Published March 14, 2022

Each year, we work with a variety of media partners to support the Virginia Festival of the Book and help readers across the Commonwealth discover our programming. We greatly appreciate the creativity and opportunities that these media partners provide through their in-kind sponsorships of the Festival, and hope you’ll enjoy learning more about them below:

albemarle Magazine

Since 1987, albemarle has been the trusted source for all our region has to offer, whether the reader’s passion is history, homes and gardens, travel, the arts, equestrian sports, or wine, breweries, cideries or distilleries. albemarle is a lifestyle magazine originating from the birthplace of Thomas Jefferson, committed to Jeffersonian ideals: intellectual depth, love for the land, historic and cultural significance, humor, and celebration of life. Learn more at


CharlottesvilleFamily Life & Home is an award-winning quarterly magazine dedicated to serving families in Virginia’s Charlottesville-Albemarle area with engaging feature stories on parenting, education, health and recreation as well as useful resources designed to help “Make Parenting Easier & Growing Up Fun.” Learn more at

Charlottesville Radio Group

Charlottesville Radio Group is home to Charlottesville’s longest-running news station—broadcasting for over 60 years! WINA is a news/talk/sports station with a primary focus on local programs, including  WINA Morning News with Jay James and Charlottesville Right Now with Courteney Stuart. WINA is the first choice for residents of the Greater Charlottesville community to get news, weather… and sports! Learn more at

C-VILLE Weekly

C-VILLE Weekly is a free alternative newsweekly distributed on Wednesdays and available online at, featuring locally produced coverage of news, culture, and more, plus special themed issues and magazines. Learn more at

The Daily Progress

The Daily Progress is a Pulitzer-prize winning daily newspaper in Charlottesville, founded by brothers James and Frank Lindsay in 1892. Its dedicated news staff today covers everything from local politics, breaking news and human interest stories. Its goal is to tell the story of Charlottesville, and has been doing that for 130 years. The advertising department helps businesses across central Virginia connect with their customer base by offering the latest advertising tools the market has available.   

The news department is led by award-winning journalist Virginia Anderson. Publisher Eric L. Mayberry was appointed to his role in February last year. Under his leadership, the newspaper has become even more involved in the community, and is spearheading conversations around food insecurity, affordable housing and at-risk youth. Learn more at


WMRA brings you local news and information from our own newsroom, in addition to regional news from Virginia Public Radio, Virginia Public Media, and national and international news from NPR and the BBC. Day in and day out, you can rely upon WMRA for in-depth journalism and reasoned discussions of the issues and events of our time. Learn more at

WTJU 91.1 FM

WTJU 91.1 FM brings people together through excellent music and conversation. Since its founding in 1957, WTJU has been a different sort of radio station: Dedicated to sharing unique and eclectic music, committed to serving the University of Virginia and our broader community, and staffed by UVA students and community volunteers. Learn more at

WTJU’s on-air programming at 91.1 FM includes a wide-ranging variety of music—from classical to folk to jazz to rock to freeform. WTJU is also home to WXTJ 100.1 FM (freeform student radio); (community podcast collective); and

WVTF and Radio IQ

Public radio stations WVTF Music and Radio IQ are proud to be media partners with the Virginia Festival of the Book for 2022. Our stations reach Central Virginia from Fredericksburg and Richmond through Charlottesville and down to Roanoke and beyond. Radio IQ is home to NPR and other national programs, in addition to an award-winning local/regional news team. WVTF Music is home to Classical and Jazz, in addition to special weekend programs. Find your place to listen at or

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