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W.Va. Senate to hear 3rd reading of omnibus education bill on Monday

See WV Press InSight’s Discussion of SB 451 By Phil Kabler Charleston Gazette-Mail Capitol Correspondent For The West Virginia Press Association   One issue dominated the fourth week of the 2019 legislative session, the now-133 page omnibus education bill, a bill that has grown more controversial by the day. It[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…]

Register for WVPA’S Legislative Breakfast: Thursday, Feb. 7, at Embassy Suites in Charleston

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…]

Register for WVPA’S Legislative Breakfast: Thursday, Feb. 7, at Embassy Suites in Charleston

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…]

WV Press Legislative Breakfast set for Thursday, Feb. 7, at Embassy Suites in Charleston

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 annual West Virginia Press Association Legislative Breakfast. “The media of West Virginia appreciate legislators[Read More…]

WV Press InSight: Goals for W.Va. legislative session facing challenges

WV Press InSight offers three-minute video updates WVPA Press Staff Report CHARLETON, W.Va. — When the 2019 legislative session started, Gov. Jim Justice, Senate President Mitch Carmichael and House Speaker Roger Hanshaw all promised tax reform and money for education, state employees and PEIA. Monitoring those legislative goals will be a[Read More…]

HD Media, Washington Post argue for release of opioid data

By Courtney Hessler The Herald-Dispatch HUNTINGTON, W.Va.  — In their effort to uncover detailed opioid distribution data in a massive opioid court case, HD Media and the Washington Post argue that the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration and opioid manufacturers and distributors want the information kept secret to hide their respective[Read More…]

WV Press Legislative Breakfast set for Thursday, Feb. 7, at Embassy Suites in Charleston

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 annual West Virginia Press Association Legislative Breakfast. “The media of West Virginia appreciate legislators[Read More…]

Media Alert: WV Press annual advertising and editorial newspaper contest now open

CHARLESTON, W.Va. —  Newspaper staff members across West Virginia are gathering their best work for submission to the West Virgnia Press Association’s annual editorial and advertising competitions. WVPA Contest Coordinator Dalton Walker “The submission period of the WVPA’s annual newspaper contest is open,” Walker said. “Publishers, Editors, Advertising Directors and newspaper[Read More…]

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