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 [...]

Changing Directions: VPA Executive Director Column

By |2019-02-21T13:52:40+00:00February 21st, 2019|

By Betsy Edwards Executive Director, Virginia Press Association We’ve all heard, “the only thing that is constant is change.” Heraclitus, the pre-Socratic Greek philosopher said this around 500 B.C. I’m convinced he must have worked [...]

Q&A: Gordon Rago, The Virginian-Pilot

By |2019-02-14T13:45:54+00:00February 14th, 2019|

This week we talked with digital enterprise reporter for the Virginain-Pilot Gordon Rago. Rago also happens to be the newspaper reporter to first confirm the authenticity of the now infamous photo that appeared in Gov. [...]

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 [...]