WVPA Sharing

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 […]

By November 12, 2013 Read More →

President Kennedy’s death being commemorated by prayer vigil

GLENVILLE — A “Commemoration Ceremony and Prayer Vigil in Memory of President John F. Kennedy” will take place at 6 p.m. on Fri., Nov. 22, 2013, the 50th anniversary of his assassination. The event will be in Glenville’s new City Square Park in the downtown. Glenville is located 15 miles off I-79, halfway between Charleston […]

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Pocahontas Time’s Geoff Hamill documents fire in downtown Marlinton
By November 10, 2013 Read More →

Pocahontas Time’s Geoff Hamill documents fire in downtown Marlinton

MARLINTON — Early Sunday morning, a blaze destroyed three buildings on Main Street in Marlinton. The conflagration consumed the McK, now known as The Old Bank Building, Dirt Bean Ohana and Hudson’s Variety Store buildings. Firefighting units from as far away as Lewisburg responded to the scene. The first alarm sounded at about 3:30 a.m. Early, […]

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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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