WVPA Updates and Alerts

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

Nominations for Adam R. Kelly Premier Journalist Award open until May 1

CHARLESTON, W.Va. — The West Virginia Press Association is accepting nominations for the 2014 Adam R. Kelly Premier Journalist Award through May 1. The award is the highest individual honor bestowed by the West Virginia Press Association. It’s given each year in recognition of an individual’s service to the newspapers in the state, the West Virginia[Read More…]

Goss presses, folder for sale at WVU Institute of Technology

MONTGOMERY, W.Va. — West Virginia University Institute of Technology has two Goss printing presses for sale. The presses have four units each plus a folder and some other specialized additions. One of the presses was rebuilt in 2004. More details, including pricing and specifications, are available by calling Jack Knuckles, director[Read More…]

WVPA Legal Hotline: Is your newspaper participating?

Few things are more time-consuming and potentially expensive for newspapers than lawsuits and court challenges. The West Virginia Press Association assists its member newspapers by operating the WVPA Legal Hotline. With your newspaper’s participation in the WVPA’s Legal Hotline program, your publisher, advertising department and newsroom are entitled assistance from  WVPA[Read More…]

Princeton Times editor hospitalized after stroke

PRINCETON — A veteran local journalist who has served as editor and general manager of the Princeton Times for the past decade is undergoing treatment for a stroke at a Roanoke, Va., hospital. Tammie Toler, an award-winning newspaper reporter/editor who started her career in newspapers working on the copy desk[Read More…]

Employment Opportunities: State Journal looking for reporters

CHARLESTON, W.Va. — The State Journal, a statewide, weekly newspaper that focuses on business, government, energy and law in West Virginia, is looking for reporters. “Applicants should enjoy the challenge of covering a diverse state with a unique set of challenges and opportunities. Our stories are picked up by national news[Read More…]

President’s Pen – July 1, 2013

Hey, dear publishers and editors, Happy Independence Day to all of you, your families and staffs! Now down to serious business: Our 2013 WVPA Convention is coming up Thursday through Saturday,  Aug. 8-10, at the very popular Oglebay Resort in Wheeling. Have you registered yet? If not, don’t delay to[Read More…]

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