The Daily Progress

Holland, Evans win outstanding journalist awards

The Outstanding Journalist of the Year Award was presented to John Holland of The Virginian-Pilot in Norfolk, on Saturday at the annual meeting of the Virginia Press Association in Roanoke. 

Journalists honored with First Amendment Awards

Four journalists were recognized Saturday afternoon for their use of Virginia's Freedom of Information Act to uncover separate scandals in the governor's office and the state's Department of Alcoholic Beverage Control. 

McConnell named to Virginia Communications Hall of Fame

Lawrence McConnell, publisher of The Daily Progress in Charlottesville since 1995, was recently named to the Virginia Communications Hall of Fame. 

He also serves as regional publisher of the Charlottesville Newspaper Group under BH Media.