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 notContinue 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 toContinue 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 inContinue reading “Virginia Press Women spring conference April 4-5”

Cavalier Daily turns to Indiegogo for newspaper boxes

The Cavalier Daily has launched an Indiegogo campaign to raise money for new newspaper boxes. “[T]he physical newspaper still remains an important part of The Cavalier Daily and an important symbol in the UVa and Charlottesville communities,” the staff shared on the campaign page. “For this reason, we’ve sought to update our paper —changing itsContinue reading “Cavalier Daily turns to Indiegogo for newspaper boxes”

Planning underway for Region 2 Spring Conference, March 28-29

Planning is underway for the Region 2 Spring Conference, to take place Friday, March 28 and Saturday, March 29 on the campus of Georgetown University Downtown in Washington, D.C. Events will open with a screening of “A Fragile Trust,” a new documentary examining the Jayson Blair plagiarism and fabrication scandal and how it reverberated throughoutContinue reading “Planning underway for Region 2 Spring Conference, March 28-29”