The Virginia Communications Hall of Fame

Virginia Communications Hall of Fame 

The Richard T. Robertson School of Media and Culture and the College of Humanities and Sciences at Virginia Commonwealth University are pleased to induct eight distinguished communications professionals into the 2020 class of the Virginia Communications Hall of Fame. Due to the concern about COVID-19 (Coronavirus), the Hall of Fame event, originally planned for  March 26, 2020, was canceled. 

Barbara Ciara

Doug Coleburn

Brian Ellis

Bill Eure

Kym Grinnage

Cabell Harris

Thomas P. Kapsidelis

Don Lee

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. Since its inception, the event has recognized 172 communication professionals. To view past honorees go to