Q&A: Lisa Vernon Sparks, Daily Press

By |2019-05-16T19:04:47+00:00May 16th, 2019|

This week we had the pleasure of talking with Daily Press reporter Lisa Vernon Sparks. Vernon Sparks discusses the importance of telling good stories as a counter narrative to inherently negative ones, what elements she looks [...]

Q&A: Wayne Epps, Jr., Richmond Times-Dispatch

By |2019-05-02T17:05:42+00:00May 2nd, 2019|

This week we talked with Wayne Epps, Jr. from the Richmond Times-Dispatch. Epps’s beat at RTD is athletics at Virginia Commonwealth University, but he also lends his hand to covering other sports in and around [...]

Q&A: Linda Ash, Northern Virginia Daily

By |2019-04-25T13:43:34+00:00April 25th, 2019|

Linda Ash, editor of the Northern Virginia Daily, is our Q&A subject this week. Ash talks to us about a career that has been spent solely in journalism, her mantra she’s abided by over her [...]

Q&A: Mike Morones, The Free Lance-Star

By |2019-04-18T13:49:04+00:00April 18th, 2019|

Mike Morones, director of photography for the Free Lance-Star, is our Q&A this week. Mike talks to us about the responsibility a photojournalist has when capturing an image to complement a story, why he sees [...]

Q&A: Georgia Geen, The Commonwealth Times

By |2019-03-28T12:31:32+00:00March 28th, 2019|

This week we talked to Georgia Geen, executive editor of The Commonwealth Times, which serves as the independent student newspaper at Virginia Commonwealth University. Geen talks to us about her path to becoming top 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 [...]

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 [...]

Q&A: Tim Dodson, The Cavalier Daily

By |2018-12-06T13:14:31+00:00December 5th, 2018|

It’s always great to talk with young journalists and editors and that’s what we did this week. Our Q&A is with Tim Dodson, editor-in-chief for the Cavalier Daily at the University of Virginia. Dodson has [...]