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Employment opportunity: Civitas Media looking for reporter

WILLIAMSON, W.VA. —  Civitas Media is looking for a full-time general assignment reporter for the Williamson (W.Va.) Daily News. “Applicants must have a passion for local news and features, and should have basic photography skills. Excellent first job for a recent college graduate or for a reporter looking for an opportunity[Read More…]

The Journal’s ‘All Access’ to launch on Wednesday

  MARTINSBURG, W.Va. — Wednesday, The Journal will launch All Access as a part of current print subscriptions, and for future subscribers either with a print subscription or a digital-only subscription. Every page, every story and every advertisement will now be available to our subscribers electronically regardless of where they[Read More…]

Nominations for Adam R. Kelly Premier Journalist Award open until May 1

CHARLESTON, W.Va. — The West Virginia Press Association is accepting nominations for the 2014 Adam R. Kelly Premier Journalist Award through May 1. 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[Read More…]

Goss presses, folder for sale at WVU Institute of Technology

MONTGOMERY, W.Va. — West Virginia University Institute of Technology has two Goss printing presses for sale. The presses have four units each plus a folder and some other specialized additions. One of the presses was rebuilt in 2004. More details, including pricing and specifications, are available by calling Jack Knuckles, director[Read More…]

WVPA Legal Hotline: Is your newspaper participating?

Few things are more time-consuming and potentially expensive for newspapers than lawsuits and court challenges. The West Virginia Press Association assists its member newspapers by operating the WVPA Legal Hotline. With your newspaper’s participation in the WVPA’s Legal Hotline program, your publisher, advertising department and newsroom are entitled assistance from  WVPA[Read More…]

Princeton editor still critical, shows progress

BLUEFIELD, W.Va. — Princeton Times Editor and General Manager Tammie Toler remains in critical condition at a Roanoke, Va., hospital, however she is showing signs of progress. Toler was hospitalized March 29 after suffering a stroke. During a telephone interview from the Roanoke, Va., hospital Tuesday, Toler’s mother, Connie, said[Read More…]

Ex-Daily Mail Sports Editor Dick Hudson dies at 100

CHARLESTON, W.Va. — Dick Hudson, who wrote about sports for the Charleston Daily Mail for 36 years, died last Friday at 100 years old. Hudson passed away at home in Shady Springs, Ga., surrounded by family. Hudson’s Mountain State friends and former colleagues recalled him as a “gentlemen” and “sweetheart”[Read More…]

WVU student newspaper announces new editors

MORGANTOWN, W.Va. — The Daily Athenaeum has selected its leaders for the 2014-15 academic year. Madonna Nobel will serve as the Editor-in-Chief, and Carlee Lammers will return as the Managing Editor. Nobel is a senior Forensic & Investigative Sciences student at West Virginia University. She came to WVU on a[Read More…]

Marshall ad students win district competition

HUNTINGTON, W.Va. — Marshall University advertising students took first place at the district five National Advertising Competition Saturday in Louisville, Ky. The NSAC is sponsored by the American Advertising Federation. They secure a sponsor each year and issue a case study that challenges advertising students to create a campaign. This[Read More…]

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