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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…]

Williamson paper announces staff additions

WILLIAMSON, W.Va. — Williamson Daily News (WDN) Editor Kyle Lovern has announced new additions to his staff at the Civitas Media newspaper. Courtney (Harrison) Pigman has been hired as a news reporter and William “Billy” Plaster as a sports reporter. Recently, Cindy Moore was transferred from the weekly Gilbert Times[Read More…]

Wheeling paper added to national historic list

WHEELING, W.Va. — From opposing Virginia’s secession from the Union to playing a key role in the birth of West Virginia, to Sen. Joseph McCarthy’s “Red Scare” speech, The Intelligencer has been at the forefront of covering important historical events. For its impact on the community and its place in[Read More…]

Mineral County paper announces new publisher

KEYSER, W.Va. — The Mineral Daily News Tribune is proud to announce the addition of a new publisher – Kelly Miller. A native of Lansing, Michigan, Kelly is at home in the Mountain State, having most recently served as publisher of the Times-West Virginian in Fairmont. With 20 years in[Read More…]

Herald-Dispatch launches new mobile app

HUNTINGTON, W.Va. — There is now a version of The Herald-Dispatch that is updated throughout the day and easily fits in the palm of one’s hand. The new Herald-Dispatch app launched Monday and allows readers to stay up-to-date on news, weather, sports and obituaries; find local deals for shopping, eating[Read More…]

Charleston Gazette-Mail in transition phase

CHARLESTON, W.Va. — The Charleston Gazette-Mail is continuing its transition toward one stronger, deeper news organization following the consolidation of The Charleston Gazette and Daily Mail newsrooms. News and sports employees of the two previous newspapers heard the organization’s plan and timeline for consolidating to a single newsroom during a[Read More…]

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