ONA accepting applications for 2011 MJ Bear Fellowships

The Online News Association is accepting applications for the 2011 MJ Bear Fellowships for early-career digital journalists. Three fellowships will be awarded to up-and-coming digital journalists, age 23-30, and include an ONA mentor for six months, an all-expense paid trip to ONA’s 2011 conference and a one-year membership in ONA. The deadline to apply isContinue reading “ONA accepting applications for 2011 MJ Bear Fellowships”

SPJ@VCU hosts C-SPAN’s Digital Bus

The Society of Professional Journalists student chapter at Virginia Commonwealth University will host C-SPAN’s Digital Bus this Friday, September 10, from 10 a.m. – noon at the University Student Commons on the Monroe Park campus. Earlier in the day, Mass Communications students at the school will use Skype to appear on Washington Journal, the network’sContinue reading “SPJ@VCU hosts C-SPAN’s Digital Bus”

SPJ Virginia Pro Chapter to host 2011 Region 2 Conference

The SPJ Virginia Pro chapter is pleased to announce that we will be hosting the Region 2 conference during spring 2011. The annual conference brings student and professional journalists from Delaware, Maryland, North Carolina, Virginia and Washington, D.C. together for a day of workshops, and to honor student journalists at the Mark of Excellence Awards Luncheon. TheContinue reading “SPJ Virginia Pro Chapter to host 2011 Region 2 Conference”

Donations needed for Virginia is for Lovers gourmet gift basket

Planning for the SPJ National Convention in October is underway and I need your help assembling a gift basket for the SPJ Legal Defense Fund silent auction. The silent auction will be held on Sunday, October 3 during the opening night reception at Planet Hollywood in Las Vegas.   The board of directors at ourContinue reading “Donations needed for Virginia is for Lovers gourmet gift basket”