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WV Press Convention Review: Targeting audience and data are keys to successful digital advertising

By Autumn Shelton, WV Press Association CHARLESTON, W.Va. – As newspaper companies move toward website creation to supplement their traditional print publications, many are also focusing on digital advertisement to increase revenue. However, this can be a cumbersome process as the industry changes and for those just starting out.  To[Read More…]

WV Press Convention Review: Available research resources can help transform a good article into a memorable one

By Matt Young, WV Press Association CHARLESTON, W.Va. – Accurate research can make all the difference in the world to a reporter, and the ability to make efficient use of available research resources can help transform a good article into a memorable one. On Aug. 6, a panel of industry[Read More…]

WV Press Convention Review: With college recruitment, diversity, inclusion and a sense of purpose should be new focus of newspaper recruitment; ‘Pale, male and frail’ leadership is out

Today’s college graduates said most racially and ethnically diverse generation so far By Autumn Shelton, West Virginia Press Association CHARLESTON, W.Va. – What is the best way to attract today’s college students to the newspaper industry?  Experts from West Virginia University’s Reed College of Media provided their answers to this[Read More…]

WV Press Convention Review: President Perry Nardo sees convention attendance as key to idea sharing, keeping industry fresh

Guests hear from WV Gamechanger and Trulieve Medical Cannabis By Matt Young, West Virginia Press Association CHARLESTON, W.Va. – The 2022 West Virginia Press Convention got underway Thursday night with a reception hosted by WVPA President Perry Nardo. This year’s convention was held Aug. 4-6, at the Four Points by[Read More…]

Morgan Messenger’s Sandy Buzzerd talks about community journalism and being a woman in the West Virginia newspaper industry’s management

Buzzerd awarded West Virginia Press Association’s 2019 Adam R. Kelly Award WV Press Report CHARLESTON, W.Va. — With 37 years in community journalism, Sandy Buzzerd can talk the talk and has already walked the walk. When presented with the West Virginia newspaper industry’s top award — the Adam R. Kelly Award — Buzzerd[Read More…]

W.Va. Legislative leadership provide media with opinions on Comprehensive Education reform bill

See featured video and graphics on education bill By Erica Young West Virginia Press Association Capitol Reporter CHARLESTON, W.Va. — Comprehensive Education reform — Senate Bill 451 — was the primary topic of conversation Thursday during the West Virginia Press Association’s Legislative Breakfast. During the legislative panel, Senate President Mitch Carmichael, R-Jackson, took[Read More…]

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