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.
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Don’t miss the Beth Macy award ceremony
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.
Attend SPJ Regional Conference on April 8-9 in Roanoke
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.
Video & program of ceremony honoring Ray & Jean Boone
We have posted video of the ceremony we held on Thursday, Feb. 3, to present the 2020 George Mason Award to Jean Boone, publisher of the Richmond Free Press, and posthumously to her husband, Ray, who founded the newspaper 30 years ago.
George Mason Award Ceremony on Feb. 3
The Virginia Pro Chapter of the Society of Professional Journalists will present its 2020 George Mason Award to Jean Patterson Boone, publisher of the Richmond Free Press, and her late husband, Ray Boone, who founded the award-winning weekly, at a ceremony Feb. 3 at Virginia Commonwealth University.