Public Notices and Services

Public Notice and legal advertising access and placement

The West Virginia newspaper industry, through the West Virginia Press Association, provides a free online data base of legal advertisements for public notice.


One-call service: through its adverting service operation, West Virginia Press can assist with legal advertising placement in any West Virginia newspaper or newspapers across the nation. From actual placement to price estimates, affidavits and documentation, West Virginia Press Services can do it all.

Please contact Betsy Miles at [email protected] or 304-342-1101.

USA Legal Notice

Newspaper Association Managers, Inc., a consortium of North American trade associations representing the industry — including the WVPA, has launched a nationwide website aimed at promoting legal notices in newspapers. provides direct access to 47 public notice websites from across the country, each of which is operated by state newspaper associations. The site allows the public to more easily access legal notices nationwide, including foreclosures, public hearings, financial reports, ordinances and resolutions, and other important government proceedings.

Press Release Distribution

Clients, members or associate members can have press releases e-mailed right into the hands of editors across the state.

Please contact Executive Director
Betsy Miles

[email protected]


Press Passes

Newspapers are request WVPA Press Credentials.

Email a color photo of the person(s) you want to receive the press credentials, along with the person’s job title.

Photos and signatures can be emailed to [email protected].

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