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The Journal welcomes Publisher Will Alsworth
By May 2, 2018 Read More →

The Journal welcomes Publisher Will Alsworth

By KELSIE LEROSE The Journal MARTINSBURG, W.Va. — After serving in his most recent role as the circulation director for The Journal and the Northern Virginia Daily, Will Alsworth began his new role as publisher for The Journal on Monday. Alsworth has worked his way from an independent contractor to district sales manager, circulation director […]

By May 2, 2018 Read More →

Author, H-D columnist Clyde Beal to sign new book

The Herald-Dispatch HUNTINGTON, W.Va. — Author Clyde Beal will sign copies of his second book, “Grass Roots,” an accumulation of personal accounts from West Virginia’s early years, from 9 a.m. to noon Friday, May 4, at HIMG, 5170 U.S. 60, Huntington, in the main hallway. Beal authors a column each Sunday for The Herald-Dispatch. To […]

By May 1, 2018 Read More →

Truston Technologies: Company’s ‘best days are surely ahead’; new facility opens in Wyoming County, W.Va.

PINEVILLE, W.Va. — Truston Technologies Inc. hosted a ribbon cutting ceremony and tour Tuesday, May 1, to officially open its new facility in Wyoming County. The opening celebration took place in the John D. Rockefeller IV Industrial Park, 8446 Welch Pineville Road, Pineville. The steel fabrication manufacturer remodeled an existing structure in the industrial park […]

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 […]