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MORGANTOWN, WV -

Vicki Smith, longtime Morgantown correspondent for The Associated Press, is the new director of marketing and communications for the Office of Information Technology at West Virginia University.

Smith, a native of Indiana, Pa., is a 1987 graduate of WVU's P.I. Reed School of Journalism. She had been the AP's Morgantown correspondent since 1998. 

Before coming to Morgantown, she worked for the AP in Charleston, covering the Legislature and other assignments. She also has worked for The Press in Atlantic City, N.J.

She began her work at WVU Nov. 20.