Jonathan Spiers

Jonathan joined BizSense in early 2015 after a decade of reporting in Wilmington, N.C., and at the Henrico County Leader. The Virginia Tech grad covers government, real estate, advertising/marketing and other news. Reach him at [email protected] or (804) 308-2447.

The Agenda: Local government briefs for 4.6.20

Applications start today for the city’s small business disaster loan program, Chesterfield tweaks its budget proposal by $50 million, and an appeal of a site plan for an industrial park in Hanover is up for a vote this week.

The Pitch: Advertising and marketing news for 3.31.20

A Scott’s Addition-based agency’s media services division picks up work in Roanoke, a national clothing retailer selects a Richmond firm as its creative lead, and a local sports advocacy nonprofit selects an area shop to brand an extension of the Virginia Capital Trail.