The Virginia Communications Hall of Fame

Virginia Communications Hall of Fame 

Be sure to mark your calendar for the next Virginia Communications Hall of Fame to be held on Thursday, March 26, 2020 at the Atria Theater, Richmond, Va. A press release will be sent when nominations for our 2020 induction open and at that time nominations will be collected online with a link on this site. 

The 2018 induction ceremony was held on March 29, 2018 in Richmond at the historical Altria Theater and marked the 30th anniversary of the Hall of Fame, an event that has recognized 165 communication professionals since its inception. The 2018 class brings the total to 172.

The Virginia Communications Hall of Fame Advisory Committee enthusiastically selected the following prominent Virginia communicators for this highest recognition in 2018:

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

Learn more about the 2018 honorees at VCU News. For photos and other information go 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.


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