Social Media
4:07 pm
Fri October 3, 2014

How a Doodle of West Virginia Became a Spontaneous Social Media Campaign (And How to Participate)

Credit Dave Mistich / West Virginia Public Broadcasting

Who knew a doodle of the state could inspire a social media campaign? Especially one that not only shows potential but has proven successful in just a short amount of time.

That's been the case with Draw West Virginia.

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2:30 pm
Fri August 15, 2014

Follow the Action at Antiques Roadshow Charleston

Your ticket to Antiques Roadshow Charleston can be found here. Share your experience or follow the day using #wvantiques
Credit Kristi George / West Virginia Public Broadcasting

Everyone here at West Virginia Public Broadcasting is excited for Saturday's Antiques Roadshow taping at the Charleston Civic Center. We wanted to share a bit of the behind the scenes action as it happens right here.

Whether you were lucky enough to get a ticket (be sure to share your experience using #wvantiques!) or following along at home or on the go, have a look at all of the interesting antiques and quirky heirlooms from our various social media feeds:

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Social Networking
8:00 am
Sun July 6, 2014

Checking In With the Humans of Fairmont

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Credit Sarah Lowther Hensley / West Virginia Public Broadcasting

On Facebook you can find a page for just about any interest. In north central West Virginia, one photographer has created a new Facebook page to share images and short profiles of his fellow citizens.

Inspired by a project in the Big Apple, this page has captured the spirit of the Friendly City and in just one month it has attracted hundreds of followers.

Humans of Fairmont, and the Facebook page after which it’s modeled - Humans of New York - are categorized as Arts and Humanities websites.

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11:19 am
Wed March 19, 2014

Parkersburg South Teacher Responds to Suspension Over Facebook Post

Credit via Facebook

Editor's Note: Dave Mistich is graduate of Parkersburg South High School and was a student of David Foggin while enrolled there.

A Parkersburg South High School teacher has been suspended following a Facebook post he made regarding the school's Gay-Straight Alliance student club.
Wood County Schools Superintendent Pat Law tells the Parkersburg News and Sentinel that David Foggin was suspended on Tuesday for four days.

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1:40 pm
Tue March 18, 2014

What's Next For West Virginia? Share Your 6 Words

Here are a few submissions we've already received. Follow the link to wvnextin6.tumblr.com in our story to see all the submissions and submit your own.

How would you describe the future of West Virginia in six words? We want to know as part of our digital project, What's Next for West Virginia

Here's your chance to join the conversation and offer six words that reflect what you feel is next for the state. 

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11:46 am
Tue October 29, 2013

West Virginia Public Broadcasting joins NPR Digital's Local Stories Project

As part of our transition into the digital age here at West Virginia Public Broadcasting, we're teaming up with NPR Digital Services to take part in their Local Stories Project. Here's a quick run-down of what that means.
In September, we invited stations to submit applications to join the Local Stories Project. We received applications from a record 23 stations and we're