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 [...]

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 [...]

Q&A: Deana Meredith, The Central Virginian

By |2019-01-24T14:04:23+00:00January 24th, 2019|

This week we had the pleasure of talking with Deana Meredith, editor for The Central Virginian in Louisa. Meredith talked to us about her decision to come back into journalism after a brief absence; the [...]