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WVU College of Media partners with PolitiFact
By October 2, 2018 Read More →

WVU College of Media partners with PolitiFact

WVU Today MORGANTOWN, W.Va. — The West Virginia University Reed College of Media is partnering with PolitiFact, a Pulitzer Prize-winning news organization, to help train student journalists how to properly fact-check. Bob Britten, a teaching associate professor in the College of Media, is leading a class that has been working with Lou Jacobson, senior correspondent […]

By September 28, 2018 Read More →

Changes in printing for TimesWV

Times West Virginian FAIRMONT, W.Va. — As of Oct. 1, the Times West Virginian’s print publications will be printed at the press facility operated by its sister newspaper, the Register-Herald, in Beckley, W.Va. The printing press located at the TimesWV building in Fairmont will no longer be in use, as the paper is instead printed […]

By September 27, 2018 Read More →

WVPA Reminder: Oct. 1 deadline for newspapers to file statement of ownership; WVSOS affidavit of circulation by Nov. 1

CHARLESTON, W.Va. — It’s time for West Virginia newspapers to file the Statement of Ownership form with the US Post Office and the Affidavit of Circulation form with the WV Secretary of State office. The WVPA has been working with government agencies to get the forms updated. The correct forms for the 2019-20 year are linked and attached […]

By September 25, 2018 Read More →

Hampshire Review looking for full-time sports reporter

ROMNEY, W.Va. — The Hampshire Review is looking for a full-time sports reporter capable of doing it all. “As the best big weekly in the state, the standards are high. You’ll need to be able to report and write, but you’ll also need to do more such as shooting photos and designing pages,” said Jim […]

By September 17, 2018 Read More →

Hampshire Review looking for full-time journalist

The Hampshire Review is looking for a full-time member for our editorial team, which produces the best weekly in the state (9 of the last 10 years), runs a robust website and keeps up an active Facebook page. You need to bring the tools of a 21st-Century journalist — solid writing and reporting skills, production ability, […]

Remembering The Register-Herald’s Dan Stillwell, a genuine friend
By September 17, 2018 Read More →

Remembering The Register-Herald’s Dan Stillwell, a genuine friend

By GARY FAUBER The Register-Herald BECKLEY, W.Va. — I walked into the office one day 18 years ago, and there he was. Right away, it was plain to see Dan Stillwell was his own man. After nearly two decades at the Welch Daily News, Dan was beginning a new chapter with us here at The Register-Herald. […]

2018 WV Governor’s Conference on Tourism set for Sept. 18-19 in Morgantown
By September 14, 2018 Read More →

2018 WV Governor’s Conference on Tourism set for Sept. 18-19 in Morgantown

Industry awards, updates and educational seminars highlight event MORGANTOWN, W.Va. — Tourism industry representatives from across West Virginia will gather in Morgantown on Tuesday and Wednesday, Sept. 18-19, for educational seminars and industry updates as part of the 2018 West Virginia Governor’s Conference on Tourism. The agenda includes the 2018 Stars of Almost Heaven Awards Dinner; Dean […]

By September 12, 2018 Read More →

Registration open for ‘Covering and Protecting Your Elections’ seminar at WVU on Oct. 19

MORGANTOWN, W.Va. — WVU Reed College of Media, Society of Professional Journalists, and the Google News Initiative will present “Covering and Protecting Your Elections,” a free half-day training session for journalists covering the midterms. The event is set for Friday, Oct. 19 from 1 to -5 p.m. on the WVU Morgantown Downtown Campus, Martin Hall, Room 205. Here are […]

By August 29, 2018 Read More →

WVU Reed College of Media selects Pineville for community branding

WVU Today MORGANTOWN, W.Va. — The West Virginia University Reed College of Media is launching the next phase of its community branding initiative with the naming of Pineville as its latest community partner. In January, the American Electric Power Foundation awarded the College of Media a $250,000 educational grant to support and sustain “BrandJRNY,” a community […]

By August 20, 2018 Read More →

Williamson Daily News and Logan Banner to change publication schedule beginning Sept. 2

Williamson Daily News WILLIAMSON, W.Va. — Beginning Sept. 2, the Williamson Daily News will publish three days a week instead of five. The Daily News will continue to be published on Sundays, Wednesdays and Fridays, but no longer will print Tuesday and Thursday editions. Les Smith, editor of HD Media, which owns the Daily News, […]