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New outdoors columnist aims for ‘trail not taken’

A column by Larry Case for The Register-Herald BECKLEY, W.Va. — Once I had a good friend that would relate many of the things that we deal with in life to the realm of the outdoor world. Hunting, fishing, trapping, and boating all served as a backdrop for his often[Read More…]

WVPA Sharing: NAA president shares thoughts on trends for 2014

WASHINGTON, D.C. — In 2014, I believe the news industry will be marked by creativity. I’ve heard this over and over in my conversations with publishers, advertisers and journalists. We’re already seeing big ideas being implemented, and the industry as a whole is eager to collaborate in developing better consumer[Read More…]

Employment Opportunity: Charleston Newspapers hiring community news specialist

CHARLESTON, W.Va. — Charleston Newspapers’ Metro Department has an immediate opening for a photographer/reporter/page designer. Based in the West Virginia’s capitol, Charleston Newspapers operates The Charleston Gazette and Charleston Daily Mail. The immediate need is for a full-time staff person with a passion for community journalism. The Metro Department produces weekly zoned editions and[Read More…]

Longtime Braxton Citizens’ News employee dies

From the Braxton Citizens’ News Facebook page SUTTON, W.Va. — Michael Dale “Ernie” McElwain, 57, of Sutton, passed away at Stonewall Jackson Memorial Hospital, Tuesday, January 28, 2014 after a short illness. He was born on September 30, 1956, in Las Vagus, NV the eldest son of Harry and Phyllis[Read More…]

AP names Va., W.Va. news editor

By The Associated Press RICHMOND, Va. — The Associated Press has named Steve McMillan, a seasoned editor who has overseen such coverage as the foreclosure and financial meltdown and the buyout of Qwest Communications, news editor for Virginia and West Virginia. The appointment was announced Wednesday by South Regional Editor[Read More…]

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