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WVPA Reminder: Friday is deadline for newspapers to file statement of ownership; WVSOS affidavit of circulation by Nov. 1

CHARLESTON, W.Va. — It’s nearing time for West Virginia newspapers to file the Statement of Ownership form with the US Post Office and the Affidavit of Circulation form with the WV Secretary of State office for the coming fiscal year. The US Postal Service’s Statement of Ownership form is attached.[Read More…]

Morgan Messenger’s Sandy Buzzerd talks about community journalism and being a woman in the West Virginia newspaper industry’s management

Buzzerd awarded West Virginia Press Association’s 2019 Adam R. Kelly Award WV Press Report CHARLESTON, W.Va. — With 37 years in community journalism, Sandy Buzzerd can talk the talk and has already walked the walk. When presented with the West Virginia newspaper industry’s top award — the Adam R. Kelly Award — Buzzerd[Read More…]

Moorefield Examiner: Serving its community today, preparing for the future, continuing a family legacy

Hardy County, W.Va., newspaper leadership understands responsibility of reporting local news By Lexi Browning, WV Press Association Editor’s Note: This is the first in a series of articles on newspapers in West Virginia. MOOREFIELD, W.Va. — Few newspaper publishers in West Virginia can say they’re part of a 118-year family legacy.[Read More…]

West Virginia Press Association Foundation accepting scholarship applications for $1,000 awards in 2021

CHARLESTON, W.Va. — West Virginia college students are learning the West Virginia Press Association Foundation’s mission of improving the quality and future of West Virginia newspapers and the communities they serve in West Virginia is more than just rhetoric. The WVPA Foundation is now accepting applications for 2021 college scholarships. The[Read More…]