The Virginia Pro Chapter of the Society of Professional Journalists seeks nominees for the following open positions on its board of directors: Officers President (one year term) Vice President (one year term) Secretary (one year term) Treasurer (one year term) Board positions One director to serve one term expiring in 2018 Two directors to serve … Continue reading Want to be on the SPJVA Board of Directors?
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE CONTACT: Robyn Sidersky President, Virginia Pro Chapter SPJ Phone: (954) 296-4407 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org http://www.spjva.com Buy tickets here. Ress to Receive 2016 George Mason Award RICHMOND, VA – (Oct 12, 2016) – Dave Ress, an investigative reporter with The Daily Press (Newport News), has been selected as recipient of the 2016 George … Continue reading Ress to receive 2016 George Mason Award
The Virginia Pro Chapter of SPJ is launching a mentoring program for the fall. Our goal is to match journalism students with professionals throughout the state. Fostering the next generation of journalists is part of SPJ’s mission and we hope to support that through this program. We ask students and professionals to fill out the … Continue reading SPJVA to launch mentoring program
The SPJVA Board of Directors will meet via phone at 6 p.m. on Thursday, Sept. 1. Agenda: Scholarships to EIJ update Mentoring program update Forms here: student mentorship application, professional mentorship application VPA Day at the Capitol (formerly AP Day) VCOG Banquet George Mason banquet update Local events Board elections EIJ Call-in number: 641-715-3580 Access Code: … Continue reading SPJVA Board to meet Sept. 1
Five student journalists in Virginia will have the chance have their registration paid for to attend this year's Excellence in Journalism Conference, being held Sept.18-20 in New Orleans. Any college journalist in Virginia who is a member of the Society of Professional Journalists may enter to have their registration covered to attend the conference. One … Continue reading SPJVA to award five scholarships to students to attend Excellence in Journalism Conference
The Society of Professional Journalists, Virginia Pro Chapter, seeks nominations for its 53rd George Mason Award, to be presented in September 2016. The annual award recognizes a person in Virginia has done something extraordinary for journalism and the public: reporting and writing that has righted a wrong, caused a sea change in attitudes, changed a … Continue reading Call for Nominations: 2016 George Mason Award
The Board of Directors of the Virginia Pro Chapter of the Society of Professional Journalists will meet via phone at 7 p.m. on Tuesday, May 17. The call-in number is 641-715-3580 and the access code is 583987. Any member is welcome to call in and listen. This post will be updated with the agenda. Tentative … Continue reading SPJVA board meeting planned