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Panel talks newspaper advertising

The Advertising Agency Panel at the 2013 West Virginia Press Association Conference allowed newspaper individuals to interact with agency representatives. Sponsored by Mountain State Brewing Company, the discussion focused on how advertisers view the value offered by West Virginia newspapers and methods that can be used to increase the value.[Read More…]

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Social media can help build audience

West Virginia Press Association Conference attendees were treated to a seminar on Practical Social Media to Build Audience and Revenue Online by two industry specialists. Matt See, manager of social media for the American Public University and consultant for the Hampshire Review and other See media operations, and Andrew Springer,[Read More…]

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New WV Press Association officers elected

The membership of the West Virginia Press Association elected new officers and board members during their annual meeting at Oglebay Resort Saturday morning. Perry Nardo of the Intelligencer and Wheeling News-Register will be the president for 2013-14. Ed Dawson of the Herald-Dispatch in Huntington will be vice president of dailies,[Read More…]

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Lawmakers discuss state’s issues

The top lawmakers from the West Virginia Legislature joined the West Virginia Press Association for a lively discussion on the first full day of seminars at Oglebay Resort. Senate President Jeff Kessler, House Speaker Tim Miley, Senate Minority Leader Mike Hall and House Minority Tim Armstead all spoke to editors[Read More…]

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Hollendonner inducted into WVPA Hall of Fame

G. Ogden Nutting gave the remarks inducting the late Fran Hollendonner into the WVPA Hall of Fame Thursday night. Afterward he posed with Fran’s widow, Carolyn, and Bill, Bob and Snookie Nutting.

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See who is attending Convention 2013

Convention 2013 starts Thursday evening and by the time the Premier Journalist is announced Saturday night more than 200 people will have participated in this year’s convention. Remember to bring plenty of business cards. Attached is this year’s announced guest list (We always have a few surprise guests at the[Read More…]

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Brew Skies Festival Aug. 9-10

THOMAS – The Brew Skies Festival was so good, it’s coming back for an encore. The event, dedicated to great music and West Virginia craft beers, is scheduled for Friday and Saturday, Aug. 9-10, at Canaan Valley Resort State Park. Last year’s inaugural Brew Skies Festival attracted good crowds from[Read More…]

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