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. 

In five years covering state politics and policy her work has helped advocates get better benefits for home health care workers, raise state standards for archeological digs in historical sites, and fund more clerks in Virginia's court system. She's reported on the aftermath of the Unite the Right rally in Charlottesville, the blackface controversy surrounding Virginia's executive leadership, and multiple history-making election nights

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. Her work has been honored with national awards from the Society of Professional Journalists and the Public Media Journalists Association. She's also won multiple regional Murrows.  

You can follow Mallory on Twitter @MalloryNoePayne

Mallory Noe-Payne



The National Trust for Historic Preservation has named its annual list of the most endangered historic sites in the country, and it includes the historic capital of the Monacan Indian Nation in central Virginia. 

Steve Helber / AP



Richmond police say several internal investigations about use of force by officers during two months of protests this Summer are still ongoing. 

AP Photo/Andrew Harnik


In the first couple days of early voting, 69,000 Virginians cast their ballots for the November elections. That’s as of Tuesday morning, according to the Department Elections. 



As residential college campuses become COVID-19 hot spots, Virginia’s community colleges announced today they’ll remain mostly online all the way through the spring semester. 




Immigrants detained at an ICE facility in Farmville where there was an outbreak of COVID-19 this summer are still at risk of having the virus introduced and spread throughout the facility. That’s according to a report by the Centers for Disease Control.