Sandy Hausman

WVTF/RADIO IQ Charlottesville Bureau Chief

Sandy Hausman joined our news team in 2008 after honing her radio skills in Chicago.  Since then, she's won several national awards for her reporting from the Society of Professional Journalists, the Society of Environmental Journalists, the Radio, Television and Digital News Association and the Public Radio News Directors' Association. 

Sandy has reported extensively on issues of concern to Virginians, traveling as far afield as Panama, Ecuador, Indonesia and Hong Kong for stories on how expansion of  the Panama Canal will effect the Port of Virginia, what Virginians are doing to protect the Galapagos Islands, why a Virginia-based company is destroying the rainforest and how Virginia wines are selling in Asia.

She is a graduate of Cornell University and holds a Masters degree in journalism from the University of Michigan. 

Representative Tom Garrett ended speculation about his future plans when he said Thursday that he would run for reelection in November.  Garrett's announcement came at the end of an impassioned, occasionally rambling news conference in Washington, DC.

At a time when many universities are raising rates and cutting back on spending, Liberty University in Lynchburg is booming.  The private, Christian school is wrapping up more than a dozen major construction projects in less than a decade. 

Washington & Lee University

Scholars from Washington and Lee and the University of Richmond are sharing a surprising discovery – showing and explaining ancient graffiti online. 

(AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin)

Several white supremacists have been tried and sentenced for violent acts in Charlottesville on August 12th, but no one has been charged with assaults that occurred the night before on the University of Virginia campus. 

Now, a law professor and two of her students are asking the Commonwealth’s Attorney to prosecute those who carried burning torches across the school’s historic lawn. 

The Virginia Folklife Apprentice Program opened its doors to the public this month – showing some surprising arts and crafts from around the Commonwealth. 

Pages