Tag Archives: Bryan DeVasher

Touring the newsroom at @RTDnews

Journalists from the Richmond-Times Dispatch spoke to the iPadJournos on Tuesday morning about the changes the newspaper has undergone this past year since billionaire investor Warren Buffett took over and ab out the important role social media is playing in the news business today. Continue reading

Developing the social side of print journalism

Bryan DeVasher (@BryanDeVasher and @RTDNEWS), the social media editor for the Richmond Times-Dispatch, came to our class on Tuesday and reflected on the days when multimedia and social media did not exist. When he started his journalism career, he never would have imagined being in the job he holds today. DeVasher worked for the Daily Press in Newport News for 13 years prior to his position at the Times-Dispacth, which he has held for five years now. Continue reading

The future of mobile at SMCRVA

On Thursday night our iPadJournos class went to Gallery 5 to hang out with Richmond’s Social Media Club (@SMCRVA). The guests included all kinds of exciting people, well-known tweeters we follow through the hashtag #RVA: From Kate Hall (@Richmondmom), a local mom who has a large Twitter following, to the chief tweeter of the Richmond Times-Dispatch, Bryan DeVasher (@Bryandevasher and @rtdnews). Continue reading