West Virginia Press Convention

WV Press Convention Follow-up: Pulse Research to begin follow-up calls and emails with data and information

Pulse to share new WV Data survey By Autumn Shelton, WV Press Association CHARLESTON, W.Va. – The WV Press Association is encouraging newspaper publishers, ad directors and advertising staffers to talk with Pulse Research Representative Sammy Papert in the coming weeks about his company’s research and opportunities to increase advertising[Read More…]

WV Press Convention: Rebuild Local News Coalition provides insight on ‘Community News and Small Business Support Act’ and challenges facing local news organizations

Steven Waldman, chair of the Rebuild Local News Coalition and founder of Report for America, speaks to convention CHARLESTON, W.Va. — Journalists attending the recent WV Press Association Convention in Charleston heard an update on the “local news crisis” in America: “It’s not just a threat to your jobs, it’s a[Read More…]

WV Press Convention: WVU’s Cyphert says artificial intelligence could evolve into a valuable tool, provided human involvement remains integral

Speaker emphasized the importance of comprehensive AI education for professional organizations, warns of AI hallucinations and misinformation By Autumn Shelton, WV Press Association CHARLESTON, W.Va. – There are many concerns surrounding the use of artificial intelligence (AI) in the workplace, but through proper education and oversight, AI could evolve into[Read More…]

WV Press Convention: AARP provides update on Social Security; payments keeping 45% of older West Virginians out of poverty

WV Press Staff Report CHARLESTON, W.Va. —  “Social security … is one of the most – if not the most – important programs in the country. It’s the foundation of income-security for tens-of-millions. In West Virginia, one-in-four receive social security, so that’s about 300,000 retirees.” That opinion and data came[Read More…]

WV Press Convention: Major General Bill Crane praises 6,500 National Guard members doing the mission for West Virginia; journalists hear update on activities

WV Press Association Staff CHARLESTON, W.Va. –  “It’s a real honor to have been selected to command the National Guard. We have 6,500 incredible members. Every time the governor, or the country, asks, we stand up and we do the mission.” Major General Bill Crane, adjutant general of the West[Read More…]

WV Press Convention 2023: U.S. Senators’ offices offer guidance to newspapers

U.S. Senators Manchin and Capito send video messages to WV media WV Press Association Staff CHARLESTON, W.Va. – Attendees at the West Virginia Press Association’s recent 2023 Convention got insight and guidance from staff representatives of U.S. Senators Joe Manchin, D-W.Va., and Shelley Moore Capito. Mara Boggs, W.Va. state director[Read More…]

WV Press Convention Follow-up: WV newspaper advertising sales staffers learn about engaging local businesses using data

Pulse to share WV Data survey; see presentation video By Autumn Shelton, WV Press Association CHARLESTON, W.Va. – Media professionals from across the Mountain State gathered together at the West Virginia Press Association’s annual convention, Aug. 11-12, to learn how advertising sales teams may grow their client base using Pulse[Read More…]

WV Press Convention 2023: Hampshire Review wins Newspaper of the Year Honors

EDITORIAL: Charleston Gazette-Mail, The Inter-Mountain, Hampshire Review, and The Doddridge Independent win General Excellence Honors ADVERTISING: Charleston Gazette-Mail, The Inter-Mountain, Times Record & Roane County Reporter; and Tyler Star News win General Excellence Honors WV Press Staff Report CHARLESTON, W.Va. — With “family” being a major theme of the 2023 West[Read More…]

WV Press Convention 2023: State’s newspapers gathering in Charleston on Friday and Saturday

Two-day conference includes awards, education and networking; Sponsors and speakers supporting event that features three segments open and free to the public WV Press Staff Report CHARLESTON, W.VA. — West Virginia newspaper representatives will hear from Gov. Jim Justice, U.S. Sen. Joe Manchin and U.S. Sen. Shelley Moore Capito, along with[Read More…]

2023 WVPA Convention: Pulse Research session will help advertising staff ‘close the deal’ with data driven, shopping-intent information

WV News Publisher Andy Kniceley endorses program to build sales, encouraging industry attendance By Autumn Shelton, WV Press Association CHARLESTON, W.Va. – Those at Pulse Research want to help advertising sales teams more effectively “close the deal” with their clients by providing them with the largest source of data driven,[Read More…]

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