Curate a politician and issue post

Summary

You can learn more about your Virginia representatives by assisting in the curation of the relevant posts on Virginia onAir.

You can learn more about issues important to you by assisting in the curation of the relevant posts on Virginia onAir.

Curate a politician post

You can learn more about your Virginia representatives by assisting in the curation of the relevant posts on Virginia onAir.

Project:

Curate new information on a politician, especially ones who represents you.

Description:

Learn how to c curate information and news items regarding one of your state representatives (delegate or senator). Information that might be curated:

  • Bio
  • Any updates to staff, contact information
  • Record (voting, elections, fundraising)
  • Committees
  • Positions on issues
  • Sponsored legislation
  • Events
  • Media coverage

Use the Who Represents Me? tool to determine your representatives.

Example politician post: David Bulova

Contact:
Jessler Elvira at jessler.elvira@onair.cc

Curate an issue post

You can learn more about issues important to you by assisting in the curation of the relevant posts on Virginia onAir.

Project:

Write about and compile information on an issue of interest to you that has been started by Virginia onAir.

Description:

Learn how to create a post and curate information and news items regarding a chosen issue that will be addressed by the 2021 Virginia General Assembly. 

You can provide background on the issue, associated organizations and corporations, major perspectives, and current legislative efforts. You can cover a new aspect to the issue, such as public opinion, related events (e.g. hearings, town halls, etc), or details on a piece of legislation.

Reaching out to representatives interested in the issue is recommended.

Content should be unbiased, though common perspectives should be represented. Separate opinion/advocacy pieces will be available later.

Example issue post: Climate Change

Contact:
Kerrie Thompson at kerrie.thompson@onair.cc

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