News 2018-01-09T19:16:32+00:00


Member News (11/8/18): Longtime Free Lance-Star owner and publisher dies; a Daily Press reporter makes a return back; a scholarship for a fallen colleague and more

Former Free Lance-Star publisher, owner, past VPA president dies Josiah Pollard Rowe III, who served as the longtime owner and publisher of the Free Lance-Star and who served two terms [...]

Member News (10/25/18): RTD to stop endorsing candidates; a Pilot reporter passes away and a judge rules to exclude Virginia’s judiciary from FOIA

RTD announces it will stop endorsing political candidates In a shift away from a long-time newspaper tradition, Tom Silvestri, publisher and president of the Richmond Times-Dispatch, announced in a column [...]

VPF gives $5k grant to Capital News Service to help expand legislative coverage

The Virginia Press Foundation board voted last month to provide a $5,000 grant to Virginia Commonwealth University’s Capital News Service to help the program expand, ensuring that more local coverage [...]

Member News (10/18/2018): VPA members win SNPA awards, Daily Press, Va. Gazette host journalists from Ukraine and more

VPA papers win several awards from SNPA VPA members had a strong showing in this year's Southern Newspaper Publisher Association's contest, winning major awards in leadership and commentary, as well [...]

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