The chapter’s board of directors has voted to change the name of its signature award to the SPJVA Lifetime Achievement Award.
Thanks to Virginia Tech Professor Robin Reed, Radford University Professor Bill Kovarik and their students, we have videos of most of the programming at the SPJ Region 2 Spring Conference that was held on April 9 at the Holiday Inn Valley View in Roanoke.
The SPJ Virginia Pro Chapter presented the 2021 George Mason Award to Beth Macy, the former Roanoke Times journalist who has written Dopesick and other best-sellers, on April 9 at the O. Winston Link & History Museum of Western Virginia in Roanoke.
Beth Macy, the former Roanoke Times journalist who has written Dopesick and other best-sellers, will receive the SPJ Virginia Pro Chapter’s highest honor — the George Mason Award — at a ceremony on April 9 in Roanoke. You can attend the presentation in person or online.
SPJ’s Region 2 Conference will be held April 8-9 at the Holiday Inn Valley View in Roanoke, Va. People can attend in person or via Zoom, and ticket prices start at just $10.