Mallory Noe-Payne

Reporter - Richmond

Mallory Noe-Payne is a national award-winning reporter and producer based in Richmond, Virginia. She's done work for NPR, Marketplace and Public Radio International. 

Although she's a native Virginian, she's also worked for public radio in Boston. There, she helped produce stories about higher education, including a nationally-airing series on the German university system.   In addition to working for WGBH, she's worked at WAMU in Washington D.C. She graduated from Virginia Tech with degrees in Journalism and Political Science. 

For more frequent updates from Richmond, or occasional commentary on rock climbing and vegetable gardening, you can follow Mallory on Twitter @MalloryNoePayne

Republicans in Richmond are hoping to make Virginia’s Electoral Board less partisan. A suite of proposed changes comes after a recent legislative report highlighted past complaints about political bias in the Department of Elections.

Steve Helber / AP

How the top of an electoral ticket can impact local races down-ballot is a question normally posed during presidential election years. But this year in Virginia a controversial senate candidate could have an impact on tight midterm elections.

It’s a recent night on the campus of Virginia Union University, a historically black college in Richmond.

Senate candidate Republican Corey Stewart, has already made it through an hour of tough questions when local radio host Gary Flowers wraps up with a zinger.

Earlier this week, Virginia Beach began confiscating electric scooters, saying they violate city code. The two-wheeled machines are being dropped off in cities across Virginia, by a company called Bird Scooters.

Mary Altaffer / AP

 

 

A year after a lawmakers made it possible for localities to set up needle exchanges, only one program is up and running.

Steve Helber / AP

Candidates for Virginia’s Senate seat tackled the controversial Supreme Court nomination during their final debate Tuesday night.

Pages