SPJ Virginia Pro Chapter Board of Directors meets tonight

SPJ Virginia Pro Chapter Board of DirectorsThursday, April 17New business :1) Approval of the minutes from Sept. 12, 20132) Treasurer's report - Mary Ellin3) Consider annual donation for Virginia SPJ, SDX Educational Foundation - Brian4) Nominations open for George Mason Award - Paul5) Planning committee for George Mason Banquet6) Review committee for annual report (three … Continue reading SPJ Virginia Pro Chapter Board of Directors meets tonight

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Sunshine Week Celebration rescheduled for Thursday, April 10

The weather may have pushed us back, but we still plan to celebrate Sunshine Week! In celebration of Sunshine Week 2014, SPJ Virginia Pro Chapter members and friends are invited to learn a new tool for uncovering government secrets on Thursday, April 10.
 The Reporters Committee for Freedom of the Press recently launched iFOIA, a … Continue reading Sunshine Week Celebration rescheduled for Thursday, April 10

Region 2 Spring Conference : Early-bird tickets available through Friday

Be sure to save money on tickets to this month's Region 2 Spring Conference in Washington D.C. Early-bird tickets, with $10 off for professionals and students, are on sale through Friday. The conference takes place Friday, March 28 and Saturday, March 29 at Georgetown University Downtown. Activities open with a screening of "A Fragile Trust," … Continue reading Region 2 Spring Conference : Early-bird tickets available through Friday

2014 Virginia SPJ, SDX scholarships now open

Applications are now being accepted for two scholarships of $1,500 each, available to rising juniors or seniors attending a Virginia college or university. The Virginia SPJ,SDX Educational Foundation awards the scholarships annually, with support from Society of Professional Journalists, Virginia Pro Chapter. Applications must be postmarked on or before April 17, 2014. Applicants are not … Continue reading 2014 Virginia SPJ, SDX scholarships now open

Sunshine Week program rescheduled, date TBA

UPDATE: Due to inclement weather in Richmond and areas north, we are working on a new date for tonight's Sunshine Week event. Thanks for you patience, and we'll update as soon as we have new details. - Pat Kane In celebration of Sunshine Week 2014, SPJ Virginia Pro Chapter members and friends are invited to … Continue reading Sunshine Week program rescheduled, date TBA

Virginia Press Women spring conference April 4-5

Our friends at the Virginia Press Women host their spring conference soon in Farmville. Have a look! Virginia Press Women: “Courage, One Step at a Time: Pursuing Professional Excellence and Equality for All.” That’s the theme of our Spring Conference, to be held April 4-5 in Farmville, Virginia. Farmville was ground zero for equality in … Continue reading Virginia Press Women spring conference April 4-5