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”

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”