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Mathews resident to be inducted into Va. Communications Hall of Fame

Advertising executive/professor Don Just of Mathews is one of seven Virginia media professionals to be honored at the 2016 Virginia Communications Hall of Fame induction ceremony on April 7.

The Hall of Fame recognizes communication professionals with exceptional careers in advertising, journalism, public relations and other media fields. 

Just and his wife, Lauri, became full-time residents of Mathews a year ago, but have owned property in the county for the past six years, said a spokesperson from the Virginia Commonwealth University public affairs office.

Just started at the top in the advertising industry in 1982 when he moved from serving as the president of a large bank to become president and CEO of The Martin Agency, a small shop located in Richmond. For the next 10 years, Just guided Martin’s rapid growth, making it one of the most recognized agencies in the country, according to a VCU news release.

As an advertising executive with a Darden School MBA in finance...

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