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By November 20, 2013 Read More →

Newspapers gearing up for an important Black Friday

By Caroline Little President and CEO Newspaper Association of America This is shaping up to be one of the most critical holiday shopping seasons in recent memory. Due to a quirk in the calendar, Thanksgiving arrives less than a month before Christmas. With the economy looking to rebound, this year’s Black Friday has drawn even […]

By November 13, 2013 Read More →

The Exponent Telegram of Clarksburg looking for a news editor

CLARKSBURG, W.Va. — The Exponent Telegram, a multi-media company serving a nine-county area, is looking for an experienced news editor to join our growing company. “Our news editor, a longtime trusted and valuable member of our newsroom management team, is retiring Dec. 31. The right candidate will have news gathering, layout and design, and people skills […]

By November 12, 2013 Read More →

President Kennedy’s death being commemorated by prayer vigil

GLENVILLE — A “Commemoration Ceremony and Prayer Vigil in Memory of President John F. Kennedy” will take place at 6 p.m. on Fri., Nov. 22, 2013, the 50th anniversary of his assassination. The event will be in Glenville’s new City Square Park in the downtown. Glenville is located 15 miles off I-79, halfway between Charleston […]

Pocahontas Time’s Geoff Hamill documents fire in downtown Marlinton
By November 10, 2013 Read More →

Pocahontas Time’s Geoff Hamill documents fire in downtown Marlinton

MARLINTON — Early Sunday morning, a blaze destroyed three buildings on Main Street in Marlinton. The conflagration consumed the McK, now known as The Old Bank Building, Dirt Bean Ohana and Hudson’s Variety Store buildings. Firefighting units from as far away as Lewisburg responded to the scene. The first alarm sounded at about 3:30 a.m. Early, […]

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By November 10, 2013 Read More →

Cunningham Energy drilling horizontal oil wells in Clay County

CHARLESTON — Cunningham Energy LLC has announced plans for three new shallow horizontal oil wells to be drilled in Clay County Cunningham Energy said all three horizontal wells are targeting oil in the Big Injun Sand formation in Union District of Clay County. The wells will be drilled from the “Rhino” pad, according to Cunningham Energy. “Cunningham Energy […]

Standard newspapers, WVPA work to maximize benefits
By November 1, 2013 Read More →

Standard newspapers, WVPA work to maximize benefits

WVPA staff visits newspaper staff to help with sales and training   WINFIELD — When Chris and Kelly Stadelman purchased the Putnam Standard and Cabell Standard newspapers in August, the couple were quick to talk with the West Virginia Press Association about maximizing the benefits of that professional relationship. Chris is a former WVPA board […]

By October 31, 2013 Read More →

Mountain Media looking for marketing manager

Mountain Media, which owns and operates the Mountain Messenger in Lewisburg, The Parsons Advocate in Parsons and the Clay Free Press in Clay and operates the Pocahontas Times in Marlinton,  is look for a marketing manager. The job description is below. Interested candidates should email resumes to Michael Showell at publisher@mountainmessenger.com. Marketing Manager Responsibilities Include: ·         […]

Gov. Tomblin cutting Canaan Valley ribbon photo available on WVPA Sharing Network
By October 31, 2013 Read More →

Gov. Tomblin cutting Canaan Valley ribbon photo available on WVPA Sharing Network

News Law seminar provides journalists with practical insights
By October 31, 2013 Read More →

News Law seminar provides journalists with practical insights

By GEORGE HOHMANN For the WVPA MORGANTOWN — Relevant legal information that journalists could put to immediate use was presented in a recent day-long seminar at the West Virginia University School of Journalism. Participants in the News Law Training Seminar learned key points about defamation law, privacy, state and federal Freedom of Information Act laws, […]

WVPA Sharing: Opinion — Renewable Fuel Standard harmful to consumer
By October 16, 2013 Read More →

WVPA Sharing: Opinion — Renewable Fuel Standard harmful to consumer

Editor’s Note: This op-ed article is distributed through the WVPA Sharing Network and is made available for use  in print and online by WVPA members at the newspaper’s discretion. For more information or assistance with downloading, contact WVPA executive DirectorDon Smith at 304-342-1011, ext. 160. CHARLESTON — When Washington knows best, you can bet your boots […]

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