The SPJ Virginia Pro Chapter and other groups presented a webinar about how legislation passed by the 2021 General Assembly will affect Virginia news organizations and journalists.
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”
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’”
This week, we submitted our annual report to SPJ national headquarters.
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”