An award-winning journalist in Central Virginia, I report stories of statewide interest. Email: hawesinsky@gmail.com

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Biography

In my youth, I helped launch and operate both the C-ville and the sadly-departed Hook.

Today, I am a freelance reporter based in Charlottesville, Virginia. Currently, I'm enjoying reporting occasionally for C-ville Weekly and for radio with recent work appearing on WAMU, WTOP, and WCVE. I also te...

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@HawesSpencer — 2,232 followers, 1,889 tweets

Nov 19, 2017

Highly recommend this podcast for believers and non-believers alike. Humane and thoughtful.  https://twitter.com/Radiolab/status/932262465437650945 

Nov 17, 2017

RT @laurenbergk: A case for four people accused of assaulting Jason Kessler at his failed press conference on Aug. 13 has been delay…

Nov 09, 2017

The journo who made Vice’s instant #A12 film, @elspethreeve, shoots a standup following today’s prelim hearing for Christopher Cantwell. https://t.co/7FVoXYZVSh

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What was your first job as a journalist?

Wingspan, the student newspaper at Harry F. Byrd Middle School in Henrico County.

Have you ever used a typewriter?

Absolutely yes.

What does it mean to be a journalist?

It means being an honest and energetic broker of information.

Award for Journalistic Integrity and Community Service

2007
Highest honor from the Virginia Press Association

Award for Journalistic Integrity and Community Service

2009 - Highest honor from the Virginia Press Association