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Virginia Communications Hall of Fame 2018

Congratulations to the 2018 class of Virginia Communications Hall of Fame inductees!  The induction ceremony in 2018 will mark the 30th anniversary of the Hall of Fame, an event that has recognized 165 communication professionals since its inception. This year's class will bring the total to 172.

The Virginia Communications Hall of Fame Advisory Committee enthusiastically selected the following prominent Virginia communicators for this highest recognition:

  • Joseph Cortina
  • Pamela K. El
  • Jane Gardner
  • Gene Herrick
  • Bernie Niemeier
  • Jesse Vaughan
  • Dwayne Yancey

Learn more about this year's honorees at VCU News.

The induction reception and ceremony will be held on the evening of Thursday, March 29, in Richmond at the historical Altria Theater. To learn more about the Hall of Fame celebration including the opportunity to be a sponsor, purchase tickets, and/or program advertising please click here.

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.

Event Details

Virginia Communications Hall of Fame
Thursday, March 29, 2018
5:30-8:30 Cocktail Reception, Dinner and Induction Ceremony, and Dessert Reception
Altria Theater
6 N Laurel St, Richmond VA 23220
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Purchase tickets by March 12, 2018
Space is limited

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