Applications are now open for Virginia’s first ever agriculture and forestry economic development grant and loan program.
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 Capitol Events during the General Assembly Session on WCVE PBS, a daily one-minute update on legislative issues.
In 2012 he conducted an exclusive interview with President Barack Obama. In 2015 he interviewed former President Jimmy Carter.
Craig has contributed over 100 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 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
As students across Virginia prepare to go back to school, Governor McDonnell is preparing a reform package for public education to present to the legislature next year. Craig Carper reports.
At a forum last night, 3rd District Congressman, Democrat Bobby Scott and Republican challenger Dean Longo, discussed the impact of the upcoming federal cuts, known as sequestration.
While campaigning in Henrico August 17, Congressman Paul Ryan discussed the Romney vision for job creation.
Democrats are betting that Mitt Romney’s selection of Paul Ryan as his Vice Presidential pick will lead to Democratic gains in Virginia.
Four governors were in Richmond last night to share their thoughts on the best ways to improve public education as part of Virginia’s two-day education reform summit.
Attorney Paul Goldman and Delegate Joe Morrissey have won their suit in federal court to get Richmond school board candidate Tichi Pinkney-Epps onto the November ballot.
Governor Bob McDonnell announced yesterday (August 15) that Virginia ended fiscal year 2012 with a $448.5 million surplus.
Richmond Mayor Dwight Jones was at Armstrong High School last night to discuss public housing transformation projects with Whitcomb and Creighton residents.