Want to be on the SPJVA Board of Directors?

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 serveContinue reading “Want to be on the SPJVA Board of Directors?”

Ress to receive 2016 George Mason Award

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE CONTACT: Robyn Sidersky President, Virginia Pro Chapter SPJ Phone: (954) 296-4407 Email: robyn.sidersky@gmail.com 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 MasonContinue reading “Ress to receive 2016 George Mason Award”

SPJVA to launch mentoring program

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 theContinue reading “SPJVA to launch mentoring program”

SPJVA Board to meet Sept. 1

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”

SPJVA to award five scholarships to students to attend Excellence in Journalism Conference

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. OneContinue reading “SPJVA to award five scholarships to students to attend Excellence in Journalism Conference”