Virginia Communications Hall of Fame

Virginia Communications Hall of Fame

 

The Virginia Communications Hall of Fame

The Virginia Communications Hall of Fame recognizes communication professionals with exceptional careers in advertising, journalism, public relations, new media and other media fields. George Crutchfield, founding director the School of Mass Communications from 1978-1989, launched the organization in 1986.

This year’s honorees will be inducted into the 29th anniversary of the Hall of Fame on April 7, 2016 at the Quirk Hotel, bringing the total number of inductees to 165.

The inductees of the 29th anniversary of the Hall of Fame are:

Horton P. Beirne- Newspaper publisher and former VPA president, posthumous.

Jeffrey Blount- TV director.

Don Just- Professor and former advertising executive.

Bill McKelway- Newspaper journalist.

June O. Nicholson- Journalism educator.

Adriana Trigiani- Author, screenwriter and director.

George R. Woltz- Advertising executive.

Tickets are $125 each and can be reserved online at https://www.support.vcu.edu/event/HallofFame, or by contacting Lauren Stewart at the Robertson School of Media and Culture at stewartla@vcu.edu. Proceeds from the evening will benefit the Hall of Fame scholarship fund at VCU.