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Wheeling publishes 140-page football section

WHEELING, W.Va. — While it’s true the calendar tells us that fall doesn’t begin until Sept. 23, here in the Ohio Valley we have our own official reminder. The leaves have yet to turn and the weather may still produce sweat from our bodies, but the return of high school[Read More…]

Gazette-Mail staff restructuring complete

CHARLESTON, W.Va. — The Charleston Gazette-Mail has completed the consolidation of its two formerly separate newsrooms, the Gazette and Daily Mail. The newspaper underwent a re-application process with employees to determine skills and interests resulting in the best newspaper and digital coverage going forward. Every employee was provided an interview with[Read More…]

AG files petition regarding newspaper combination

CHARLESTON, W.Va. — West Virginia Attorney General Patrick Morrisey has asked a Putnam County judge to require the Daily Gazette Company to turn over information about the joining of the Gazette and the Daily Mail newspapers. Morrisey’s office filed a petition last week in Putnam Circuit Court asking that a[Read More…]

Bluefield editor Tom Colley inducted into Hall of Fame

CHARLESTON, W.Va. — Tom Colley, an editor whose “virtue, integrity, ethics and service are certainly legendary,” was formally inducted Thursday into the West Virginia Press Association’s Hall of Fame by Bluefield Daily Telegraph Editor Samantha Perry. Colley served as the executive editor of the Bluefield Daily Telegraph from 1985 until[Read More…]

The Exponent Telegram seeking copy editor

CLARKSBURG, W.Va. — Looking for new challenges and to be part of a passionate, aggressive news team delivering quality products to our audience? The Exponent Telegram is seeking a copy editor for its award-winning newspaper in North Central West Virginia that is part of a family-owned media company. “Our products[Read More…]

The Journal of Martinsburg seeking city editor

MARTINSBURG, W.Va.— The Journal is seeking a city editor to help lead its local news coverage. The chosen candidate will, along with a co-city editor, supervise a staff of six full-time reporters and one full-time photographer, as well as help oversee a copy desk of six. He or she will[Read More…]

Times West Virginian hiring two full-time multi-media journalists

FAIRMONT, W.Va. — The Times West Virginian, the seven-time West Virginia Press Association Newspaper of the Year in Fairmont, W.Va., has immediate openings for full-time multi-media journalists. There are currently two open positions. This is an opportunity to get in on the ground floor of effective change in a rapidly evolving[Read More…]

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