On this session of WTJU’s Soundboard, Giles, Billy, and Emily discuss new student leadership at Albemarle High School and how the county’s Rio29 Small Area Plan is shaping proposals for new developments.
Later in the show, host Lewis Reining talks with Richmond-based journalist Peter Galuszka about the investigation into how a racist photo ended up on Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam’s yearbook page.
Emily Hays grew up in Charlottesville and graduated from Yale in 2016. She covered growth, development, and affordable living. Before writing for Charlottesville Tomorrow, she produced a podcast on education and caste in Maharashtra, India.
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Billy Jean Louis joined Charlottesville Tomorrow as its education reporter in April 2019 and is a graduate of the University of Florida College of Journalism and Communications. Born in Port-au-Prince, Haiti, Jean Louis speaks English, Haitian Creole and French.