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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. SPJVA … Continue 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 to … Continue reading Nominees for officer and director positions for 2021-22

Video of FOIA panel discussion

Here is the video recording of the online program about the Freedom of Information Act that SPJ's Virginia Pro and Washington, D.C., Pro chapters held on Nov. 10. https://youtu.be/JfpBSVNL4uY The panel included: Paul Fletcher, publisher and editor-in-chief of Virginia Lawyers Weekly, former national SPJ Freedom of Information Committee chair, past national president of SPJ and former president of the Virginia … Continue reading Video of FOIA panel discussion

‘Find out about FOIA in Virginia’ on Nov. 10 (update)

What information do you need about Virginia’s Freedom of Information Act? Would you like to learn how it compares to federal law? Are you interested in finding out about how to overcome recalcitrant Commonwealth bureaucrats? Want to know how the pandemic is affecting records requests? Join the Virginia Pro and Washington, D.C., Pro chapters of the Society of Professional Journalists for … Continue reading ‘Find out about FOIA in Virginia’ on Nov. 10 (update)

Washington Post trailblazer Dorothy Gilliam on her career and the future of journalism

Dorothy Butler Gilliam, the first Black woman reporter at The Washington Post, spoke Tuesday at an online event co-hosted by the SPJ Virginia Pro Chapter, the Robertson School of Media and Culture at VCU, and the BND Institute of Media and Culture. (Joshua Smith, Robertson School) By Brian McNeill | University Public Affairs | Virginia … Continue reading Washington Post trailblazer Dorothy Gilliam on her career and the future of journalism