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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, … Continue reading 2016 George Mason Award Brunch

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Ress to receive 2016 George Mason Award

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE CONTACT: Robyn Sidersky President, Virginia Pro Chapter SPJ Phone: (954) 296-4407 Email: robyn.sidersky@gmail.com http://www.spjva.com  Buy tickets here. Ress to Receive 2016 George Mason Award   RICHMOND, VA – (Oct 12, 2016) – Dave Ress, an investigative reporter with The Daily Press (Newport News), has been selected as recipient of the 2016 George … Continue reading Ress to receive 2016 George Mason Award

SPJVA Board to meet Sept. 1

The SPJVA Board of Directors will meet via phone at 6 p.m. on Thursday, Sept. 1. Agenda: Scholarships to EIJ update Mentoring program update Forms here: student mentorship application, professional mentorship application VPA Day at the Capitol (formerly AP Day) VCOG Banquet George Mason banquet update Local events Board elections EIJ   Call-in number: 641-715-3580 Access Code: … Continue reading SPJVA Board to meet Sept. 1

SPJVA to award five scholarships to students to attend Excellence in Journalism Conference

Five student journalists in Virginia will have the chance have their registration paid for to attend this year's Excellence in Journalism Conference, being held Sept.18-20 in New Orleans. Any college journalist in Virginia who is a member of the Society of Professional Journalists may enter to have their registration covered to attend the conference. One … Continue reading SPJVA to award five scholarships to students to attend Excellence in Journalism Conference

Call for Nominations: 2016 George Mason Award

The Society of Professional Journalists, Virginia Pro Chapter, seeks nominations for its 53rd George Mason Award, to be presented in September 2016. The annual award recognizes a person in Virginia has done something extraordinary for journalism and the public: reporting and writing that has righted a wrong, caused a sea change in attitudes, changed a … Continue reading Call for Nominations: 2016 George Mason Award