West Virginia Press Convention

Blog: wvpress extra — Viva La Charleston

Jan. 16, 2014: Viva La Charleston! We greatly appreciate the amazing number of calls and emails from concerned individuals checking on the staff during this water crisis. Water at the office has been flushed, but that has done little to eliminate the fears. Three of four employees still have no[Read More…]

Blog: wvpress extra — No immediate crisis for news coverage

A blog by WVPA Executive Director Don Smith: Jan. 10, 2014: No immediate crisis for news coverage. West Virginia newspaper reporters got the word out Thursday and Friday — even throughout the night — about the  4-Methylcyclohexane Methanol chemical leak. During this nine-county state of emergency, West Virginia American Water customers[Read More…]

Blog: wvpress extra — Good Morning, 2014

A blog by Don Smith, WVPA Executive Director: Jan. 2, 2014: Good morning, 2014. As we close another year and Christmas season, I would ask that all newspapers send me information on their Christmas Charity events. Many of our newspapers sponsor special Christmas projects. We distribute food, coats, clothes, money[Read More…]

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