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The colonial parkway runs along the James River in colonial Williamsburg, Virginia.

The colonial parkway runs along the James River in colonial Williamsburg, Virginia.

Williamsburg Yorktown Daily ( is the only daily newspaper dedicated to Williamsburg and James City and York counties, known nationally as America’s Historic Triangle. A lot happens here every day. We want to report that news and ask for your participation.

Our goal is to report “why” things happen rather than just what; to avoid sensational and polarizing news and opinion; and to start a community conversation on all kinds of topics important to quality folks who live, work and play here. You can hear summaries of our news of the day weekday mornings and afternoons on two local radio stations: 92.3FM The Tide and 107.9FM BACHfm. Our goal is to be accessible and important to you. We want to do everything we can to make your home page, and we want to hear from you about how we can make that happen.

We enjoy sharing your community with you – and thanks for every time you drop in to read the latest.


Thomas G. Davis – President, CEO – Local Voice Media (
Kimberly Lenz, Publisher, VP Digital News – Local Voice Media (
Nicole Trifone, Managing Editor (


And some more folks whose words you read and voices you hear:

Marie AlbigesMarie Albiges covers York County, as well crime and the court system, for the Historic Triangle. Marie moved around throughout her childhood, but spent the past four years at Christopher Newport University in Newport News studying English literature. She worked on the campus newspaper The Captain’s Log during her senior year. Marie is an avid runner and yoga lover. You can contact Marie at


Ian BrickeyIan Brickey covers the City of Williamsburg and education in the Historic Triangle. Originally from St. Louis, he attended William & Mary where he wrote for and edited the official student newspaper, The Flat Hat. After graduating from William & Mary in 2011, he attended the University of Missouri for graduate school. You can contact Ian at Click here to read articles from Ian.


Gregory Connolly covers James City County and tourism in the Historic Triangle. He attended University of Idaho for three years, all of which were spent working for Argonaut, their official student newspaper. His final year in Idaho found him serving as Argonaut’s editor-in-chief. Following his time in Idaho, he transferred to George Mason University, where he spent an additional two years working for their official student newspaper, Broadside. He also served as editor-in-chief of Broadside during his final year at Mason. He’s a rabid baseball fan and is excited to be back in Williamsburg, where he attended elementary school and a year of middle school. You can contact Gregory at Click here to read articles from Gregory.


Ty Hodges

Ty Hodges

Ty Hodges covers sports for the Historic Triangle. Originally from Roanoke, he studied communication at Virginia Tech with a minor in political science. He has served as the sports director for Virginia Tech’s campus radio station and worked on multiple sports talk shows on radio in the Roanoke and New River Valley markets. He also worked as an editorial assistant for The Roanoke Times sports department. Ty is a sports fanatic, with his passions being football, basketball, hockey and soccer. He also yearns to try curling at least once in his life. Contact Ty at Click here to read articles from Ty.


AmandaThamesAmanda Thames is a graduate of the University of North Carolina at Wilmington, where she studied creative writing, English and psychology. She writes obituaries for WYDaily, where we publish obituaries for free, and tells the often extraordinary stories of those who lived in our communities. Amanda appreciates learning more about the community members we have lost, whether they were well-known or just the best neighbor ever. She can be reached at or by phone at 757-565-1079, ext. 222.

Nicole Trifone is managing editor for WYDaily. Nicole grew up in Williamsburg and graduated from Lafayette High School, where she dabbled in journalism as a member of the school newspaper. She graduated with degrees in newspaper journalism and history from Syracuse University. Before coming to WYDaily, Nicole worked for The News Leader in Staunton, The Gazette Newspapers in Maryland, and in Oakton. You can contact Nicole at Click here to read articles from Nicole.


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