The Virginia Press Foundation, a tax-exempt 501(c)(3) organization, was founded in 2013 by the Virginia Press Association Board of Directors.

The mission of the foundation is to help ensure the future of Virginia journalism by providing training and resources to members, to develop the next generation of readers and journalists, and to educate the public on the importance of the First Amendment and the role of a free press.

Foundation Board of Directors

Paul Fletcher, President (VA Lawyers Weekly)

Anne Adams, Vice President (The Recorder)

Jeff Poole, Secretary/Treasurer (Orange County Review)

Betsy Edwards, Assistant to Sec./Treasurer (Virginia Press Association)

Gwyn Mellinger (School of Media Arts and Design/JMU)

Jeff Poole (Orange County Review )

Jeff South (VCU/Richard T. Robertson School of Media and Culture)

Kris Worrell (The Virginian-Pilot/Daily Press)


Donate by check – mail to:

Virginia Press Association in c/o Virginia Press Foundation
11529 Nuckols Road
Glen Allen, VA 23059