Join the Virginia Chapter of the Society of Professional Journalists for happy hour at Jessy's Taco Bistro in Ghent (328 W. 20th St.) from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Thursday. Here's a recent food review of Jessy's. Paul Fletcher, the national president of SPJ and the publisher of Virginia Lawyers Weekly, will be visiting from … Continue reading Join SPJVA for happy hour in Norfolk
We're excited to announce the full line up of panels and workshops for the Virginia Press Association/Society of Professional Journalists Conference April 8-9 in Short Pump, Va. The following programming is included with the purchase of a ticket through SPJ. You can purchase tickets here. Friday Activities 2-4:30 p.m. Job/Internship Fair featuring representatives from The Daily … Continue reading Who’s speaking at the SPJ/VPA Conference?
Join us for a special workshop before the 2016 VPA/AP/SJP Region 2 conference in early April: Shooting and Editing Video 101 Video is hot these days. It’s never been easier to shoot, edit and then post it on YouTube, Facebook or a website. But what’s the difference between good and bad video? How can you … Continue reading Shooting and Editing Video 101
The SPJ Region 2 Spring Conference will be held on April 8-9 at the Hilton Hotel / Short Pump, just west of Richmond. For attendees who can arrive on Friday, April 8, we will have a job/internship fair and resume/portfolio critiques in the afternoon and social activities in the evening. On Saturday, April 9, we will have a … Continue reading Register for the Region 2 Spring Conference now
Hampton University and the American Press Institute will hold a free workshop in Hampton on Feb. 22. "Get Your Facts Straight: Addressing Shady Politics" will include hands-on training in using the new Political TV Ad Archive, among other fact-checking tools; a discussion on the current state of freedom of information in Virginia; and a discussion … Continue reading Event: “Get Your Facts Straight: Addressing Shady Politics”
Louis Wendell Hodges Louis Wendell Hodges, the John S. and James L. Knight Foundation Professor of Journalism Ethics Emeritus at Washington and Lee University, died yesterday, Feb. 8, from complications of a severe head injury he received in a fall six years ago. He was 83. Hodges taught religion and ethics at W&L for 43 … Continue reading Two losses to Virginia journalism this week
A service honoring the life of J. Stewart Bryan, the chairman of Media General and a George Mason Award winner, is planned for Wednesday afternoon. Mr. Bryan, 77, died Saturday from injuries suffered in a fall at his home nine days earlier. Prayers and a celebration of his life will be held 4:30 p.m. Wednesday … Continue reading Service for J. Stewart Bryan III planned for Wednesday