Sean Tubbs is Charlottesville Tomorrow’s Senior Reporter focusing on stories related to growth, development and local politics. Mr. Tubbs joined Charlottesville Tomorrow in 2007 as its first Program Officer. Now Charlottesville Tomorrow's Senior Reporter, Mr. Tubbs has been recognized by the Virginia Press Association with 12 awards including four first place awards in business and financial writing, government writing, general news writing and in-depth or investigative reporting (on stories related to the U.S. 29 Western Bypass and Charlottesville's Strategic Investment Area redevelopment project).
Mr. Tubbs began his journalism career in 1992 while working for a Virginia Tech school newspaper. He transitioned to radio news and has worked at both non-profit and public radio stations in Virginia, including a stint as news director at WNRN. His 2001 documentary on Virginia’s Eugenics Movement won a regional Edward R. Murrow Award. Mr. Tubbs founded the Charlottesville Podcasting Network in 2005 where he pioneered the use of audio podcasts for public media in Central Virginia.