Newman attended Central Virginia Community College and Lynchburg College.
In addition to serving as senator Newman is vice president of marketing and sales and a board member at Delta Star, Inc. Previously Newman served as a member of the Lynchburg City Council, from 1988-1991.
Newman was born in Virginia on October 15, 1964.
- Biography from the Virginia Legislature
- Biography from Project Vote Smart
- Sen. Newman's website
- Campaign contributions:1999, 2001, 2003, 2005, 2007