The Times-Dispatch presents Strong Voices 2/18/19

The Richmond Times-Dispatch is pleased to announce "Strong Voices: Celebrating the Power and Stories of Richmond Women." The March event and corresponding special section in The Times-Dispatch are presented in partnership with Sonabank and its P.O.W.E.R. program.

"Strong Voices" recognizes women – present and past – whose vision, impact and commitment have served Richmond and Virginia.

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Veteran journalist Pamela Stallsmith named RTD's first female opinions editor 1/29/19

The Richmond Times-Dispatch has named veteran journalist and former Times-Dispatch reporter Pamela Stallsmith as its next opinions editor.

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Virginia Video Network is live in the Richmond area 1/29/19

The Richmond Times-Dispatch is excited to launch the Virginia Video Network, a location-based video advertising solution delivered through standalone periodical racks and video displays. Through this new platform, the paper's advertisers can market directly to consumers at the point of purchase in high-traffic retail locations.

Virginia Video Network is Virginia's first digital-out-of-home video marketing solution that combines data and technology together to deliver relevant advertising messages to targeted customers.

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RTD hires James Bacon as editorial writer; promotes Beres and Paris 11/27/18

The editorial pages of the Richmond (Va.) Times-Dispatch have hired a new writer and promoted two editors.

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RTD Public Square 75: Readers' Hopes for Greater Richmond 10/23/18

Over the summer, the Richmond (Va.) Times-Dispatch asked readers to share their hopes for the local community – and readers responded with aspirational and thoughtful ideas for Richmond's future.

At the paper's 75th RTD Public Square, the staff will share readers' collected hopes along with survey results from research they conducted on the same topic. "We're excited about the results, and we think that some of the ideas might surprise you," the paper notes in its promotion of this special event.

This will be the Richmond Times-Dispatch's 75th installment of RTD Public Square.

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BH Media names Thornton as vice president of news 9/24/18

Rick Thornton, who had been an editor and a vice president at the Richmond (Va.) Times-Dispatch, was named vice president of news for BH Media Group.

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Richmond Startup Spotlight e-newsletter launching to focus on the growing entrepreneurial community 9/10/18

The Times-Dispatch is expanding coverage with the Richmond Startup Spotlight e-newsletter every Sunday morning.

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Richmond Times-Dispatch launches Richmond Dines email newsletter 5/29/18

Richmond's growing reputation as a prime "foodie town" now has a new newsletter to keep score on what's new, interesting and delicious.

Subscribers to Richmond Dines, the Richmond Times-Dispatch's latest email newsletter, will be treated to restaurant reviews, dining news and updates on beer, wine and more in the Richmond area.

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Richmond Times-Dispatch announces panelists for the upcoming Metro Business Live 5/15/18

The second installment of Metro Business Live will take place on Tuesday, June 19, with a conversation about the future of Richmond's entrepreneurial ecosystem.

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Publishers: Don't let your brand be shaped by competitors and critics 9/19/17

By Cindy Durham, Assistant Executive Director, SNPA

The newspaper industry has been phenomenally successful in adopting and adapting and embracing new technologies and becoming multi-media organizations, Bob Provost executive-in-residence/consultant with The Marketing Provost, told attendees at the SNPA-Inland Annual Meeting.

But, he says the industry hasn't created the perception of success. Instead, he said our public image "has been shaped by default – not by design. And, that's criminal. Negative news such as circulation declines, layoffs or buyouts, will reach the public eye and awareness without any effort on your part. However, no one else is going to get out in the market and promote your award-winning news coverage, our success as a public watchdog, our efficacy for local advertisers, and our relevance to younger adults."

He emphasized: "Please do not let your image be shaped by your competitors and your critics."

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