"Part of the job of a good news organization is being committed to the community that it's in. We're committed to the Virginia Peninsula," said Marisa Porto, publisher and editor-in-chief of the Daily Press Media Group.
"I look for more than a transactional relationship," Bess said. "We're in it the for long-term and looking to grow solid partnerships."
“[Dave]'s been a constant voice for a citizens’ right to know at every turn, whether that’s at FOIA Council meetings, in the newsroom or talking to a citizen on how to get public records,” said Marisa Porto, Publisher & Editor-in-Chief at Daily Press
The paper was honored for its Freedom of Information Act battle with the Office of the Executive Secretary of the Supreme Court of Virginia over access to a database of state court records.
"The Daily Press Media Group has the best news and sales professionals in Virginia," said Publisher and Editor-in-Chief Marisa Porto. "They do an outstanding job serving readers and advertisers in Hampton Roads."