Diez joins Virginian-Pilot and Daily Press as digital producer

Waldy Diez will join The Virginian-Pilot and the Daily Press as a digital producer. In her new role, she will be part of the audience team, connecting readers with the outlet’s social media, newsletters and more. Diez begins on Feb. 13. Previously at Gannett | USA Today Network, Diez worked across formats with a dozen […]

Anderson to cover the city and government beat for the Virginian-Pilot

The Virginian-Pilot in Norfolk, Va. has hired Natalie Anderson to cover the city and government beat. She joins from the Salisbury Post in North Carolina, where she covered politics and city government. Anderson interned at The Desert Sun in Southern California and was a Capitol reporter at The Advocate in Baton Rouge, La. There, she […]

NY Times adds three to metro desk

The New York Times has hired three new reporters on its metro desk. Ana Ley has been appointed transit reporter. She joins from The Virginian-Pilot, where she was a city government reporter. She has also reported for the Las Vegas Review-Journal and the Las Vegas Sun. She was also a business reporter and then served […]

News & Observer hires Dean as service journalism reporter

Korie Dean is joining the News & Observer in Durham as a service journalism reporter. She joins from the Virginian-Pilot, where she was a Dow Jones News Fund data journalism intern. She has worked as a reporter at the UNC-Chapel Hill Media Hub and has interned at the North Carolina News Collaborative. She was also […]

Virginian-Pilot reporter Matray set to depart

Margaret Matray, a reporter covering courts and public safety at The Virginian-Pilot, will be leaving. Matray had been with the Pilot for over 8 years. Previously, she was a features reporter at Casper Star-Tribune and a business news intern at Richmond Times-Dispatch. She has also interned at St. Louis Post-Dispatch and The Citizens’ Voice. Matray […]

Spotlight PA hires Harki as criminal justice reporter

Spotlight PA has named Gary Harki its new criminal justice reporter. Harki joins from The Virginian-Pilot where he was an investigative reporter under the O’Brien Fellowship for public service journalism. Before that, he was a reporter at Energy Intelligence. Harki has also reported for The Charleston Gazette and was a general assignment reporter and then […]

Washington Post hires Edwards as staff writer

Jonathan Edwards is joining The Washington Post Morning Mix as a staff writer. His new role begins Jul. 6. Previously, Edwards was a reporter at The Virginian-Pilot which he left after taking a buyout. Before that, he was a news reporter at the Lincoln Journal Star. He has also reported for the Appeal-Democrat, and was […]

Virginian-Pilot reporter Edwards takes buyout

Jonathan Edwards, a reporter at The Virginian-Pilot, has left the title after taking a buyout. Prior to joining the Pilot, Edwards was a news reporter at Lincoln Journal Star. He has also reporter for the Appeal-Democrat. He was also a staff writer and then served as an online editor at The Davis Enterprise. He was […]

Virginian-Pilot 2021 internship program launches

The Virginian-Pilot is seeking paid interns to work in the company’s newsrooms in summer 2021. Interns can work throughout the company, from The Pilot to the Daily Press in Newport News to the Virginia Gazette in Williamsburg, or other publications from the Outer Banks to Richmond. You will also be assigned an editor and will […]

More journalists leave in latest buyouts offered by Tribune

The owner of The Virginian-Pilot and Daily Press newspapers including their community publications, has accepted buyouts from 20 people in its Virginia news operations as part of companywide staff reductions. According to a report by the Daily Press, among those leaving The Virginian-Pilot are sports reporter Ed Miller, news and former sports reporter Lee Tolliver, […]