HearSay Programming February 22-24


Alden Purchasing Tribune / New Head of Norfolk FBI

Monday, February 22, 2021

The Virginian-Pilot and Daily Press will now be owned by Alden, a hedge fund with a history of cutting costs and reducing newsroom staff at its papers. We'll discuss what it could mean for our local papers with representatives of The Tidewater Media Guild. Then, we'll talk to the new special agent in charge of Norfolk's FBI Field Office. 

Today's Guests:
Sara Gregory - Chairwoman, Tidewater Media Guild
Ryan Murphy - Joint Bargaining Representative, Tidewater Media Guild
Jon Schleuss - President, The NewsGuild: Communication Workers of America
Brian Dugan - Special Agent in Charge, Norfolk Field Office


Virginia Statewide Races / Health, Burnout And COVID-19

Tuesday, February 23, 2021

Dr. Quentin Kidd, Director of the Wason Center for Civic Leadership, joins us to discuss their latest poll on Virginia's statewide races. Then, we will talk about the mental and physical challenges we all face from the pandemic.

Today's Guests:
Dr. Quentin Kidd - Director, Wason Center for Civic Leadership
Dr. Michael Williams - Committee To Protect Medicare
Cathy Cassata - Health care reporter
Dr. Natalie Dautovich - Virginia Commonwealth University


The Patients Vs. Perwaiz / Governor's School For The Arts / HRBT Tunnel Boring Machine

Wednesday, February 24, 2021 

Reporters in Hampton Roads have produced an in-depth investigation into health insurance fraud at a popular OB-GYN office. Cathy will talk to the reporters about their work, and the underlying story. We will also discuss diversity at the Governor's School For The Arts and the new name of the tunnel boring machine used for the HRBT expansion.

Today's Guests:
Jason Marks and Adrienne Mayfield - WAVY
Dr. Andrea Warren - Governor's School For the Arts
Madeline Colmenares and William Bovatsek - Students