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Frequently asked questions from WVVA viewers

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Have you ever wondered what "WVVA" actually stands for, or maybe you want to know how to get your story on air? This is a list of the most common questions that come into the WVVA studios. Can't find your question on the list? Don't worry, we have that covered too!

How do I submit a story idea I would like aired or published by WVVA?
If you have a scheduled event that you would like coverage for, please send the event information along with your name, position, organization and telephone number to news@wvva.com. If you see news as it is happening, report it to our newsroom at 800-227-9882. Also, you can upload your cell phone pictures on the new WVVA.com photo gallery, or send them to news@wvva.com.

How do I request the Speedcam visit my area?
Drop an email to Vain Colby at speedcam@wvva.com. Be sure to include the time of day speeding is the worst, the street name, and how you have been affected by the reckless drivers. Not sure what the Speedcam is exactly...click here to find out.

How do I get a Public Service Announcement, Notes of Interest or Community Event on WVVA?
PSAs can be sent to PSA Service, c/o Dustin Long, P.O. Box 1930, Bluefield, WV 24701. Notes of Interest should be directed to Teraina Blankenship at tblankenship@wvva.com. Finally, you can submit your Community Event to WVVA's Community Calendar by clicking here.

What does "WVVA-TV" stand for?
"West Virginia Virginia Television"

How do I request a copy of a story aired on WVVA or published on WVVA.com?
Fill out this form and submit your request. A $25 fee will be applied to each video request.

How do I register for drawings or contests at WVVA?
Click here for a list of contests or give-a-ways from WVVA.

Didn't find the answer to your burning question?
Contact the WVVA team at news@wvva.com and let us know what's on your mind. Your question could even be posted on our FAQ page!

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