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By November 10, 2013 Read More →

Cunningham Energy drilling horizontal oil wells in Clay County

CHARLESTON — Cunningham Energy LLC has announced plans for three new shallow horizontal oil wells to be drilled in Clay County Cunningham Energy said all three horizontal wells are targeting oil in the Big Injun Sand formation in Union District of Clay County. The wells will be drilled from the “Rhino” pad, according to Cunningham Energy. “Cunningham Energy […]

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Standard newspapers, WVPA work to maximize benefits
By November 1, 2013 Read More →

Standard newspapers, WVPA work to maximize benefits

WVPA staff visits newspaper staff to help with sales and training   WINFIELD — When Chris and Kelly Stadelman purchased the Putnam Standard and Cabell Standard newspapers in August, the couple were quick to talk with the West Virginia Press Association about maximizing the benefits of that professional relationship. Chris is a former WVPA board […]

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By October 31, 2013 Read More →

Mountain Media looking for marketing manager

Mountain Media, which owns and operates the Mountain Messenger in Lewisburg, The Parsons Advocate in Parsons and the Clay Free Press in Clay and operates the Pocahontas Times in Marlinton,  is look for a marketing manager. The job description is below. Interested candidates should email resumes to Michael Showell at publisher@mountainmessenger.com. Marketing Manager Responsibilities Include: ·         […]

Gov. Tomblin cutting Canaan Valley ribbon photo available on WVPA Sharing Network
By October 31, 2013 Read More →

Gov. Tomblin cutting Canaan Valley ribbon photo available on WVPA Sharing Network

News Law seminar provides journalists with practical insights
By October 31, 2013 Read More →

News Law seminar provides journalists with practical insights

By GEORGE HOHMANN For the WVPA MORGANTOWN — Relevant legal information that journalists could put to immediate use was presented in a recent day-long seminar at the West Virginia University School of Journalism. Participants in the News Law Training Seminar learned key points about defamation law, privacy, state and federal Freedom of Information Act laws, […]

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WVPA Sharing: Opinion — Renewable Fuel Standard harmful to consumer
By October 16, 2013 Read More →

WVPA Sharing: Opinion — Renewable Fuel Standard harmful to consumer

Editor’s Note: This op-ed article is distributed through the WVPA Sharing Network and is made available for use  in print and online by WVPA members at the newspaper’s discretion. For more information or assistance with downloading, contact WVPA executive DirectorDon Smith at 304-342-1011, ext. 160. CHARLESTON — When Washington knows best, you can bet your boots […]

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By October 15, 2013 Read More →

WVPA Sharing: Download information for Oct. 13 multi-platform articles from P.I. Reed School of Journalism students

Note to Editors: This semester, WVU, in cooperation with the WVPA, 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 be made available every couple […]

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WVU Student Report: VH1’s Save the Music supports musical education in West Virginia Schools
By October 15, 2013 Read More →

WVU Student Report: VH1’s Save the Music supports musical education in West Virginia Schools

Editor’s Note:  The Mountaineer News Service is produced by journalism students at West Virginia University.  Students from the P.I. Reed School of Journalism report, write and produce multi-platform news and feature packages about newsworthy subjects in West Virginia.    By Michelle Deehan, Brandon Hite and Laken Vita The Mountaineer News Service MORGANTOWN – Louis Armstrong […]

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Deadline for Oct. 23 News Law seminar is noon Thursday
By October 14, 2013 Read More →

Deadline for Oct. 23 News Law seminar is noon Thursday

Newspapers can request invoicing for staff members’ attendance MORGANTOWN — The registration deadline for the  “News Law Training”  seminar being hosted by West Virginia University on noon on Thursday, Oct. 17. Don Smith, executive director of the West Virginia Press Association, said that WVPA member newspapers have the option of registering by telephone or email with the […]

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From the Past President Pen: The Power of Newspapers
By October 9, 2013 Read More →

From the Past President Pen: The Power of Newspapers

From the Past President’s Pen By David Corcoran Dear WVPA Publishers and Editors, Almost once a week, I come up with a newspaper success story that makes me proud to be a journalist and, thus, helping other people achieve their life’s goals. Just last week, a rough-looking individualist road into Glenville in a horse drawn covered wagon. […]

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