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”

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 MasonContinue reading “Ress to receive 2016 George Mason Award”

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?”

Wirt presented George Mason Award

The Virginia Pro Chapter of the Society of Professional Journalists honored retired Virginia Commonwealth University professor Wilma Wirt Wednesday night in Richmond. Wirt is the 52nd winner of the annual award honoring journalists for their contributions to Virginia journalism. The chapter also awarded Wayne Farrar, the recently retired news director of WCVE, the George and FrancineContinue reading “Wirt presented George Mason Award”