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WV Coal Association’s Annual Symposium

  • Posted on: 3 February 2012
  • By: The Media Center
State and national leaders, have been joining with energy experts and regulatory officials in addressing representatives of the state’s coal industry during the 39th annual West Virginia Coal Association Mining Symposium. The Media Center provided news coverage of the 2012 Symposium, including live talkbacks with President of the WV Coal Association, Bill Raney, Governor Earl Ray Tomblin and Senator Joe Manchin.

We've Moved!

  • Posted on: 28 December 2011
  • By: The Media Center

For most folks, the hustle and bustle of the holiday season is enough. Shopping, wrapping gifts, filling out card, baking and decorated take up plenty of time, so normal folks try to avoid extra work. Not the men and women at The Media Center! Nope, they looked around and said to themselves, “Why not go ahead and move the company to a new building while were at it?”

And that's just what they did!

Pre-visualization with computer animation

  • Posted on: 20 December 2011
  • By: The Media Center

Pre-visualization is the use of computer animation to visualize something before it actually exists. Often it's used with architecture like the example presented here. This animation was developed as part of a fund raising video for the West Virginia Sports Museum and Hall of Fame, so we needed to go beyond just creating a true-to-life representation of the final building. We needed imagery that would fire the imagination and get people excited!

Christmas Tree Farming Grows to Become Statewide Holiday Industry

  • Posted on: 1 December 2011
  • By: The Media Center

Charleston, WV – That real Christmas Tree you are or have already decorated could very well have been grown right here in West Virginia. The Christmas Tree industry has grown rapidly in recent years becoming one of the leading specialty agricultural crops in the state.

Stop The HIT Roundtable

  • Posted on: 13 October 2011
  • By: The Media Center

CHARLESTON, W.Va. – On Thursday, October 13, 2011 West Virginia small business owners and business leaders from Charleston, Wheeling, Beckley, Winfield and other areas of the state met with representatives from local and statewide business groups to address how the HIT will slow the economic recovery and the importance of repealing the tax before it siphons billions of dollars from the small business community.

West Virginia Oil and Gas Expo

  • Posted on: 5 October 2011
  • By: The Media Center

Morgantown, W.Va. – Due to the state's key position in the Marcellus and Utica Shale formations, West Virginia’s Oil and Natural Gas industry continues to flourish. Top companies in the industry have continuing operations and headquarters in the Mountain State, with several key decision-makers calling the Mountain State their home. Those key decision-makers in the industry are attending the 1st annual West Virginia Oil and Gas Expo.