WVPA Sharing

By December 5, 2013 Read More →

The Herald-Dispatch in Huntington looking for state government reporter

The Herald-Dispatch in Huntington, W.Va., is seeking an experienced reporter to lead local and state government reporting for print and digital platforms. Contact Ed Dawson at  edawson@herald-dispatch.com or (304) 526-2787. To see all newspaper employment opportunities, visit http://wvpress.org/?p=23

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By November 27, 2013 Read More →

WVPA Sharing: WV Courtesy Patrol celebrating 15 years of helping motorists

BECKLEY, W.Va. – Motorists traveling through West Virginia this holiday season should watch for “white” on the highways. While snow is falling across the Mountain State this Thanksgivings, it’s the white trucks of the West Virginia Courtesy Patrol (WVCP) that will offer travelers assistance. For the last 15 holidays, motorists in need of help have been able […]

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By November 27, 2013 Read More →

WVPA Column: Newspapers energize the holiday shopping marketplace

By Don Smith Executive Director West Virginia Press Association West Virginians know Thanksgiving means turkey, stuffing, mash potatoes, pumpkin pie, the Macy’s parade and football. Those are traditions. There is another tradition many West Virginians count on each Thanksgiving: finding the community newspaper “stuffed” with sales fliers and coupons. The Friday after Thanksgiving kicks off […]

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WVPA Sharing: Daily Mail sharing capitol decorating photo
By November 26, 2013 Read More →

WVPA Sharing: Daily Mail sharing capitol decorating photo

West Virginia newspapers are joining in the WVPA’s holiday sharing effort. Photographer Bob Wojcieszak, city editor Lauren McGill and editor/publisher Brad McElhinny have shared this Christmas decorating photo  from the Capitol. It’s a photo of statewide interest that every newspaper in the state could use. The photo in this post was emailed and can be […]

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WVPA Sharing: Print Quality TWV Traffic Photo
By November 25, 2013 Read More →

WVPA Sharing: Print Quality TWV Traffic Photo

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By November 25, 2013 Read More →

WVPA Sharing: What kind of holiday driver are you?

By Debra Minor Wilson Times West Virginian FAIRMONT — What kind of holiday driver are you? Are you a turkey? Are you a big old hunk of that sweet potato pie Grandma baked just for you? Or do you scare the stuffing out of everybody and his brother? Holiday driving can bring out the beast […]

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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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