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 Sharing: ‘Our Children, Our Future’ takes aim at child poverty and health issues

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 this month through its attempts have impactful legislation passed during the 2014 session of the West Virginia Legislative Session.   By GEORGE HOHMANN WVPA Report[Read More…]

WVPA Alert: Editors should watch for Kids’ Health Series

WVPA Executive Director Don Smith advises all editors to watch for first story in the WVPA’s Kids’ Health Series.  “Please alert your newsroom staff, especially the weekend editors, that the West Virginia Press Association on Saturday – and again on Sunday – will be distributing the first article in a[Read More…]

Charleston Daily Mail supports Morrisey’s recusal

Patrick Morrisey’s recusal is the right move In just eight months on the job, West Virginia Attorney General Patrick Morrisey has recused himself from three state lawsuits. These cases involve companies his previous law firm had represented or organizations he or his wife had dealings with with before he become[Read More…]

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…]

Power Use Big Fourth to Defeat Sand Gnats

The West Virginia Power returned home for a six-game homestand on July 17 and started the series with a bang. The Power scored four runs in the fourth inning off of four hits and got a good performance from South Atlantic League all-star pitcher Tyler Glasnow in defeating the Savannah[Read More…]

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