WV News

SMART529 - Sponsors 6th Annual "When I Grow Up" Essay Contest

  • Posted on: 6 February 2013
  • By: Kathryn Flanagan

“WHEN I GROW UP, I WANT TO BE …”

Treasurer's Office Initiative to Award $20,000 In Savings Accounts

Essay Contest For Teachers Enters Third Year, While the Students Annual Essay Contest Reaches it's Sixth.

New Changes In SMART529, WVs Direct College Savings Plan

  • Posted on: 20 November 2012
  • By: The Media Center

November 14, 2012, at Piedmont Elementary School in Charleston, WV – The Media Center helped The Manahan Group, and State Treasurer, John Perdue, spread awareness of the New Program being offered by WV's Smart529 College Savings Fund. The program is making some changes that will make it easier for parents and grandparents to save for their children and grandchildren's college education.

TMC works with AEP’s Charles Patton to Get Word Out About Restoring Power in WV

  • Posted on: 9 November 2012
  • By: Kathryn Flanagan

10/31/12 & 11/2/2012 - The Media Center worked with Appalachian Power Officials to Get Updates On Power Restoration out to News/Radio Stations for AEP Customers in WV Affected By Last Week’s Devastating Snow Storm.

Fifth Create West Virginia Conference 2012

  • Posted on: 29 October 2012
  • By: The Media Center

October 26th, 2012, Charleston, WV – The Media Center provided live satellite news/media coverage along with live interviews with persons connected to Create WV, to get the word out to several local news stations via-satellite, about the Fifth Create West Virginia Conference. A crowdfunder from Miami and a New York City documentary filmmaker joined scores of West Virginia’s economic, education, and community innovators, October 26th at the Charleston House Ramada, and 27th at the Charleston Civic Center for the Fifth Create WV Conference 2012.

33rd Annual West Virginia Bridge Day Festival 2012

  • Posted on: 25 October 2012
  • By: The Media Center

October 20, 2012 - The Media Center provided live action coverage on the jumbo screen (pictured below) set up on the south end of the bridge, and streaming live on the internet as the jumpers leap 876 feet off the New River Gorge Bridge in Fayetteville, WV. 2012 marks the 33rd Anniversary for the New River Gorge Bridge Day, presented by Subaru.

WV Chamber of Commerce's 76th Annual Meeting & Business Summit

  • Posted on: 6 September 2012
  • By: The Media Center

August 29th through August 31st, more than 600 people were in White Sulphur Springs at The Greenbrier resort for the 2012 West Virginia Chamber of Commerce’s 76th Annual Meeting and Business Summit. The Media Center was very proud to provide live streaming coverage online so that anyone could view and be a part of this special conference that hundreds of West Virginia’s business, community, and government leaders participated in, and is a tradition that has now spanned more than seven decades.

Dedication Of Miner’s Memorial Set To Honor 29 Miners At Unveiling Ceremony

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

July 27, 2012 - The Media Center was in Whitesville, W.Va. providing live satellite news/media coverage for the Dedication of the Upper Big Branch Miner's Memorial at the Unveiling Ceremony.

The focal point of the Upper Big Branch Miners Memorial has been installed at the memorial plaza in Whitesville, WV, and the monument was covered until the official dedication Friday, July 27th when it was unveiled during a public ceremony at approximately 2:00pm.

It's National Farmer's Market Week & WV's Are Fully Stocked!

  • Posted on: 6 August 2012
  • By: The Media Center

August 6, 2012 - The Media Center provided live satellite news coverage of "National Farmer's Market Week 2012" at the Capitol Farmer's Market in our very own capitol city, Charleston, WV.

Upper Big Branch Miners Memorial Monument Delivered & Installed

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

July 18, 2012 - The Media Center was in Whitesville, WV providing live satellite coverage of the Upper Big Branch Miners Memorial Monument being installed at the town's memorial plaza. After the installation is complete, the monument will be officially dedicated on Friday, July 27.

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