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 takeContinue 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 numberContinue reading “Eckert honored with SPJVA service award”

Region 2 Spring Conference April 19-20

The Virginia Pro Chapter of the Society of Professional Journalists is pleased to announce the Region 2 Spring Conference April 19-20 at the Norfolk Waterside Marriott in Norfolk, Va. Registration with special early-bird pricing for pros and students is now open at http://2013spjregion2.eventbrite.com . We will kick off the weekend with a cash bar receptionContinue reading “Region 2 Spring Conference April 19-20”

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”

Student journalists honored at Region 2 conference

ELON, NC — Student journalists at Virginia Commonwealth University, James Madison University and Washington & Lee University were among those honored when the Region 2 Mark of Excellence awards were announced at last weekend’s regional conference at Elon University. The full list of winners is available here. Recipients of first-place awards go on to competeContinue reading “Student journalists honored at Region 2 conference”