Q&A: Mike Williams, The Patriot

2019-10-21T20:34:30+00:00August 29th, 2019|

Mike Williams is the publisher, manager and ad director for The Patriot, a weekly newspaper in Pulaski. By Deana Meredith This week we talked with Mike Williams, who is the publisher, editor and [...]

Q&A: Heather Rousseau, The Roanoke Times

2019-06-06T16:50:49+00:00June 6th, 2019|

This week we talked with Roanoke Times photojournalist and triathlete, Heather Rousseau. Rousseau talks with us about how she first got interested in photography, what photojournalism gives her on a personal level, the art and [...]

Q&A: John McCaslin, Rappahannock News

2019-05-23T17:02:52+00:00May 23rd, 2019|

John McCaslin (left) stands with Rappahannock County native Lillian Aylor, in front of the African American school Lillian attended during segregation. McCaslin wrote last week about how Lillian is assisting the state historical society [...]

Q&A: Lisa Vernon Sparks, Daily Press

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: Logan Bogert, Greene County Record

2019-05-09T12:31:29+00:00May 9th, 2019|

This week we talked with Logan Bogert, who works as both a reporter and administrative coordinator at the Greene County Record in Stanardsville. Logan, who graduated from VCU last May, has been at the paper [...]

Q&A: Linda Ash, Northern Virginia Daily

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

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: Randy Arrington, Page News & Courier

2019-04-11T11:54:10+00:00April 10th, 2019|

This week we had the distinct pleasure of talking with Randy Arrington, publisher of the Page News & Courier, the Warren Sentinel and the Shenandoah Valley-Herald. Randy talks about how he got started in the [...]