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HAMLIN – HD Media announced on March 29 that reporter Nancy Peyton will re-join the company and accept a position with the Lincoln Journal/News Sentinel in Hamlin.

Peyton served as a reporter for the Logan Banner from 2017 to 2018 where she covered local government, crime, education and community events which she’ll resume in her new role.

Peyton spent two and-a-half years in the West Virginia Treasurer’s Office working in public relations.

She earned a bachelors in Online Journalism with a minor in Political Science from Marshall University. While there she worked for the student newspaper The Parthenon in multiple roles, including spending a semester as executive editor.

While a student, she interned and freelanced with The State Journal in Charleston and completed a master's in integrated marketing communications from West Virginia University in 2020.

Currently, Peyton makes her home in Logan County and her interests include reading, photography, art, movies and exploring the state of West Virginia.

In addition to the Lincoln Journal/News Sentinel which it acquired in January, HD Media publishes The Herald-Dispatch, Charleston Gazette-Mail, Logan Banner, Williamson Daily News, Coal Valley News and Wayne County News.

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