […]

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WVPA Sharing: Local entrepreneur aims to make a difference
By November 22, 2013 Read More →

WVPA Sharing: Local entrepreneur aims to make a difference

By Brittany Furbee, Megu Kolanko and Anjelica Trinone Justin Chambers is an up and coming entrepreneur from West Virginia who hopes to use his collapsible wind turbine technology to make a difference in the world. Justin Chambers, shown here with his wind turbine, is a Ph. D student at West Virginia University. He is an […]

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By November 22, 2013 Read More →

WVU SOJ and WVPA providing multimedia packages for newspapers

West Virginia University’s P.I. Reed School of Journalism, in cooperation with the West Virginia Press Association, has again agreed to make a number of multi-platform news and feature packages available to member newspapers of the WVPA. These are outstanding student-generated news packages for your print and online editions.  A budget of stories and videos will […]

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WVPA Sharing: New book chronicles two West Virginia NFL greats, Huff and Gatski
By November 22, 2013 Read More →

WVPA Sharing: New book chronicles two West Virginia NFL greats, Huff and Gatski

“The book had to be written.  The story is just too good.” Author Seseen Francis was explaining the simple reason for writing his new novel, “Sam Huff and the Gunner,” which chronicles the young lives – the growing up years – of football legends Sam Huff and Frank “Gunner” Gatski.   Both Huff and Gatski grew up in Coal Camp Number 9 just a […]

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By November 22, 2013 Read More →

WVPA Sharing: Buckhannon hosting Christmas Craft Show featuring hand-crafted WV items

BUCKHANNON — The Buckhannon National Guard Armory will be transformed into one of the largest holiday showcases in Central West Virginia as the Christmas Craft Show celebrates 31 years Nov. 30 and Dec 1. “Christmas music and the aroma of Campbell’s Kettle Corn will fill the air as holiday shoppers are charmed by the assortment of hand-crafted unique […]

By November 20, 2013 Read More →

America East — The largest newspaper show on the East Coast — set for March 31-April 2

The largest newspaper show on the East Coast set for March 31-April 2 Organizers are advising newspaper publishers to save the date for the new America East Media Business and Technology Conference, March 31 –April 2, in Hershey, Pennsylvania. With an anticipated 600+ attendees and 85 exhibitors, it will be the largest newspaper event on […]

By November 20, 2013 Read More →

Newspapers gearing up for an important Black Friday

By Caroline Little President and CEO Newspaper Association of America This is shaping up to be one of the most critical holiday shopping seasons in recent memory. Due to a quirk in the calendar, Thanksgiving arrives less than a month before Christmas. With the economy looking to rebound, this year’s Black Friday has drawn even […]

By November 13, 2013 Read More →

The Exponent Telegram of Clarksburg looking for a news editor

CLARKSBURG, W.Va. — The Exponent Telegram, a multi-media company serving a nine-county area, is looking for an experienced news editor to join our growing company. “Our news editor, a longtime trusted and valuable member of our newsroom management team, is retiring Dec. 31. The right candidate will have news gathering, layout and design, and people skills […]