West Virginia Press Convention

West Virginia Press Association presents Convention 2020

It’s online: Enjoy convention at your convenience — — —  Welcome to the West Virginia Press Association’s 2020 Convention. The largest annual gathering of newspaper professionals in the state is online this year. Acting on the Coronavirus information and advice featured in our newspapers in 2020, the West Virginia Press Association has[Read More…]

Coronavirus Update: WV Press cancels 2020 Convention

CHARLESTON, W.Va. — The West Virginia Press Association has canceled its 2020 convention, which had been set for Aug. 6-8 in Charleston, W.Va. WVPA Executive Director Don Smith has issued to the following statement to the membership: Hello everyone, It is with much regret that I am notifying you of cancellation[Read More…]

West Virginia Press Association Convention 2020 Canceled

CHARLESTON, W.Va. — The West Virginia Press Association Convention 2020 that was scheduled for Aug. 7-8, 2020, at the Embassy Suites in Charleston, W.Va., has been canceled due to health concerns around the Coronavirus. The WVPA will be conducting online, virtual convention activities. Watch for updates.

Editorial: Hoping W.Va. tax revenues show rebound

From The Wheeling News-Register: Within a few days, state officials will make public information on how much money West Virginia state government officially collected in August. Keep your fingers crossed, especially if you want to see more potholes patched. Revenue in July, the first month of the new fiscal year,[Read More…]

W.Va. officials see positive results from state parks overhaul

By Michael Erb Parkersburg News and Sentinel MORGANTOWN — West Virginia’s state parks and forests are in the midst of a multi-million dollar overhaul, and officials say they are already seeing increased tourism and use. Samantha Smith, communications director for the West Virginia Department of Commerce, and Steve McDaniel, director[Read More…]

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