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”

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”

The George Mason Award

Annually since 1964, the Society of Professional Journalists Virginia Pro Chapter gathers to honor a journalist or friend of journalism of exceptional character and dedication to the craft. The George Mason Award is named for the Virginian who attended the Constitutional Convention in Philadelphia in 1787, but refused to sign the Constitution because it didContinue reading “The George Mason Award”

Richmond Times-Dispatch’s Bob Brown to receive George Mason Award

Society of Professional Journalists, Virginia Pro Chapter FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE July 14, 2014 Contact: Chapter VP Robyn Sidersky, 954-296-4407, or robyn.sidersky@gmail.com BROWN TO RECEIVE 2013 GEORGE MASON AWARD Richmond Times-Dispatch photojournalist Bob Brown has been selected as recipient of the 2014 George Mason Award, given by the Society of Professional Journalists, Virginia Pro Chapter. The MasonContinue reading “Richmond Times-Dispatch’s Bob Brown to receive George Mason Award”