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 [...]

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 [...]