Q&A: Laura McFarland, Powhatan Today

By |2019-04-04T12:22:18+00:00April 4th, 2019|

If you have ever seen a copy of Powhatan Today, chances are you've seen Laura McFarland's name. The paper is covered with her bylines each week and it seems like she has the ability to [...]

Q&A: Monique Calello, News-Leader

By |2019-02-07T19:50:23+00:00February 7th, 2019|

This week we talked with Monique Calello, the health reporter for the Staunton News Leader. Calello talks to us about the difficulty, but necessity, of reporting stories that are hard to hear, her take on [...]

Q&A: Tom Lappas, Henrico Citizen

By |2018-11-29T19:40:38+00:00November 29th, 2018|

Tom Lappas, editor, publisher and owner of the Henrico Citizen, is our Q&A this week. Lappas, who also teaches journalism at the University of Richmond (his alma mater), talks about how circumstance led him to [...]

Q&A: Nathaniel Cline, Loudoun Times-Mirror

By |2018-11-08T17:56:16+00:00November 8th, 2018|

This week we had the pleasure of talking with Nathaniel Cline, a new(ish) reporter for Loudoun Times-Mirror in Leesburg. Nathaniel talks to us about coming back into news after a stint in sports, why he [...]

Member Q&A: Tracy Agnew, Suffolk News-Herald

By |2018-10-18T16:06:05+00:00October 18th, 2018|

What a great Q&A we have this week. We talked with Tracy Agnew, editor for the Suffolk News-Herald. In our conversation Tracy discusses what got her into journalism and what has kept her, the misconceptions [...]

Board Member Q&A: Steve Stewart, Boone Newspapers

By |2018-07-05T14:11:27+00:00July 5th, 2018|

This week we talked with VPA president-elect and head of Boone Newspapers in Virginia (Charlotte Gazette, Kenbridge Victoria-Dispatch, Suffolk News-Herald, Suffolk Living, the Farmville Herald and the Tidewater News) and North Carolina, Steve Stewart. Stewart [...]