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WVPA Hall of Fame accepting nominations for Class of 2019

CHARLESTON, W.Va. — The West Virginia Press Association is now accepting nominations for the West Virginia Press Association’s Hall of Fame, Class of 2019. The Hall of Fame committee welcomes written nominations, which must include a brief biographical sketch. In order to be nominated and elected to the Hall of Fame, a[Read More…]

Strawberry Festival Horse and Carriage Parade set for May 11

Release from the West Virginia Strawberry Festival: BUCKHANNON, W.Va. — The clip-clop of hooves will echo on city streets on May 11 as horse equestrian teams, carts, carriages and individual riders proceed along the 2.5 mile route for the West Virginia Strawberry Festival Horse and Carriage Parade. Set for Saturday May 11 at[Read More…]

W.Va. Legislative leadership provide media with opinions on Comprehensive Education reform bill

See featured video and graphics on education bill By Erica Young West Virginia Press Association Capitol Reporter CHARLESTON, W.Va. — Comprehensive Education reform — Senate Bill 451 — was the primary topic of conversation Thursday during the West Virginia Press Association’s Legislative Breakfast. During the legislative panel, Senate President Mitch Carmichael, R-Jackson, took[Read More…]

WVPA Hall of Fame accepting nominations for Class of 2019

CHARLESTON, W.Va. — The West Virginia Press Association is now accepting nominations for the West Virginia Press Association’s Hall of Fame, Class of 2019. The Hall of Fame committee welcomes written nominations, which must include a brief biographical sketch. In order to be nominated and elected to the Hall of Fame, a[Read More…]

Moundsville Daily Echo Publisher Charles L. Walton dies

Charles Leroy “Charlie” Walton, age 78, formerly of Moundsville, died Saturday, February 2, 2019 at Madison Park Healthcare in Huntington, WV. He was born September 18, 1940 in Moundsville, son of the late Charles R. and M. Margaret (Rhome) Walton. He was a member of St. Peterís Episcopal Church in[Read More…]

WVPA’s Legislative Breakfast is Thursday in Charleston — register today

HD Media & Charleston Gazette-Mail media social set for Wednesday evening, Feb. 6 CHARLESTON, W.Va. — Legislators, media from across the state and guests will gather at the Embassy Suites on morning of Feb. 7 for the annual West Virginia Press Association Legislative Breakfast. “The media of West Virginia appreciate[Read More…]

WVPA Foundation accepting scholarship, summer Internship applications for 2019-20

Newspapers interesting in hosting an intern should contact the WVPA CHARLESTON, W.Va. — The West Virginia Press Association Foundation is now accepting applications for 2019 Summer Internships at West Virginia newspapers and 2018-19 college scholarships. If awarded, there will be three $3,000 paid internships. The WVPAF also assist with unpaid internships at newspapers[Read More…]

WVPA’s Legislative Breakfast is Thursday in Charleston — register today

HD Media & Charleston Gazette-Mail media social set for Wednesday evening, Feb. 6 CHARLESTON, W.Va. — Legislators, media from across the state and guests will gather at the Embassy Suites on morning of Feb. 7 for the annual West Virginia Press Association Legislative Breakfast. “The media of West Virginia appreciate[Read More…]

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