SPJ Virginia Pro Chapter elects officers, directors for 2021-22

Dina Weinstein, editor and publisher of RVA on the Cheap, will serve as the next president of the Virginia Pro Chapter of the Society of Professional Journalists. Weinstein, who also writes for Richmond Magazine, the Henrico Citizen and other publications, was chosen in an online election that the chapter held over the past week. SPJVAContinue reading “SPJ Virginia Pro Chapter elects officers, directors for 2021-22”

Nominees for officer and director positions for 2021-22

From April 12-18, our chapter will hold an election to fill officer positions and seats on the board. Here are the nominees, who would take office beginning July 1: President — Dina Weinstein, editor and publisher of RVA on the Cheap; writer for VCU Public Affairs, Richmond Magazine, the Henrico Citizen and other publications; and, before moving toContinue reading “Nominees for officer and director positions for 2021-22”

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”