Courteney Stuart

Courteney Stuart
Courteney Stuart is an award-winning journalist with more than 17 years experience. She started her career in Richmond, Virginia in 1996 as assistant editor at both Style Weekly and its sister publication, Inside Business magazine, and spent 11 years at the Hook in Charlottesville, where she served first as senior editor and then as chief editor. She is the recipient of more than two dozen journalism awards from the Virginia Press Association, including multiple first place prizes for investigative reporting and feature writing. Her written work has appeared in publications including Las Vegas Weekly and Humanities: The Magazine of the National Endowment for the Humanities, and she has appeared on numerous national television news programs including Dateline NBC, Primetime Crime, Nancy Grace, as well as on the Headline News, Investigation Discovery and E! News channels.

A video taken by Fall Line film collective member Kai Irving shows a Charlottesville police officer pulling a woman from the crowd during a March 18 protest over the arrest of UVA student Martese Johnson.

Video footage of March 18 Martese Johnson protest

“It really surprised me a lot, anything like this happening in Charlottesville,” said 17-year-old Greg Nachmanovitch, who documented the Wednesday, March 18, protest over the arrest of UVA student Martese Johnson by Virginia Alcoholic Beverage Control agents. Also filming the protest, organized by UVA’s Black Student Alliance, were Will Jones, 17, and recent VCU film […]