WVPA Sharing

Member newspaper- and West Virginia Press Association-generated news articles, series, photos, cartoons. This information is available for sharing and publication by other member newspapers.

WVPA to provide photos from Legislative Interim meetings

The West Virginia Press Association plans to provide member newspapers photos from the Sept. 23-25 interim meetings in Charleston of the West Legislature. Here is the link to next week’s interim meeting schedule : http://www.legis.state.wv.us/committees/interims/intcomsched.cfm For more information, contact Don Smith, executive director of the WVPA, at 304-342-1011, ext. 160,[Read More…]

The Exponent Telegram looking for a reporter

The Exponent Telegram, a multimedia company serving a nine-county area, is looking for a talented reporter to cover our expanding marketplace. North Central West Virginia is home to growing high-tech, health care, higher education, energy and aviation industries.  We are home to the FBI’s fingerprint and biometics center and several small-[Read More…]

WVPA Sharing: The Charleston Gazette’s Ellis and Gutman are ‘On the Job’

The West Virginia Press Association appreciates the efforts of the thousands of employees of West Virginia newspapers. When possible, the WVPA will share news and photos as an “On the Job” feature. On Friday, Sept. 6, 2013: Reporter David Gutman  and photographer Chip Ellis covered U.S. Sen. Jay Rockefeller’s appearance[Read More…]

WVPA Sharing: The Charleston Gazette provides an excellent sponsorship example

One of the most noted seminars at the West Virginia Press Association’s Convention 2013 was the panel discussion between representatives of West Virginia advertising agencies and WVPA member newspapers. During the seminar, advertising agency representatives mentioned that their clients — our newspaper advertisers — are  often upset when the names[Read More…]

Kids Health No. 4: Challenges ahead in battle against child poverty

 Can broad-based movement maintain support while narrowing focus? Editor’s Note:  The following article is part of the West Virginia Press Association’s series on the “Our Children, Our Future” Coalition. Journalist George Hohmann is following the coalition’s efforts, providing reports from its organizational meetings through its attempts to have impactful legislation passed[Read More…]