Richmond Public Schools are pursuing moving to year-round school.
Craig Carper is the News Director for 88.9 WCVE Public Radio. Craig studied journalism at Virginia Commonwealth University and has worked in broadcast news since 2001. He’s worked in various capacities covering Virginia politics for WCVE PBS since 2006. For six years starting in 2009 he served as the political reporter for 88.9 WCVE before being promoted to News Director in July of 2015.
Craig served as the host of Assembly '17 (previously titled Capitol Events) during the General Assembly Session on WCVE PBS, a daily 90-second update on legislative issues.
In 2012 he conducted an exclusive interview with President Barack Obama. In 2015 he interviewed former President Jimmy Carter.
In 2016 he provided daily updates from Havana on Governor Terry McAuliffe's trade mission to Cuba.
Craig has contributed over 140 nationally run news stories to NPR and has been featured on the PBS NewsHour with Judy Woodruff and the Rachel Maddow Show on MSNBC.
He's served as a moderator or panelist at debates for U.S. Senate, Congress, Mayor and other state and local elected offices.
He’s covered 3 Governors, the 2009 and 2013 gubernatorial campaigns, the 2012 and 2014 U.S. Senate races, the 2012 Presidential campaign and in 2014 he provided daily national coverage of the trial of former Governor Bob McDonnell for NPR.
Articles by Craig Carper
Richmond Mayor Dwight Jones' Food Policy Task Force has issued its final report with recommendations to provide residents with better access to nutritious and affordable food.
The Bureau of Ocean Energy Management has announced it will hold a competitive lease sale on September 4th to auction off nearly 113,000 acres offshore Virginia for commercial wind energy development.
Richmond Public Schools are likely to adopt a 10-point grading scale either this fall or in 2014.
Much of the first gubernatorial debate this weekend between Republican Ken Cuccinelli and Democrat Terry McAuliffe focused on who would be the better candidate to grow business in Virginia. Craig Carper reports.
During the first debate of the campaign season, Republican nominee for Governor Ken Cuccinelli and his Democratic opponent Terry McAuliffe took starkly different positions on whether Virginia should expand its Medicaid program in compliance with the Affordable Care Act.
On Saturday, Republican Nominee for Governor Ken Cuccinelli and Democrat Terry McAuliffe will face off for their first debate of the campaign season at the Homestead resort in Hot Springs.
An independent investigation by Democratic Richmond Commonwealth's Attorney Michael Herring found nothing illegal in Attorney General Ken Cuccinelli’s failure to disclose certain gifts from Star Scientific CEO Johnnie Williams. Craig Carper reports.
A new poll shows Democrat Terry McAuliffe is holding on to a slim lead over his Republican opponent in the Governor’s race, Attorney General Ken Cuccinelli.
Democratic candidate for Lieutenant Governor Ralph Northam says the upcoming $1.4-billion toll road that will run parallel to U.S. 460 from Petersburg to Suffolk is a waste of scarce state resources.