‘Disturb the Peace and Get it Done,’ Post Reporter Tells Journalists

By Matt Chaney
VCU - Richard T. Robertson School of Media & Culture

Editors optimistic about journalism’s future

By Diana DiGangi
VCU - Richard T. Robertson School of Media & Culture

2015 Contest Online Gallery

Award Lists are posted and VPA 2015 Online Contest Gallery is open!

A searchable data base of all winners can be found at https://omnicontests4.com/gallery-search.aspx?gallery_id=11. Start by making your contest selection from 2015 Advertising Contest or 2015 News Contest. From there you can search by place, competition group, category, publication name or entrant name. When you have found the desired list of winners, click on the title (in bold) to view to the PDF of the award-winning entry.

Department of Labor's Overtime Rules will Unintentionally Harm Employees

Sunshine Week: Encouraging Increased Transparency in Government in 2016

From:  NAA

By:  David Chavern, NAA president & CEO

Conference Registration Deadline this Friday, March 18

This year's conference is a joint conference with Associated Press and SPJ Region 2. 

March 18, 2016 5:00 p.m. is the deadline to register for the annual conference, which culminates with the annual awards banquet.  The conference will be held at Hilton Richmond Hotel & Spa/Short Pump on April 8-9.  Reserve your room directly with the hotel by calling 1-800-445-8667 or (804) 364-3600. Be sure to request the VPA conference rate.


From:  Daily Press

By:  Travis Fain

 Daily Press reporter Dave Ress contributed to this story.

Stanley: Assembly session - Right time to celebrate sunshine

From:  Richmond Times-Dispatch

By:  Ginger Stanley

Note: Republication encouraged during Sunshine Week

Some surprise Fort Monroe language, $105B else included

From:  Daily Press

By:  Travis Fain

Womack Acquires Surry-Sussex, Dinwiddie and Prince George Papers