West Virginia Press Convention

WV Press Convention Follow-up: Pulse Research to begin follow-up calls and emails with data and information

Pulse to share new WV Data survey By Autumn Shelton, WV Press Association CHARLESTON, W.Va. – The WV Press Association is encouraging newspaper publishers, ad directors and advertising staffers to talk with Pulse Research Representative Sammy Papert in the coming weeks about his company’s research and opportunities to increase advertising[Read More…]

WV Press Convention: Rebuild Local News Coalition provides insight on ‘Community News and Small Business Support Act’ and challenges facing local news organizations

Steven Waldman, chair of the Rebuild Local News Coalition and founder of Report for America, speaks to convention CHARLESTON, W.Va. — Journalists attending the recent WV Press Association Convention in Charleston heard an update on the “local news crisis” in America: “It’s not just a threat to your jobs, it’s a[Read More…]

WV Press Convention 2023: Hampshire Review wins Newspaper of the Year Honors

EDITORIAL: Charleston Gazette-Mail, The Inter-Mountain, Hampshire Review, and The Doddridge Independent win General Excellence Honors ADVERTISING: Charleston Gazette-Mail, The Inter-Mountain, Times Record & Roane County Reporter; and Tyler Star News win General Excellence Honors WV Press Staff Report CHARLESTON, W.Va. — With “family” being a major theme of the 2023 West[Read More…]

WV Press Convention 2023: State’s newspapers gathering in Charleston on Friday and Saturday

Two-day conference includes awards, education and networking; Sponsors and speakers supporting event that features three segments open and free to the public WV Press Staff Report CHARLESTON, W.VA. — West Virginia newspaper representatives will hear from Gov. Jim Justice, U.S. Sen. Joe Manchin and U.S. Sen. Shelley Moore Capito, along with[Read More…]

2023 WVPA Convention: Learn how U.S. Senators’ offices can help West Virginia constituents

WV Press Staff Report CHARLESTON, W.Va. – “West Virginians come to the Senator for really almost any issue that they need help with, and he sees that as his top priority – delivering the necessary constituent services to help them.” That’s what Mara Boggs, W.Va. state director for U.S. Senator[Read More…]

2023 WVPA Convention: Pulse Research session will help advertising staff ‘close the deal’ with data driven, shopping-intent information

WV News Publisher Andy Kniceley endorses program to build sales, encouraging industry attendance By Autumn Shelton, WV Press Association CHARLESTON, W.Va. – Those at Pulse Research want to help advertising sales teams more effectively “close the deal” with their clients by providing them with the largest source of data driven,[Read More…]

2023 WVPA Convention: Learn how the WV National Guard is ‘Always Ready, Always There’

By Autumn Shelton, WV Press Association CHARLESTON, W.Va. – With a $501 million direct and indirect economic impact for the state, the West Virginia National Guard is “Always Ready, Always There!” when it comes to helping out their fellow Mountaineers.  At 2:30 p.m. on Friday, Aug. 11, during the West[Read More…]

WV Press Convention Update: Seminar to look at ‘ethics and implications’ with use of Artificial Intelligence (AI) in communications

From the GPS in our cars to interacting with a chatbot while ordering groceries, expert says AI continues to ingrain itself into our society WV Press Association Report CHARLESTON, W.Va. – “We need to be able to tell snake oil from legitimate technological innovation. We really all need to be[Read More…]

Save The Date: WV Press Association 2023 Convention set for Aug. 11-12 in Charleston

CHARLESTON, W.Va. — The West Virginia Press Association has announced the dates for its 2023 convention, which will be held at the Four Points by Sheraton in Charleston. WVPA Executive Director Don Smith said the association’s convention will be Friday and Saturday, Aug. 11-12, is announcing the dates and will release[Read More…]