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AEP's Race To Restore Power For Over Half A Million Customers Across WV & VA

  • Posted on: 9 July 2012
  • By: The Media Center

Monday, July 9, 2012 - The Media Center has been helping AEP get the word out via-satellite to hundreds of thousands of customers in WV and VA that have been affected by what many people are calling, “The Storm of 2012” that hit Friday, June 29 around 7:00PM in Charleston, WV. Here are the news releases that The Media Center sent out to all the news stations in WV & VA this past week.

Appalachian Power Officials Bring In Extra Help With Restoring Power To Customers Affected By Friday Night’s Violent Storms.

ACE Adventure Resort Ready To Challenge Guinness World Record On June 3

  • Posted on: 1 June 2012
  • By: The Media Center

June 3, 2012 - The Media Center will be providing live coverage via-satellite in OAK HILL, W.Va. at ACE Adventure Resort.

Officials at ACE Adventure Resort are prepared for their attempt to break the currently held Guinness World Record™ for zip-lining this Sunday, June 3 at the southern West Virginia resort. Event organizers hope to send more than 150 zippers along one segment of the resort's mile-long zip-line course, which follows the edge of the New River Gorge, in less than an hour.

WVSU Introduces New President to Campus and Community

  • Posted on: 24 May 2012
  • By: The Media Center

May 24, 2012 - The Media Center provided live news/media coverage via-satellite from West Virginia State University in Institute, WV for the introduction of their new President. Dr. Brian O. Hemphill. He was officially welcomed today as the 10th president of West Virginia State University by the institution’s Board of Governors, faculty, students, staff, alumni, and community leaders, during a press conference at Erickson Alumni Center. His appointment was approved by the West Virginia Higher Education Policy Commission at its May 18 meeting.

West Virginia's Celebrating National Tourism Week

  • Posted on: 11 May 2012
  • By: The Media Center

May 11, 2012 - The Media Center provided live satellite news/media coverage of National Tourism Week from the Tamarack in Beckley, WV.

National Tourism Week is being celebrated throughout the United States and across the state of West Virginia during the week of May 5 – May 13.

WV Department of Highways Kicks Off Work Zone Safety Season

  • Posted on: 3 May 2012
  • By: The Media Center

May 2, 2012 - The Media Center provided live satellite news/media coverage for West Virginia Department of Highways, Federal Highway Administration officials, and the West Virginia State Police who have announced the beginning of the 2012 Work Zone Safety and Awareness season during a media event at the state capitol in Charleston.

15 WV Elementary School Children Win SMART529 When I Grow Up Essay Contest

  • Posted on: 2 May 2012
  • By: The Media Center

May 1, 2012 - The Media Center provided live news coverage via-satellite at the Culture Center near the State Capitol Complex in Charleston, WV Monday, with State Treasurer, John Purdue, and the fifteen winning students from various elementary schools around the state of WV.

Fifteen West Virginia school children are on their way to a brighter future through SMART529 after winning regional awards in the 2012 "When I Grow Up" essay contest.

Oliver Luck's Interview On Bloomberg TV Via-Satellite From The Media Center Studio

  • Posted on: 30 April 2012
  • By: The Media Center

April 26, 2012 - The Media Center provided live satellite media coverage along with the studio and set for Oliver Luck’s interview with Rick Horrow, the host of Bloomberg Television’s weekly sports business show, Sportfolio. The show helped set the stage for last week’s NFL Draft with a special look in and around the annual spectacle from all sides.

WV Artist-Blacksmith Jeff Fetty Awarded and Named One Of The World's Seven Premier Metal Designers

  • Posted on: 11 April 2012
  • By: The Media Center

March 11, 2012 - The Media Center provided live news coverage via-satellite at Chestnut Ridge Artist Colony in Spencer, WV today, for a Press Conference held for WV Artist-Blacksmith Jeff Fetty, who's been named "One Of The World's Seven Premier Metal Designers," and selected to be featured in the "2012 International Metal Design Annual."

YWCA Women of Achievement Gala & 100 Years of Leading Change

  • Posted on: 19 March 2012
  • By: The Media Center

On March 9, 2012, the YWCA of Charleston WV recognized four Women of Achievement at their annual Gala at Embassy Suites. The YWCA is also celebrating their 100th Birthday this year. The Women of Achievement honorees were Linda Arnold, Dr. Ethel Caffie-Austin, Debra Sullivan, and last but certainly not least, Threece Clements-Townsend. These women are all extraordinary in their own unique way.