VPA’s Conference & Banquet are One Month Away

By |2019-03-06T16:42:02+00:00March 6th, 2019|

VPA's 2019 Conference and Awards Banquet are one month away. Here's what we have lined up for this year: Friday, April 5 Second-annual Virginia Press Foundation Newsroom Tech Shop. This year Steven Rich, database editor [...]

Q&A: Connie Morrison, Eastern Shore Post

By |2019-02-28T15:51:02+00:00February 28th, 2019|

This week’s Q&A is all about place and how a place defines a community and, by default, its newspapers. We talked with editor and co-owner of the Eastern Shore Post, Connie Morrison.  Morrison talks to [...]

Q&A: Sandra Sellars, Richmond Free Press

By |2019-02-21T18:59:34+00:00February 21st, 2019|

This week we talked with Sandra Sellars, senior photographer for the Richmond Free Press. Sellars talks to us about how she’s been a photographer for most of her life, the joys of news photography as [...]

Former VPA President Robbie Tate has died

By |2019-02-07T13:29:59+00:00February 7th, 2019|

Former newspaper owner and publisher Robbie Goode Tate, 85, died Tuesday, leaving behind a legacy of professional and community service. Tate had lived in Colonial Heights, Tenn., for about 20 years, having moved from Norton [...]

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: Ruth Smith, The Daily Progress

By |2019-01-31T16:37:34+00:00January 31st, 2019|

This week we talked with higher education and health reporter for the Daily Progress, Ruth Smith. Smith talks about what makes higher education a unique beat, how she works with reluctant sources to help them [...]