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By January 23, 2019 Read More →

Media Alert: U.S. Sen. Manchin speaking in Charleston today

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senator Joe Manchin (D-WV) will speak today at the West Virginia Economic Development Council, the AFL-CIO 2019 Legislative Conference in Charleston and at the Independent Oil & Gas Association West Virginia Winter Meeting.   **For Planning Purposes Only**   WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 23   Manchin delivers remarks at the West Virginia Economic Development […]

Leadership West Virginia announces Class of 2019
By January 18, 2019 Read More →

Leadership West Virginia announces Class of 2019

West Virginia Press Association’s DeBord included in 2019 leaders CHARLESTON, W.Va. – Fifty-seven leaders from across the state have accepted invitations to participate in the 2019 Class of Leadership West Virginia. Candidates were selected from a list of applicants submitted in late 2018. Stephanie Abraham, Abraham Law, PLLC (Logan) James Adkins, Steptoe & Johnson (Charleston) […]

Media Alert: Gov. Justice on speaker list for IOGA-WV Winter Meeting on Jan 23
By January 17, 2019 Read More →

Media Alert: Gov. Justice on speaker list for IOGA-WV Winter Meeting on Jan 23

CHARLESTON, W.VA. — The 2019 Winter Meeting of the Independent Oil and Gas Association of West Virginia (IOGAWV) will take place Jan. 22-23, 2019, at the Marriott Town Center Hotel in Charleston. Technical sessions by C&J Energy Services, Schlumberger Oilfield Services and SLS Land & Energy Development will be sponsored on Jan. 22.  Highlights for Wed., […]

WVU receives $2.2 million software gift from Petroleum Experts Limited
By January 17, 2019 Read More →

WVU receives $2.2 million software gift from Petroleum Experts Limited

Release from WVU:  MORGANTOWN, W.Va. — For more than a decade, geology students at West Virginia University have used the same advanced software used by oil and gas companies worldwide, expanding their marketability for industry jobs. Petroleum Experts Limited has furthered this access with an in-kind gift of its MOVE software, valued at $2.2 million. “Geologists have long struggled […]

By January 17, 2019 Read More →

The Herald-Dispatch celebrates 110th anniversary

By FRED PACE The Herald-Dispatch HUNTINGTON, W.Va. — On this date, a Sunday, in 1909, the first edition of The Herald-Dispatch hit the streets in Huntington. Today, just like 110 years ago, Huntington’s daily newspaper continues to highlight the issues, share the region’s successes and failures, and deliver details of the people and news that […]

By January 17, 2019 Read More →

Report for America project to continue at Gazette-Mail

Charleston Gazette-Mail CHARLESTON, W.Va. — The Report for America nonprofit journalism initiative, with support from the Galloway Family Foundation, has announced it will place a second reporter at the Charleston Gazette-Mail, focusing on poverty in Southern West Virginia. The Gazette-Mail, along with West Virginia Public Broadcasting and the Lexington Herald-Leader, were the first news organizations […]

WVPA mourns the death of Tina Bolyard, former owner of the Preston County Journal
By January 14, 2019 Read More →

WVPA mourns the death of Tina Bolyard, former owner of the Preston County Journal

Services for the former WVPA President set for 11 a.m. Tuesday, Jan. 15 FELLOWSVILLE, W.Va.  — Tina Marie (Wolfe) Bolyard, 60, of Fellowsville, passed away on Friday, January 11, 2019 surrounded by her loved ones at her home. She was born Oct. 7, 1958, in Grafton, daughter of the late Truman Paul and Rita Jean […]

By January 3, 2019 Read More →

CNHI newspapers and websites sold to Alabama Retirement Systems

CNHI News Service The Register Herald MONTGOMERY, Ala. — CNHI, LLC has been acquired by the Retirement Systems of Alabama, it was announced today. CNHI is made up of more than 100 local newspapers and websites in 22 states, including 68 dailies and more than 40 non-dailies. In West Virginia that includes The Register-Herald in […]

For Register-Herald managing editor Dawn Dayton it wasn’t all “moonbeams and unicorns”
By December 31, 2018 Read More →

For Register-Herald managing editor Dawn Dayton it wasn’t all “moonbeams and unicorns”

By JESSICA FARRISH The Register-Herald BECKLEY, W.Va. — She saw the Women’s Revolution and the advent of the newsroom Mac, the death of the darkroom and the rise of the internet. When the Ghent gas station exploded, and when the 29 local miners died at Upper Big Branch mine, she helped provide the victims a platform. Since […]

WVPA ‘Legislative Lookahead’ panels set; Registration continues
By December 28, 2018 Read More →

WVPA ‘Legislative Lookahead’ panels set; Registration continues

CHARLESTON, W.Va. — Registration continues for the West Virginia Press Association’s Legislative Lookahead on Friday, Jan. 4, at the West Virginia Cultural Center at the Capitol Complex, 1900 Kanawha Blvd E, Charleston, WV 25317 The annual series of panel discussions preview issues the state Legislature will address during the session. AGENDA: Panel 1.​ – 9:30 a.m. to 10:30 a.m.: Marijuana, […]