Virginia Business, Roanoke Business win VPA awards
Virginia Business and its sister publication, Roanoke Business, won a total of six awards in the Virginia Press Association’s 2015 journalism competition in Richmond on Saturday.
Don Petersen won first place in pictorial photo for photography in Roanoke Business.
Winning second-place awards for Virginia Business were Art Director Adrienne R. Watson for informational graphics and Gary Robertson for general news writing.
Third-place winners include Virginia Business Publisher Bernie Niemeier for editorial writing, Roanoke Business Editor Tim Thornton for headline writing and Richard Foster for health, science and environmental writing in Virginia Business.
All of the awards were presented in the VPA’s specialty publication category.