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”
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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 TheContinue reading “See You at the George Mason Award Dinner and Celebration June 29”
Silent auction items to benefit SPJ’s Legal Defense Fund
Virginia SPJ Pro members yesterday received an e-mail from Brian Eckert, Region 2 Director, in regards donating items for the silent auction at our upcoming regional conference. The auction benefits SPJ’s Legal Defense Fund.
Don’t Miss Out on the Region 2 Spring Conference
Get ready for a weekend of professional development and networking March 26-27 at SPJ Region 2’s Spring Conference at the University of Maryland in College Park.
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 aboutContinue reading “George Mason Award Recipient Margie Fisher Dies at 73”