$1,000 Call for Ideas: Ethics Program

I just received this today. If we can put together a proposal for an ethics program, there is grant money available. Here are the details: To encourage promotion of Ethics in Journalism Week, $1,000 grants are available to chapters for ethics programming. The grant is made possible through a generous donation from the Sigma Delta … Continue reading $1,000 Call for Ideas: Ethics Program

Party: You’re Invited

If you'll indulge me ... I'd love to extend an invitation to any SPJ member to attend Style Weekly's 25th Anniversary Party. It's next week, Tuesday, Oct. 30, in Richmond. Please e-mail me at jason.roop@styleweekly.com if you'd like to attend (some of you already are) and I'll send you the details ASAP! -- Jason Roop

Scholarship Chairman Named

Greg Gilligan of the Richmond Times-Dispatch has accepted the appointment to serve again as scholarship committee chairman. We will be doing our best to spread the word this year to potential recipients. Let Greg know if you have any ideas, or would be interested in serving on the committee.

Region II Meeting

Our region held its meeting on Friday, Oct. 5, during the national convention. It kicked off with the installation of Region 2 Director Ann Augherton (Arlington Catholic Herald, aaugherton@spj.org). Those in attendance from Virginia included: Doug Cumming, Louise Seals, Paula Otto, Greg Gilligan, Jason Roop, Kevin Allen, Marcus Mesner and his wife, Anita (both new … Continue reading Region II Meeting

Journalism & Ghosts: Regional Planning Is Under Way

The brave folks at Washington & Lee, the hosts of our SPJ Region II annual conference, shared updates on their planning during our regional meeting at nationals. They're also still seeking ideas for panel sessions. Here are the basics: What: SPJ Region II Annual Conference (Delaware; Washington, D.C.; Maryland; North Carolina; Virginia. When: March 28-29, … Continue reading Journalism & Ghosts: Regional Planning Is Under Way