Editor's Note: The Times Record/Roane County Reporter has nearly always garnered
its share of press awards for weekly newspaper publishing, and now its editor will
head the West Virginia Press Association.|
David Hedges, publisher of The Times Record and
Roane County Reporter,
was elected president of the W.Va. Press Association at the group's annual
membership meeting Saturday at Canaan Valley Resort State Park.
Also elected were David Zinn of Charleston Newspapers and Sandy Buzzerd
of The Morgan Messenger as vice presidents and Frank Spicer, publisher of
the W.Va. Daily News in Lewisburg, as secretary/treasurer.
Hedges follows Frank Wood, publisher of The Register-Herald in Beckley,
who served as president of the organization last year.
Wood remains on the board of directors for the coming year as past
along with other directors Michael Christman Jr. of The Parkersburg News
Sentinel, David Corcoran Sr. of the Glenville Democrat, Ed Dockney Jr. of
the Spirit of Jefferson
Advocate, Kim Gemondo of The Shinnston News & Harrison County Journal,
Ed Given of the
Braxton Citizens-News, Sandra Hurley of the Williamson Daily News, Leslie
Hurst of the Huntington
Herald-Dispatch, Pam Pritt of the Pocahontas Times and Don Smith of the