WVPA Updates and Alerts

News, alerts and updates from and about the West Virginia Press Association

Media Advisory: Preview planned Thursday for USA Diving Winter National Championships in Morgantown

WV Press Association to host 2 p.m. Thursday zoom call for roundtable discussion of event WV Press News-Sharing CHARLESTON, W.Va. — All members of the media are invited to join a virtual roundtable discussion on the 2022 USA Diving Winter National Championships, which are being held Dec. 14-18 at the Aquatic[Read More…]

Media Advisory: WVU nutrition and foods expert encourages healthy twists on holiday favorite

WVUToday MORGANTOWN, W.Va. — A West Virginia University nutrition and foods specialist has found healthier ways to incorporate one of the most seasonably celebrated flavors, allowing people to have their pumpkin and eat it, too. Nettie Freshour, teaching associate professor of human nutrition and foods in the Davis College of Agriculture, Natural Resources and Design, explains pumpkin’s nutritional benefits and[Read More…]

Media Advisory: National Headache Foundation offering expert sources and insights for reducing headaches/migraines during holiday stress

West Virginia Press Release Sharing CHICAGO, Ill. –The National Headache Foundation (NHF) is offering media outlets expert sources to respond to questions and to offer insights about best practices for reducing the incidences of migraines and headaches during the upcoming holiday season. Please contact Linda Summerfield, Senior Director of Communications[Read More…]

Downtown Morgantown Welcomes Sew Special

MORGANTOWN, W.Va.  – Morgantown will welcome a new sewing store to its Downtown shopping district. Sew Special will offer a wide range of sewing related supplies and services. The store will be located at 120 High Street and will celebrate its opening Nov. 20, 21 & 22 with refreshments, hourly drawings,[Read More…]

WVPA releases complete list of advertising award winners

Individual advertising awards included CANAAN VALLEY, W.Va.  – Four West Virginia newspapers earned first-place General Excellence awards, which honor outstanding achievement by circulation division, in the 2014 West Virginia Press Association Advertising Awards Contest. The General Excellence Award winners are The Dominion Post of Morgantown in Division I, The Exponent Telegram[Read More…]

WVPA releases list of individual editorial award winners

WVPA released the complete list of individual editorial winners from Convention 2014′ Better Newspaper Competition CHARLESTON, W.Va. — Recognizing outstanding journalistic achievement, the West Virginia Press Association honored newspapers and journalists from around the state Saturday during its 2014 Convention.  The Inter-Mountain Newspaper of Elkins earned the “Newspaper of the Year” honor,[Read More…]

WVPA Alert: Power outage at the WVPA office

CHARLESTON, W.Va. — The electricity is off – and, with it, the telephones, internet, fax and coffee pot – at the WVPA office. It will be off until at least noon, Monday, July 28, according to the power company. The staff is working offsite as best it can. If you need to[Read More…]

Last-chance reminder issued for Convention 2014 rooms

CHARLESTON, W.Va. — Today (Friday, July 11) is the final day for the reserved WVPA room block at Canaan Resort for Convention 2014.  Attendees wanting to reserve rooms at the WVPA discounted rate of $99 must make reservations today. In fact, executive director Don Smith said any room will be in short supply[Read More…]

The Register-Herald in Beckley hiring for three positions

BECKLEY, W.Va. — The Register-Herald, a leading daily newspaper in southern West Virginia, is looking to add staff. The 20,000-circulation Register-Herald is located in Beckley, which is the business and medical hub for the region. The  newspaper has three openings. Candidates for any of the three positions, should send resume and references to Editor[Read More…]

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