Video of the June 22 discussion about the critical role of local journalism to a democracy.
Robin Reed is an anchor at WDBJ and a professor of professional practice at Virginia Tech, where he also serves as the faculty adviser to the campus SPJ chapter. Robin has agreed to fill the student-chapter representative slot on the SPJVA board for the coming year. Robin completes the lineup for the 15-member board that will take officeContinue reading “Welcome to new SPJVA board member: Robin Reed”
Video of the online program about the Freedom of Information Act that SPJ’s Virginia Pro and Washington, D.C., Pro chapters held on Nov. 10.
What information do you need about Virginia’s Freedom of Information Act? Would you like to learn how it compares to federal law? Are you interested in finding out about how to overcome recalcitrant Commonwealth bureaucrats? Want to know how the pandemic is affecting records requests? Join the Virginia Pro and Washington, D.C., Pro chapters of the Society of Professional Journalists forContinue reading “‘Find out about FOIA in Virginia’ on Nov. 10 (update)”
When Dorothy Butler Gilliam was hired as the first Black woman reporter at The Washington Post in 1961, she was driven by the words of Martin Luther King Jr., when he said “Go and make a difference.”