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WVPA Convention Review: ‘Pale, male and frail’ leadership is out; diversity, inclusion and a sense of purpose should be new focus of newsroom recruitment

Today’s college graduates said most racially and ethnically diverse generation so far By Autumn Shelton, West Virginia Press Association CHARLESTON, W.Va. – What is the best way to attract today’s college students to the newspaper industry?  Experts from West Virginia University’s Reed College of Media provided their answers to this[Read More…]

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Media Advisory: West Virginia American Water announces completion of $25 million upgrade to Kanawha Valley water treatment plant

WV Press Release Sharing CHARLESTON, W.Va. — West Virginia American Water has issued the following media advisory: WHAT:                   West Virginia American Water will announce the completion of a $25 million upgrade to its Kanawha Valley Water Treatment Plant in Charleston. The treatment plant, which serves approximately 85,000 customers in parts of Kanawha,[Read More…]

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West Virginia English, math standardized test scores generally rise, but still not back to pre-pandemic levels

By Ryan Quinn, Charleston Gazette-Mail CHARLESTON, W.Va. — While they were generally up from spring 2021, West Virginia’s standardized test scores across all tested public school grade levels in spring 2022 remained below pre-pandemic results. The percentage of students the state deemed at least “proficient” in these English and math[Read More…]

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