The Mountaineer News Service is produced by journalism students at West Virginia University. Students from the WVU Reed College of Media report, write and produce multi-platform news and feature packages about newsworthy subjects in West Virginia, with an emphasis on Morgantown and WVU. News outlets who have registered with the news service or belong to the West Virginia Press Association may publish this content under the following terms of use:

— Published packages must include the students’ bylines, followed by “Mountaineer News Service, West Virginia University.” (Also feel free to add a link to our blog at:
— Editors must let students and faculty know via email when any element of a package has been published and provide a link to the publication’s website.
— Please do not make significant editing changes without contacting the student journalists.

For more information, contact John Temple at or Alison Bass at