Contact Us

The Eastern Shore Post, founded in 1999, is published each Friday and covers Accomack and Northampton counties on the Eastern Shore of Virginia. The free publication is available at hundreds of distribution sites up and down the Shore, from Pocomoke City, Md., to the Chesapeake Bay Bridge-Tunnel. The weekly Eastern Shore Post and Eastern Shore First, the area’s lifestyle monthly, are locally owned by Cape Media LLC.

We welcome public input.

NEWS IDEAS: Contact editor Ted Shockley at [email protected].

LETTERS TO THE EDITOR: Letters may be emailed to the editor, faxed to 757-789-7681, or mailed to P.O. Box 517, Onley, VA 23418. They should be addressed to the attention of the editor.

Letters are accepted about local topics or in response to articles printed in the Eastern Shore Post. Preference is given to local writers and writers who have not had recent letters published in the Post.

Letters should be:
– 350 words or less. Longer letters may be edited or rejected at editor’s discretion.
– The original work of the author and not submitted to another publication.
– Signed and include a phone number or email address, plus town of residence for verification.

Letters will not be printed if they are obscene, racist, sexist, gender-biased, legally objectionable, commercial in nature, or contain name-calling, hate speech, or direct attacks on people or businesses.

Contact the editor for op-ed column submission.


Troy Justis (Display advertising), [email protected]

Ryan Webb (Classified ads, legal ads and obituaries), [email protected]


Submit press releases, photographs, and calendar items to [email protected]


Carol Vaughn (Accomack County), [email protected]

Stefanie Jackson (Northampton County),

If you prefer a phone call, our number is 757-789-7678 and the fax number is 757-789-7681.

Our office mailing address is P.O. Box 517, Onley, VA 23418, and our delivery address is 25248 Lankford Highway, Onley, VA 23418.