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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…]

Employment Opportunity: Wheeling newspapers looking for sports reporter

WHEELING, W.Va. — The Intelligencer and Wheeling News-Register, award-winning dailies in West Virginia’s Northern Panhandle, are seeking an up-and-coming sports reporter. “We focus on local high school sports played in the Ohio Valley Athletic Conference, one of the largest conferences in the nation. The ECHL’s Wheeling Nailers also call our[Read More…]

What’s next as young fail to become strong news consumers

By Sandra Oshiro The Poynter Institute ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. — Journalism executives and other participants at Poynter’s Future of News Audiences conference heard Sunday night what some would have preferred not to hear: younger generations simply aren’t growing into dedicated consumers of news the way their parents and grandparents did.[Read More…]

Charleston Gazette names assistant city editor

From the Charleston Gazette CHARLESTON, W.Va. — Lori Kersey has been named assistant city editor of The Charleston Gazette. Kersey is a native of Sissonville and received her bachelor’s degree in print journalism from Marshall University and her master’s degree in communications from Morehead State University in Kentucky. She has[Read More…]

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