Roanoke Business wins five state awards
In its first opportunity to compete, Roanoke Business magazine took five awards in the annual Virginia Press Association journalism contest.
Photographer Sam Dean took first and third place in the feature photo category; third place in personality or portrait photo; and third place in pictorial photo.
Donna Alvis Banks won third place in the feature writing category for a story about the Edward Via College of Osteopathic Medicine in Blacksburg.
Roanoke Business is a sister publication of Virginia Business. Edited by Tim Thornton, the magazine published its first issue in July 2012.