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

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 Daily … Continue reading Who’s speaking at the SPJ/VPA Conference?

Judges needed to help Virginia Press Association

Our friends at the Virginia Press Association need your help judging the Georgia Press Association’s contest next month. Advertising: Georgia is looking for 16 to 20 people to judge advertising contest entries on February 13. News: Georgia is looking for at least 40 people to judge its editorial contest entries on February 27. Judging will take … Continue reading Judges needed to help Virginia Press Association

Eckert honored with SPJVA service award

The Society of Professional Journalists, Virginia Pro chapter, gave its George and Frances Crutchfield Distinguished Service Award for 2013 to longtime chapter leader Brian Eckert at the annual George Mason Banquet and Celebration June 18. Eckert, an SPJ member since 1987, joined the Virginia Pro board in the late 1990s and would hold a number … Continue reading Eckert honored with SPJVA service award

Studio SPJ: Talking with SDX Winner Corinne Reilly of The Virginian-Pilot

Join Studio SPJ producer Holly Fisher as she talks with Corinne Reilly of The Virginian-Pilot about her 2011 Sigma Delta Chi Award-winning piece “A Chance in Hell,” a story of the daily life of U.S. military medics in Afghanistan. The program will air this morning, June 25, at 11:00 a.m. Read Reilly’s story at http://spj.org/sdxa11.asp. … Continue reading Studio SPJ: Talking with SDX Winner Corinne Reilly of The Virginian-Pilot