Some recent work

“Donald Trump delivers his closing argument in Virginia” — Loudoun Times-Mirror

“Local businessman proposes Virginia Positive Campaign Pledge” — Loudoun Times-Mirror

“The largest planting in the US of this rare grape is here in Loudoun County” — Loudoun Times-Mirror

“The new tastemakers of Middleburg and Marshall” — Middleburg Life

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Virginia Press Association Award winners

Feature Writing Portfolio winners

‘Queer at Patrick Henry College’ vexes school’s chancellor” — LoudounTimes.com, Dec. 12, 2012

For a professors and his pupil, politics align” — LoudounTimes.com, Oct. 19, 2012 

‘I don’t see color'” — LoudounTimes.com, Feb. 11, 2012

Column Writing winners

Oz Clarke dazzles at Virginia Wine Summit” — LoudounTimes.com, Nov. 6, 2013

Blaufrankisch: Only at Otium” — LoudounTimes.com, Aug. 7, 2013

Boxin’ it up at Village Winery” — LoudounTimes.com, June 5, 2013

 

Some recent work — December 2015

“GOP lawmaker receiving threats from Trump supporters” — LoudounTimes.com

“Virginia won’t recognize concealed carry permits from 25 states” — LoudounTimes.com

“Loudoun County administrator given second raise this year, salary bumped to $244K” — LoudounTimes.com

Congresswoman Barbara Comstock presiding over the House of Representatives in November. Courtesy Photo

Congresswoman Barbara Comstock presiding over the House of Representatives in November.
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“U.S. Rep. Comstock endorses Rubio for president” — LoudounTimes.com

“The Brew Economy: Artisan malt craft house, Pilot, opening shop in Virginia” — LoudounTimes.com

“Gov. McAuliffe: Trump’s comments are ‘sad’ and ‘hateful'” — LoudounTimes.com 

Gov. Terry McAuliffe (D) condemned Donald Trump's comments about Muslim immigrants. Courtesy Photo

Gov. Terry McAuliffe (D) condemned Donald Trump’s comments about Muslim immigrants. Courtesy Photo

Some recent work — November 2015

“Local delegate files legislation to fight governor’s tolling proposal” — Nov. 24, LoudounTimes.com

Loudoun wines wooed Wine Tourism Conference attendees. Courtesy/Loudoun Times-Mirror

Loudoun wines wooed Wine Tourism Conference attendees. Courtesy/Loudoun Times-Mirror

“The Wine Tourism Conference comes to Virginia” — Nov. 23, LoudounTimes.com

“After Paris, lawmakers split on placing Syrian refugees” — Nov. 17, LoudounTimes.com

“In Northern Virginia, a heartfelt remembrance at a historic residence” —  Nov. 11, LoudounTimes.com

“Lambrusco: Don’t call it a comeback” — Nov. 8, The Back Label at WineAwesomeness.com 

 

Some recent work — October 2015

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“Congressional leaders agree — new budget is good for Virginia” — Oct. 30

“Meg Ryan’s directorial debut draws Middleburg Film Fest record crowd” — Oct. 25

“Multimedia: Middleburg Film Festival’s third year is off and running” — Oct. 23

Photo By/Trevor Baratko

Middleburg Film Festival founder Sheila Johnson and actress-director Meg Ryan. Photo By/Trevor Baratko

“GOP lawmaker: Paul Ryan is the ‘homosexual lobby’s Trojan horse'” — Oct. 20

“Senate candidate in 31st District says he’ll give his state salary to charity” — Oct. 16

Some recent work — September 2015

“Tweetgate continues between Virginia Senate candidates Black and McCabe” — LoudounTimes.com, Sept. 28

Republican presidential candidate Ben Carson speaks to a crowd of 2,000 in Virginia. Photo By/Trevor Baratko

Republican presidential candidate Ben Carson speaks to a crowd of 2,000 in Virginia.
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“Ben Carson in Loudoun: ‘Things do not look good for our country'” — LoudounTimes.com, Sept. 27

“White House prepping for shutdown as congresswoman bats off opponents” — LoudounTimes.com, Sept. 24

“Bernie Sanders gets some ‘Stile’ from local makeup artist” — LoudounTimes.com, Sept. 17

“In D.C. Wine Country, balancing the costs with the romance” — LoudounTimes.com, Sept. 2

Some recent work — August 2015

“Loudoun County: The epicenter of Redskin nation” — LoudounTimes.com, Aug. 27

“U.S. Rep. Comstock visits Israel, stresses opposition to Iran deal” — LoudounTimes.com, Aug. 26

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Shem Creek, just outside Charleston, South Carolina. Photo By/Trevor Baratko

“Charleston’s Top 8 Bars and Eateries” — The Back Label at WineAwesomeness.com, Aug. 25

“Sen. Dick Black rips ‘global warming theology’ and EPA’s ‘Bolshevik communists'” — LoudounTimes.com, Aug. 13

“Indicted councilman has lengthy list of legal troubles” — LoudounTimes.com, Aug. 12

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U.S. Rep. Barbara Comstock (R), right, visits Stone Tower Winery in Leesburg, Virginia to talk about tourism and the importance of Dulles Airport’s success. Photo By/Trevor Baratko

“A vibrant Dulles Airport is critical for local tourism” — LoudounTimes.com, Aug. 6

“Six Loudoun County races to watch in 2015” — LoudounTimes.com, Aug. 6

Some recent work — July 2015

“Email from Chairman York shows political relationship with Loudoun land use attorney” — LoudounTimes.com, July 29

Sen. Mark Warner (D-Va.) Photo Courtesy/Office of Sen. Mark Warner

Sen. Mark Warner (D-Va.). Photo Courtesy/Office of Sen. Mark Warner

“A Times-Mirror conversation with Sen. Mark Warner” — LoudounTimes.com, July 27

“Flare-up over Planned Parenthood hits Virginia Senate race in Loudoun” — LoudounTimes.com, July 23

“Sen. Tim Kaine calls Hillary Clinton the underdog for 2016” — LoudounTimes.com, July 16

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“Welcome to Dulles. Now, about your luggage …” — LoudounTimes.com, July 15

“Federal data breach may be ‘tip of the iceberg'” — LoudounTimes.com, July 9

“The Confederate Statue at Loudoun’s courthouse: Should it stay or go?” — LoudounTimes.com, July 1

Photo By/Trevor Baratko

Photo By/Trevor Baratko

Some recent work — June 2015

“Clinton touches on race, gun control and gun rights at Virginia rally” — LoudounTimes.com, June 26

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Photo By/Trevor Baratko

“Priebus, Gillespie headline GOP press conference ahead of Clinton visit” — LoudounTimes.com, June 26

“The Confederate statue at Loudoun’s courthouse: Should it stay or go?” — LoudounTimes.com, June 25

Courtesy/Wine Awesomeness

Courtesy/Wine Awesomeness

“8 of the cringiest wine words” — the back label at WineAwesomeness.com, June 21

“Chairman York’s fellow Loudoun supervisors supporting GOP opponent” — LoudounTimes.com, June 17

“Ten months later, Sen. Kaine still pressing Congress to authorize war against ISIL” — LoudounTimes.com, June 11

“As Casanel Vineyards, family and patriotism” — LoudounTimes.com, June 3

“Loudoun Lowdown: Where there’s room for dancing, drinks and 13 kids” — LoudounTimes.com, June 12

Some recent work — May 2015

“Six Reasons to choose wine over beer at your next BBQ” — the back label at WineAweomeness.com, May 21

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Ladies of the Vine: Local wine scene welcomes women winemakers” — LoudounTimes.com, May 18

“Leesburg council member’s ‘white men’ Facebook post offends some followers” — LoudounTimes.com, May 14

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“EMILY’s List has an eye on Virginia House races” — LoudounTimes.com, May 13

“New Lyme disease test in clinical phase at Northern Va. lab” — LoudounTimes.com, May 12

“Wine Wednesday: No, not that Catoctin Creek” — LoudounTimes.com, May 6