Effective June 12, 2017, Diana Sims Snider accepted the appointment of Interim Editor within the Office of Communications following the retirement of long-time Catholic Virginian Editor Steve Neill and will serve in this role until a new editor is hired.

Mrs. Snider holds a bachelor’s degree from Pennsylvania State University and spent nearly a decade as a daily newspaper reporter and editor in Pennsylvania and Maryland. She has experience working in non-profit public relations and has spent the last 14 years working for various Church-related entities. Previously, she worked for the Richmond Diocese as a part-time communications director for three years before a full-time director was hired.

Concurrent with her interim role, Mrs. Snider continues to serve as the Associate Director of Communications for the Virginia Catholic Conference.