The Hook is a free weekly newspaper distributed on Thursdays that covers Charlottesville and Albemarle County. Hawes Spencer was the founder and editor from February 2002 to January 2013. The publication is owned by Better Publications LLC. It will cease publication after its September 26, 2013 issue. 
- Courteney Stuart, Editor (in this position since 2013)
- Lisa Provence
- Dave McNair
- Hawes Spencer, Founder and Editor (2002-2013)
- ↑ Web. Hawes Spencer, founder and editor of The Hook, announces his plans to move on, Laura Ingles, C-VILLE Weekly, Portico Publications, 19 Dec 2012, retrieved 27 April 2013.
- ↑ Web. "The Hook - FAQ Page.", official site, The Hook, retrieved 17 June 2009.
- ↑ Web. Breaking: The Hook to End Publication, Charlottesville Newsplex, September 6, 2013, retrieved September 6, 2013.
- ↑ Web. Ousted C'Ville Editor Starting New Weekly, Seth Wharton, Association of Alternative Newsweeklies, Jan 28 2002, retrieved 3 Nov 2009..