WVPA Sharing

Member newspaper- and West Virginia Press Association-generated news articles, series, photos, cartoons. This information is available for sharing and publication by other member newspapers.

WVPA Sharing: Legislative Lookahead underway in Charleston

Editor’s Note: Following comments on twitter at #wvlookahead. CHARLESTON, W.VA. — The West Virginia AP Legislative Lookahead got off on schedule today despite snowy roads and cold weather. The first panel addresses the proposed Fund Future and energy production and taxation in West Virginia. Panelists include WV Senate President Jeff[Read More…]

Employment Opportunity: Charleston Newspapers hiring a Community News/Special Sections Editor

CHARLESTON, W.Va. — Charleston Newspapers’ Metro Department is seeking a community news/special sections editor. The company has an open position for a hands-on editor who has a passion for local community news, above average photos and human interest articles. The Community News/Special Sections editor oversees the content and production of weekly community newspapers,[Read More…]

Blog: wvpress extra – Share your legislative priorities

A blog by Don Smith, WVPA Executive Director: Jan. 3, 2014: Share your legislative priorities The WVPA is working to develop a plan to provide your newspaper with extra coverage from the 2014 session of the West Virginia Legislature. This would be a supplement to what you receive from Tom[Read More…]

WVPA Sharing: Bringing broadband a multifaceted issue

By BRANFORD MARKS, CAROLINE SZWED and BRANDON HITE Mountaineer News Service   MORGANTOWN, W.VA. — It’s happened to all of us: you come home excited to get caught up on your favorite show on Netflix or turn on your laptop to check your Facebook and you get a pop-up saying[Read More…]

WVPA Sharing: Health insurance mandatory for college students in 2014-2015

By MICHELLE DEEHAN, JOE NELSON and LAKEN VITA Mountaineer News Service MORGANTOWN, W.Va. — Tyler DeAntonis is a college student with money issues other than textbook fees on his mind. He is part of a distinct statistic. According to The United States Government Accountability Office, 20 percent of college students in[Read More…]

Parkersburg News and Sentinel Editor Jim Smith dead at 65

PARKERSBURG – Executive Editor James C. Smith of The Parkersburg News and Sentinel has died. He was 65. His death was confirmed Wednesday morning. Further details were not immediately available. More information will be in Thursday’s edition of The Parkersburg News and Sentinel.   http://tinyurl.com/lomn4g6

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