We’re excited to announce today that WeHeart West Virginia has a new Editor-In-Chief, our very own Jenni Vincent!

Jenni Vincent is a long-time, award-winning West Virginia reporter and journalist.

Jenni has been overseeing the site’s journalist endeavors as Impact Journalism Editor. In this new role, she will now formally oversee the day-to-day editorial operation of the site. To be honest, she’s been doing this already unofficially for several months!

Under her direction, WeHeart West Virginia has become of the state’s most visited websites. Our Facebook audience has grown to over 57,000 fans. And we’re quickly becoming our own Mountain State tradition.

Before coming to WeHeart, Jenni lead the charge covering the state’s heroin epidemic—before anybody was talking about it—at the Martinsburg Journal. Prior to that she was an investigative reporter for The Fairmont Times-West Virginian and The Dominion Post. She’s a graduate of WVU and Vermont Law School.

But her best qualification is a deep love and sense of purpose to this state we call home. Please join us in congratulating her!

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