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By July 11, 2014 Read More →

Last-chance reminder issued for Convention 2014 rooms

CHARLESTON, W.Va. — Today (Friday, July 11) is the final day for the reserved WVPA room block at Canaan Resort for Convention 2014.  Attendees wanting to reserve rooms at the WVPA discounted rate of $99 must make reservations today. In fact, executive director Don Smith said any room will be in short supply after today. “You can cancel […]

By July 8, 2014 Read More →

The Key West Citizen looking for advertising consultant

KEY WEST, Fla, — The Key West Citizen, a daily newspaper, is looking for an experienced newspaper sales consultant who still believes in the printed community newspaper. “If you think that the way to build and maintain customers is face-to-face and you have excellent presentation skills; then I want to talk with you about joining […]

By July 1, 2014 Read More →

The Register-Herald in Beckley hiring for three positions

BECKLEY, W.Va. — The Register-Herald, a leading daily newspaper in southern West Virginia, is looking to add staff. The 20,000-circulation Register-Herald is located in Beckley, which is the business and medical hub for the region. The  newspaper has three openings. Candidates for any of the three positions, should send resume and references to Editor Rick Kelley at No. […]

By June 25, 2014 Read More →

High school students visit Herald-Dispatch, explore journalism at Huntington workshop

HUNTINGTON, W.Va. — High school students from West Virginia, Ohio, Kentucky and Maryland spent several days at Marshall University this week learning about journalism. Students arrived on Marshall’s campus Sunday, June 22, and ended the workshop on Wednesday, spending time learning about print, radio, television and online journalism. The workshop, which is sponsored by The […]

By June 23, 2014 Read More →

The Exponent Telegram hiring reporters

CLARKSBURG, W.Va. — The Exponent Telegram, part of a family owned media company expanding in print and digital formats, is looking for reporters to join the award-winning newspaper located in scenic North Central West Virginia.  “If you love the outdoors and the comfort of that hometown feel you’ll fit right in with us. North Central West Virginia is home […]

Princeton Times editor receives Rotary award
By June 13, 2014 Read More →

Princeton Times editor receives Rotary award

PRINCETON, W.Va. — There were tears of joy and a standing ovation as the Princeton Rotary Club presented Tammie Toler with the Paul Harris Fellow Award Thursday evening at the Chuck Mathena Center in Princeton. Roger Topping presented Toler with the award in memory of prominent Princeton resident Dick Copeland. Toler, a graduate of both […]

Daily Mail sports editor receives award
By June 10, 2014 Read More →

Daily Mail sports editor receives award

SALISBURY, N.C. — West Virginia Sportswriter of the Year Chuck McGill is only 33, but make it an old-school 33. “I’ll take that,” said the upbeat McGill, one of the media marvels who’s in town for the National Sportscasters and Sportswriters Association awards banquet. Slice McGill open, and he’ll probably bleed black-and-white newsprint. As the […]

Adam Kelly scholarship goes to Sistersville senior

Adam Kelly scholarship goes to Sistersville senior

KIDWELL, W.Va. — Tyler Consolidated High School senior Amanda Dawson is this year’s recipient of the Adam R. Kelly Memorial Scholarship Award. The announcement was made May 22 by TCHS Principal Kent Yoho during the Class of 2014 commencement exercises. Dawson is the daughter of the Rev. and Mrs. Bill and Dawson of Sistersville. She […]

Life and times of a Charleston Daily Mail intern

Life and times of a Charleston Daily Mail intern

A blog post by Daily Mail Editor and Publisher Brad McElhinny  Ever wonder what it’s like to work for a newspaper? Every summer, we give a couple of college students a chance to find out — which is a very good thing because the students have set journalism as a career goal. We don’t have […]

Hurricane Breeze editor has mild heart attack

From the Facebook page of the Hurricane Breeze Hurricane Breeze editor Ron Allen suffered a mild heart attack on the night of Monday, May 26. On Tuesday morning, he underwent heart catheterization and a stint was placed in one of his arteries. He is currently recovering in St. Mary’s Hospital. Mr. Allen previously had a […]