Meghan Gaffney

Experience Design Student, VCU Brandcenter

Location icon United States of America

Young professional based in the Richmond, Virginia pursuing a degree in Experience Design at VCU Brandcenter.
Prior to attending the Brandcenter, I worked for CBS 6 'Virginia This Morning' as an Associate Producer and Guest Manager.

Tom Tom Festival underway in Charlottesville

Print this page By Meghan Gaffney | Capital News Service The creators of Reddit, Gizmodo, The Container Store and other successful businesses will share their insights for how to make startups grow when the Tom Tom Founders Festival in Charlottesville holds its Founders Summit on Friday.
Young adults with autism face big challenges

More than 3.5 million people in the United States are affected by autism spectrum disorder. After finishing high school, many of them don't receive the resources they need to succeed in college or the workforce. After graduating from high school, young adults with autism are far less likely than their peers to find paid employment, according to researchers.

FOX Carolina
Assembly OKs Right to Breastfeed in Public

Women across Virginia can rejoice now that both houses of the General Assembly have unanimously passed legislation that would protect the right of mothers to breastfeed in public.

Washington Top News
2 Moms Fought for the Right to Breast-Feed in Public in Virginia

Last summer, Kate Noon, a mother of two in Richmond, read a news article about Virginia’s dubious distinction as a state where women don’t have the right to breast-feed their children in public. It made her angry, and so she called her state delegate, Jennifer McClellan.

Commonwealth Looking to De-Emphasize Restraint and Seclusion in Schools

Restraint and seclusion of students in public schools would be more carefully regulated under a bill that has cleared the Senate and is now before the House of Delegates. Senate Bill 782, proposed by Sen. Barbara Favola, D-Arlington, passed the Senate, 35-4, last week.

Committee OKs nondiscrimination bill

By Meghan Gaffney Capital News Service RICHMOND - By one vote, the Senate General Laws and Technology Committee has approved a bill that prohibits discrimination in public employment based on sexual orientation or gender identity. The committee on Monday voted 8-7 for Senate Bill 785 after Sen.

The Virginia Free Citizen
Senate OK's Bill Outlawing Mugshot Extortion - The Virginia Free Citizen

By: Meghan Gaffney | Capital News Service Mugshot extortion happens when an online publication such as, charges $399 to remove a person's arrest photo from its website RICHMOND - The state Senate has unanimously passed a bill that would make extorting individuals by publishing their arrest records and photos online a Class 1 misdemeanor.

RVA Magazine
With $33K in Funds, RVA More Sets Sights on New Mountain Biking Trails at Pocahontas Park

Posted by: brad - Jun 05, 2014 The wheels are in motion for Richmond to become one of the top riding destinations in the country, pending approval from the International Mountain Biking Association (IMBA). On May 19th, Bell announced the winners of the first annual Bell Built Grant, a project that donates 100,000 to the winning cities park systems to build public trails.