List of newspapers in West Virginia

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This is a list of newspapers in West Virginia, sorted by location.

Daily and nondaily newspapers[edit]

Title Locale Year est. Frequency Publisher/parent company Notes
Barbour Democrat Philippi Nondaily
Bluefield Daily Telegraph Bluefield Daily Community Newspaper Holdings, Inc.[1]
Cabell Standard Culloden Nondaily
Calhoun Chronicle Grantsville Nondaily
Charleston Gazette-Mail Charleston Daily Major newspaper[2]
Clay Free Press Clay Nondaily
Daily Athenaeum Morgantown Daily
Dominion Post Morgantown Daily Major newspaper
Exponent-Telegram Clarksburg Daily
Hampshire Review Romney Nondaily
Herald Record West Union Nondaily
Herald-Dispatch Huntington Daily Major newspaper[2]
Intelligencer Wheeling 1852[2] Daily Ogden Newspapers Inc.[3] Major newspaper
Inter-Mountain Elkins Daily Ogden Newspapers Inc.[3]
Jackson County Citizen Ripley Nondaily
Jackson Herald Ripley Nondaily GateHouse Media[4]
Jackson Star News Ravenswood Nondaily
Journal Martinsburg Daily Ogden Newspapers Inc.[3]
Logan Banner Logan Daily
Mineral Daily News-Tribune Keyser Daily GateHouse Media[4]
Morgan Messenger Berkeley Springs Nondaily
Moundsville Daily Echo Moundsville Daily
Mountain Messenger Lewisburg Nondaily
Mountain Statesman Grafton Nondaily
Parkersburg News and Sentinel Parkersburg Daily Ogden Newspapers Inc.[3] Major newspaper[2]
Pennsboro News Pennsboro Nondaily
Pleasants County Leader St. Marys Nondaily
Pocahontas Times Marlinton Nondaily
Point Pleasant Register Point Pleasant 1862[2] Daily
Princeton Times Princeton Nondaily Community Newspaper Holdings, Inc.[1]
Putnam Standard Culloden Nondaily
Record Delta Buckhannon Nondaily
Register-Herald Beckley 1985 Daily Community Newspaper Holdings, Inc.[1] Major newspaper[2]
Ritchie Gazette Harrisville Nondaily
Sentinel Salem Nondaily
Shepherdstown Chronicle Shepherdstown Ogden Newspapers Inc.[3]
Shinnston News & Harrison County Journal Shinnston Nondaily
Spirit of Jefferson Advocate Charles Town Nondaily
St. Marys Oracle St. Marys Nondaily
State Journal Charleston Nondaily
Sunday News-Register Wheeling Daily
Times West Virginian Fairmont Daily Community Newspaper Holdings[1] Major newspaper
Tyler Star News Sistersville Nondaily Ogden Newspapers Inc.[3]
Wayne County News Wayne Daily
Weirton Daily Times Weirton Daily Ogden Newspapers Inc.[3]
Welch News Welch Nondaily
West Virginia Daily News Lewisburg Daily
West Virginia Queer News Parkersburg Daily
Wetzel Chronicle New Martinsville Nondaily Ogden Newspapers Inc.[3]
Wheeling News-Register Wheeling Daily Ogden Newspapers Inc.[3] Major newspaper
Williamson Daily News Williamson Daily

College newspapers[edit]

Marshall University, Huntington

West Virginia University, Morgantown

Defunct newspapers[edit]

Title Locale Year est. Year ceased Frequency
Virginia Argus and Hampshire Advertiser Romney 1850 1861[5] Nondaily

See also[edit]


  1. ^ a b c d Community Newspaper Holdings, Inc., Locations: West Virginia, Montgomery, Alabama, retrieved April 10, 2017 
  2. ^ a b c d e f Harold Malcolm Forbes. "Newspapers". West Virginia Encyclopedia. Charleston, WV: West Virginia Humanities Council. Retrieved 23 February 2017. 
  3. ^ a b c d e f g h i Ogden Newspapers Inc., Locations: West Virginia, Wheeling, WV, retrieved March 27, 2017 
  4. ^ a b GateHouse Media, LLC, Our Markets: West Virginia, Pittsford, New York, retrieved March 27, 2017 
  5. ^ "US Newspaper Directory: West Virginia". Chronicling America. Washington DC: Library of Congress. Retrieved February 23, 2017. 
  6. ^ "Pitt School of Journalism and Mass Communications". Huntington, WV: Marshall University. Retrieved March 22, 2017. 


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