Newspaper Industry News

Final week for nominations for the WVPA’s Adam R. Kelly Award
By May 1, 2018 Read More →

Final week for nominations for the WVPA’s Adam R. Kelly Award

CHARLESTON, W.Va. — The West Virginia Press Association is accepting nominations for its Adam R. Kelly Award through May 9, 2018. The award is the highest individual honor bestowed by the West Virginia Press Association. It’s given each year in recognition of an individual’s service to the newspapers in the state, the West Virginia Press […]

Media Advisory: SBA celebrates West Virginia Small Business Week winners Wednesday
By May 1, 2018 Read More →

Media Advisory: SBA celebrates West Virginia Small Business Week winners Wednesday

Local Program part of National Small Business Week April 29 – May 5, 2018   FAIRMONT, W.Va. – The U.S. Small Business Administration’s West Virginia District Office celebrates district and regional 2018 Small Business Week winners at noon Wednesday, May 2, at the Robert H. Mollohan Research Center in Fairmont during a luncheon.   U.S. Senator Shelley […]

Editor & Publisher, Shoptalk: Jim Haught’s ‘One decision doomed a vital paper’ in Charleston W.Va.
By April 30, 2018 Read More →

Editor & Publisher, Shoptalk: Jim Haught’s ‘One decision doomed a vital paper’ in Charleston W.Va.

CHARLESTON, W.Va. — Editor & Publisher recently published the following article by James A. Haught, editor emeritus of the Charleston Gazette-Mail, in its ‘Shoptalk’ section: By James A. Haught  We at West Virginia’s largest newspaper, the Charleston Gazette-Mail, have learned how a single unlucky decision can destroy a dynamic paper. In 2003, the conservative Ogden chain offered […]

By April 27, 2018 Read More →

Bluefield Daily Telegraph, WV, seeking copy editor/multimedia editor

BLUEFIELD, W.Va. The Bluefield Daily Telegraph, an award-winning newspaper, is seeking a talented and enthusiastic Graphic arts professional for an employment opening as a copy editor/multimedia editor. Successful candidates must possess a bachelor’s degree in graphic design, journalism, communications or related field,” editor Samantha Perry said. “Excellent knowledge of graphic design, grammar and the English language […]

By April 27, 2018 Read More →

Bluefield Daily Telegraph, WV, seeking print/multimedia reporter

BLUEFIELD, W.Va. — The Bluefield Daily Telegraph, an award-winning newspaper, has an opening for a general assignment reporter for its print/multimedia operations. “The newspaper is looking for a reporter who thrives in a fast-paced newsroom and is comfortable covering crime, court and community events. The ideal candidate will be adept at covering breaking news as […]

Deadline is Tuesday: WVPA Foundation accepting scholarship and summer Internship applications for 2018-19
By April 27, 2018 Read More →

Deadline is Tuesday: WVPA Foundation accepting scholarship and summer Internship applications for 2018-19

Newspapers interesting in hosting an intern should contact the WVPA CHARLESTON, W.Va. — There is still one week for students to submit applications for the West Virginia Press Association Foundation’s 2018 Summer Internships and 2018-19 Scholarships. If internships are awarded, the WVPAF provides both paid and unpaid internships at newspapers across West Virginia. If scholarships are […]

Final Week: WVPA Foundation accepting scholarship and summer Internship applications for 2018-19
By April 23, 2018 Read More →

Final Week: WVPA Foundation accepting scholarship and summer Internship applications for 2018-19

Newspapers interesting in hosting an intern should contact the WVPA CHARLESTON, W.Va. — There is still one week for students to submit applications for the West Virginia Press Association Foundation’s 2018 Summer Internships and 2018-19 Scholarships. If internships are awarded, the WVPAF provides both paid and unpaid internships at newspapers across West Virginia. If scholarships are […]

Jarrid McCormick joins WDN as sports reporter
By April 23, 2018 Read More →

Jarrid McCormick joins WDN as sports reporter

Staff report Williamson Daily News WILLIAMSON, W.Va. — Jarrid McCormick, a lifelong Williamson resident and a 2010 graduate of Williamson High School, has joined HD Media as a sports reporter for the Williamson Daily News. While at WHS, Jarrid played four years of basketball and baseball, three years of golf and one year of football. […]

By April 13, 2018 Read More →

Readers have 30 days of free access to The Dominion Post’s new website and mobile app

MORGANTOWN, W.Va. — The Dominion Post is excited to let readers know about a new website and mobile app for dominionpost.com. “We have been working on this new look for several months now and are excited …,” said Managing Editor Pam Queen. “We’ve wanted to clean up the look of the site for some time […]

Media Alert: Newspaper conference call on tourism set for Wednesday at 1 p.m.
By April 10, 2018 Read More →

Media Alert: Newspaper conference call on tourism set for Wednesday at 1 p.m.

CHARLESTON, W.Va. — The West Virginia Press Association has arranged a newspaper industry conference call with W.Va. Tourism Commissioner Chelsea Ruby for 1 p.m. Wednesday, April 11, to discussion and answer questions on tourism plans. The WVPA will host the call. Information on participation has been emailed to each editor. If you have questions or did […]