Newspaper Industry News

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Herald-Dispatch writer up for bluegrass award

NASHVILLE, TENN. —  Nominees for the 2014 International Bluegrass Music Awards were announced last week at a press conference in Nashville, Tennessee, with The Boxcars leading the pack with ten nominations for the band and their individual members. They’re followed by Blue Highway with nine nominations, and The Del McCoury[Read More…]

SNPA offering discount for News Industry Summit

CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. —  The program for the 2014 SNPA News Industry Summit in Charlottesville lays out a roadmap to long-term profitability for newspapers, and is built around themes of leadership, creativity, inspiration and innovation. “You can make an investment in your newspaper’s future by attending the 2014 Southern Newspaper Publishers Associations[Read More…]

WVPA releases complete list of advertising award winners

Individual advertising awards included CANAAN VALLEY, W.Va.  – Four West Virginia newspapers earned first-place General Excellence awards, which honor outstanding achievement by circulation division, in the 2014 West Virginia Press Association Advertising Awards Contest. The General Excellence Award winners are The Dominion Post of Morgantown in Division I, The Exponent Telegram[Read More…]

WVPA releases list of individual editorial award winners

WVPA released the complete list of individual editorial winners from Convention 2014′ Better Newspaper Competition CHARLESTON, W.Va. — Recognizing outstanding journalistic achievement, the West Virginia Press Association honored newspapers and journalists from around the state Saturday during its 2014 Convention.  The Inter-Mountain Newspaper of Elkins earned the “Newspaper of the Year” honor,[Read More…]

Martinsburg paper helps journalism students

SPRING MILLS, W.Va. — School hasn’t even started yet, but Spring Mills High English teacher Brooke Jozik and her journalism students have voluntarily spent the past week working ahead and making plans – for everything from newspaper stories to yearbook layouts. They’ve been getting an early start – the approximately[Read More…]

Herald-Dispatch owners buy Wayne papers

From The Wayne County News Facebook page WAYNE, W.Va. — The Wayne County News and Tri-State Weekly were purchased Friday by HD Media, owners of The Herald-Dispatch. The Wayne County News publishes each Wednesday and Saturday and provides comprehensive community news and advertising for the Wayne County area. The Tri-State[Read More…]

Periodicals Postal Status: Why do I want it? How do I get it?

Editor’s Note: We share this article by Matthew Morrone of Media Logistics Consulting. It’s an informative look the the periodical postal permit process. To receive a copy of Morrone’s free monthly newsletter,  Media Logistics News, contact him at [email protected]  or call 201 880 0903. You may also apply online at http// By Matthew Morrone If you plan to[Read More…]

Point Pleasant Register ‘business of month’

POINT PLEASANT, W.Va. — The Point Pleasant Register has been named July’s business of the month by the Mason County Area Chamber of Commerce. Pictured are Chamber Board President Richard Walker, Chamber Executive Director Hilda Austin, Civitas Media Content Manager Michael Johnson, Register Reporter Beth Sergent, Civitas Media Manufacturing Director[Read More…]

Daily Mail taps reader views on comics, puzzles

CHARLESTON, W.Va. — Do you happily tape “Family Circus” to your fridge? Do you love or hate “Pearls Before Swine”? Don’t feel complete without the Jumble? About once a year we take a look at our newspaper syndicated features lineup. Usually that’s prompted by proposed rate increases by the syndicates,[Read More…]

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