Media Allies

Amplify-the-story-brownAre you a member of the media or professional storyteller who stands with the idea of #NewStoryWV? Become a Media Ally.

Media Allies are freelance writers, photographers and videographers; journalists; editors; publishers; and other professional storytellers who are stepping up to be a part of the new story for West Virginia. Media Allies contribute their talents to amplify the new story changemakers on the ground in WV are actively writing.

There are two types of Media Allies:

  • Chief Media Ally: Commits to coordinating with the WV Community Development Hub team on storytelling initiatives and contributing time toward telling stories inspired by #NewStoryWV contributors
  • Media Ally:¬†Commits to follow the #NewStoryWV hashtag as a source for potential ideas for their own stories

To become a Media Ally, for questions, and for press inquiries, email WV Community Development Hub Director of Strategic Network Communications Emma Pepper at