Michael Paul Williams Named 2010 George Mason Award Winner

RICHMOND, Va. - Michael Paul Williams, Richmond Times-Dispatch columnist and reporter, has been selected the winner of the 2010 George Mason Award, given annually by the statewide chapter of the Society of Professional Journalists for significant, lasting contributions to Virginia journalism. Williams’ reporting and columns about minority issues in central Virginia have given voice to, … Continue reading Michael Paul Williams Named 2010 George Mason Award Winner

See You at the George Mason Award Dinner and Celebration June 29

Please join us on Tuesday, June 29 for our annual George Mason Award Dinner and Celebration.  We’ll honor the chapter’s George Mason Award recipient and the Foundation’s two college scholarship winners. Elections for the Virginia Pro chapter’s 2010-2011 officers and Board of Directors will take place as well. The event will be held at The … Continue reading See You at the George Mason Award Dinner and Celebration June 29

George Mason Award Recipient Margie Fisher Dies at 73

Margie Fisher began her career at the Roanoke Times in the 1950s and went on to cover Virginia politics and write editorials for the southwest Virginia newspaper. In 2000 she was the recipient of the SPJ Virginia Pro Chapter's George Mason Award, given annually to honor an individual's contribution to Virginia journalism. Read more about … Continue reading George Mason Award Recipient Margie Fisher Dies at 73