A panel of media professionals discussed the pandemic’s impact on news organizations and journalists during an hourlong online event hosted by SPJ Virginia Pro on May 27.
A panel of media professionals discussed the pandemic’s impact on news organizations and journalists during an hourlong online event hosted by SPJ Virginia Pro on May 27. The discussion was moderated by Marisa Porto, executive in residence at Hampton University, former publisher and editor-in-chief for the Daily Press Media Group and co-host of We Virginians, aContinue reading “Video of online discussion about COVID-19”
The board of directors of the Virginia Pro Chapter of SPJ sent a letter to the Radford University administration expressing our support for the student newspaper, The Tartan, and our concerns over the disappearance of most copies of the paper’s Sept. 18 issue. At a time when journalists in the U.S. and around the worldContinue reading “Support for Radford’s student paper”
By Brian Eckert Bill Lohmann, longtime reporter and columnist of the Richmond Times-Dispatch, has been named recipient of the 2019 George Mason Award for outstanding contributions to Virginia journalism. The George Mason Award has been presented since 1964 by the Society of Professional Journalists, Virginia Pro Chapter. It is named in honor of the principalContinue reading “Richmond Times-Dispatch Columnist to Receive 2019 George Mason Award”
Virginia SPJ,SDX Educational Foundation and Society of Professional Journalists, Virginia Pro Chapter $1,500 FELLOWSHIPS SUPPORT SUMMER 2019 NEWSROOM INTERNSHIPS Two $1,500 cash fellowships that support summer journalism internships are available to rising sophomores, juniors or seniors at an accredited Virginia college or university. The internships must be at least six weeks’ full-time work at aContinue reading “J-students, apply for $1,500 newsroom fellowship for Summer 2019”