About Virginia Currents
Virginia Currents celebrates the people and places of the Commonwealth. If you are a longtime citizen, there’s always the familiar and the sentimental – the scenes of your childhood – people from your past and stories that make you proud to be part of our glorious state. For children, the program offers the chance to learn about home and place. For parents, it’s an opportunity to share your pride in the natural beauty and culture of your community.
From left to right:
Mike Rogers (Videographer, Set Design), Paul Adams (Videographer), Daphne Maxwell Reid (Host), Patty Nevadomski (Managing Producer, Editor), Craig Keeton (Production Manager), Bryant Dameron (Videographer, Set Design). Not pictured: Shanika Smiley (Producer, Videographer).
For over 22 years, Virginia Currents has aired as a weekly feature on many of Virginia’s public television stations and is continually recognized for its high quality, in-depth style of journalism. The program has won 200 awards and more than a dozen Emmy’s. In a media landscape filled with negativity and sensationalism, it is renowned for its uniquely positive and compelling story telling that connects Virginians from all areas of the Commonwealth to each other and inspires hope and positive behavior. The program elevates community and culture by showcasing individuals and organizations whose talents and contributions enrich the fabric of the Commonwealth.
This award-winning newsmagazine series is produced in the studios of Commonwealth Public Broadcasting.