Jahd Khalil

Jahd Khalil

Jahd Khalil is a freelance journalist and radio producer based in Richmond. Contact him at [email protected] and follow him on Twitter @jahdkhalil.

COVID-19 pandemic is another strain for rural EMS services

By: - April 22, 2020

Long country roads and a small, aging volunteer staff have been the norm for rural Virginia’s emergency medical services for years. But the current COVID-19 outbreak has the potential to stress staffing further, jeopardizing EMS providers’ ability to respond to other emergency calls. “That’s our biggest concern. If one of our members were exposed on […]

Bill seeks a state model policy for transgender Virginia students

By: - January 9, 2020

A bill before the General Assembly this year would require the state Department of Education to develop model policies for issues affecting transgender students.  The proposed legislation comes as disparate school policies across the state have contributed to lawsuits brought against school systems and as transgender Virginians gain visibility in schools. The bill, proposed by […]