WVPA Updates and Alerts

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

MEDIA ADVISORY: Pierpont holds Day of Service to better community (Jan. 15)

West Virginia Press Association When: Monday, January 15, 2024 beginning at 8am.  Where: Multiple Locations  Who: Pierpont Community & Technical College Administration, Faculty, and Staff  What:  As a local college, Pierpont understands the importance of giving back to its community members. That is why it has launched Pierpont Serves.  Pierpont Serves is an initiative that gives[Read More…]

MEDIA ADVISORY: Fall president’s, dean’s lists released on Marshall University website

West Virginia Press Association HUNTINGTON, W.Va. – The names of Marshall University students who made the president’s and dean’s lists for the fall 2023 semester are available on the Marshall website for use by the media. Marshall instituted the president’s list beginning in the fall of 2019, reflecting students with a 4.0 grade point average for[Read More…]

MEDIA ADVISORY: U.S. Sen. Capito to participate in major economic development announcement on Jan. 3

CHARLESTON, W.Va. – On Wednesday, January 3, U.S. Senator Shelley Moore Capito (R-W.Va.) will join government officials and business and community leaders for an economic development project announcement. Members of the media who plan to attend this event should email [email protected]. Please note that media are required to display current press credentials.[Read More…]

MEDIA ADVISORY: Gov. Justice to announce major economic development project Jan. 3 at 4:00 p.m.

West Virginia Press Association WHO: Gov. Jim Justice, other officials. WHAT: Gov. Justice will join officials to announce a major economic development project coming to West Virginia. WHEN: Wednesday, January 3, 2024, at 4:00 p.m. WHERE: The Culture Center TheaterState Capitol Complex1900 Kanawha Boulevard, EastCharleston, WV 25305-0300 All West Virginians may watch the live[Read More…]

National Park Service to hold public meeting for proposed demolition of structures within New River Gorge National Park and Preserve (Jan. 11)

21 structures are considered historic and are either listed, or eligible for listing, in the National Register of Historic Places West Virginia Press Associaton GLEN JEAN, W.Va. – The National Park Service (NPS) invites interested members of the public to attend a public meeting related to the proposed demolition of deteriorating and excess structures[Read More…]

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