For Sunshine Week, the SPJ Virginia Pro Chapter and the Virginia Coalition for Open Government collaborated on a survey of state agency websites to see how well they complied with the requirements of the Freedom of Information Act.
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SPJVA wins grant to mentor journalism students
The national SPJ organization has awarded the Virginia Pro Chapter a $500 grant to help provide in-person journalism student mentoring, including a monthly “Dinner with a Journalist” series, for the SPJ chapter at Virginia Commonwealth University.
Students, apply for support for summer internships
The Virginia SPJ,SDX Educational Foundation invites applications from college students for fellowships to support journalism internships during the summer of 2023.
SPJVA renames its signature award
The chapter’s board of directors has voted to change the name of its signature award to the SPJVA Lifetime Achievement Award.
SPJVA’s statement on Las Vegas journalist’s murder
The U.S Constitution ensures a free press, a cornerstone of a functioning and healthy democracy and the Society of Professional Journalists is dedicated to protecting those rights. To that end, the Society of Professional Journalists Virginia Pro Chapter is carefully watching developments in the murder of Las Vegas Review-Journal investigative reporter Jeff German. Las VegasContinue reading “SPJVA’s statement on Las Vegas journalist’s murder”