Our chapter co-hosted journalist Chip Jones in an online discussion of his recent book “The Organ Thieves: The Shocking Story of the First Heart Transplant in the Segregated South.” The event was held Feb. 25 in partnership with VCU Libraries. Chip, a Pulitzer-nominated writer, reported for the Roanoke Times, Richmond Times-Dispatch and other publications. His book exploredContinue reading “Chip Jones discusses his new book, ‘The Organ Thieves’”
Author Archives: SPJ Virginia Pro
SPJVA’s annual report for 2019-20
This week, we submitted our annual report to SPJ national headquarters.
2016 George Mason Award Brunch
SPJ Virginia Pro Chapter gathered by the James River for the 2016 George Mason Award Brunch on Sunday, Oct. 30. About two dozen members met at Riverwalk Restaurant in Yorktown to honor George Mason Award recipient Dave Ress. A reporter at The Daily Press and noted Virginia freedom of information and open government expert, RessContinue reading “2016 George Mason Award Brunch”
Who’s speaking at the SPJ/VPA Conference?
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 DailyContinue reading “Who’s speaking at the SPJ/VPA Conference?”
Judges needed to help Virginia Press Association
Our friends at the Virginia Press Association need your help judging the Georgia Press Association’s contest next month. Advertising: Georgia is looking for 16 to 20 people to judge advertising contest entries on February 13. News: Georgia is looking for at least 40 people to judge its editorial contest entries on February 27. Judging will takeContinue reading “Judges needed to help Virginia Press Association”
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