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Schilling Show wins five Associated Press awards

| April 25, 2016 | 8 Comments
Schilling Show wins five Associated Press awards

Schilling Show host, Rob Schilling, recently was recognized by the Associated Press with five awards for his reporting and journalism over the past year. At the April 23, 2016 Virginias Associated Press Broadcasters Awards, Schilling was presented with the following Non-Metro Radio citations: Best Documentary or In-Depth Report: Meritorious Award for “Islamic-Themed Lesson in Augusta […]

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NPR and Obama: PC foreign accent do’s and don’ts

| March 24, 2016 | 3 Comments
NPR and Obama: PC foreign accent do’s and don’ts

NPR, otherwise known as Nucklehead Progressive Radio loves to say certain foreign words in the foreign accent of the other language. Anybody ever notice that? It’s annoying as heck. They’ll say “latino” and try to sound like a Spanish speaker saying it. Like “Lateeenoh” Or I think I’ve even heard them say “Cooba” when referring […]

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War on women: Pat Fitzgerald attacks Greene County women, clerk Kim Davis

| September 9, 2015 | 8 Comments
War on women: Pat Fitzgerald attacks Greene County women, clerk Kim Davis

Through an editorial call for civility in local politics—and in conjunction with a recent social media post—the editor of the Greene County record, Pat Fitzgerald, clearly exposes the provenance of his animus. Fitzgerald’s grammatically challenged editorial subtly defending embattled County Administrator, John Barkley, and inept Board of Supervisors’ Chair, David Cox, perpetuates a dishonest narrative […]

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Schilling Show wins Associated Press award

| March 29, 2015 | 2 Comments
Schilling Show wins Associated Press award

Rob Schilling, host of WINA’s The Schilling Show, was recognized with a “Superior Award for Best Investigative Reporting” by the Associated Press. Awards were presented during a Saturday ceremony at Charlottesville’s Omni Hotel; contestants were considered from throughout Virginia and West Virginia. Schilling’s exposé on now former Charlottesville Registrar Sheri Iachetta’s misuse of City-issued credit cards, was […]

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Cover-up: Charlottesville schools, Daily Progress mum on sex-charged bus driver

| June 28, 2013 | 5 Comments
Cover-up: Charlottesville schools, Daily Progress mum on sex-charged bus driver

Nearly three weeks after The Schilling Show broke the news of a Charlottesville school bus driver’s indictment on felony, child-related sex charges, the Charlottesville Daily Progress—the region’s only daily print newspaper—remains silent on the subject. Darrell Eugene Farley, who drove a Charlottesville City school bus over a ten-year period from 2003 to 2013, was indicted […]

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Guest editorial: Charlottesville’s Comcast cable TV problem

| May 31, 2012 | 3 Comments
Guest editorial: Charlottesville’s Comcast cable TV problem

Charlottesville’s Comcast cable TV problem by James Kelly In early March the Cable TV provider in our area, Comcast, initiated a broadcast signal change that has had tragic affects on its subscribers in the City and in the surrounding areas as well. This change converted a previous Analog/Digital broadcast signal that was compatible with all […]

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Big time: Schilling Show “We Are The World” exclusive makes Drudge Report

| April 21, 2012 | 3 Comments
Big time: Schilling Show “We Are The World” exclusive makes Drudge Report

The story of an Albemarle County teacher removing “God” from a popular song has landed Schilling Show host, Rob Schilling, on the front page of the Internet’s premier news source, DrudgeReport.com. Subsequent to Drudge running the news, Schilling’s account of government-school deity-redaction also was featured on Glenn Beck’s The Blaze and Todd Starnes’ Fox News […]

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Andrew Breitbart interview on The Schilling Show

| March 2, 2012 | 7 Comments

On May 5, 2011, Andrew Breitbart joined Schilling Show host, Rob Schilling, to discuss Breitbart’s new book, Righteous Indignation. Rob and Andrew shared conversation on their mutual admiration of Dennis Prager, the seminal Los Angeles punk band X, and growing up in Southern California in the 1970s and 1980s. Andrew Breitbart, a hero of constitutional […]

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All hooked up: Hook names Schilling Person of the Year runner up

| December 16, 2011 | 1 Comments

The Hook, Charlottesville’s premier weekly newspaper, has named Schilling Show host, Rob Schilling, a runner up for its 2011 Person of the Year (POTY): ROB SCHILLING With an all-Democrat city council that’s likely to stay that way, and a city populace that typically votes 80 percent Democratic, conservative radio show host and former City Councilor […]

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Guest editorial: NPR, bias, and evidence based policy

| October 24, 2011 | 3 Comments
Guest editorial: NPR, bias, and evidence based policy

NPR, bias, and evidence based policy by Jeff VanWickler I like National Public Radio. I just wish they weren’t getting my tax money. After the primaries for the 2008 election, The Joan Shorenstein Center on Press, Politics, and Public Policy of The Harvard Kennedy School released a study that showed the media had given measurably […]

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