Welcome to new SPJVA board member: Robin Reed

Robin Reed is an anchor at WDBJ and a professor of professional practice at Virginia Tech, where he also serves as the faculty adviser to the campus SPJ chapter. Robin has agreed to fill the student-chapter representative slot on the SPJVA board for the coming year.  Robin completes the lineup for the 15-member board that will take officeContinue reading “Welcome to new SPJVA board member: Robin Reed”

Want to be on the SPJVA Board of Directors?

The Virginia Pro Chapter of the Society of Professional Journalists seeks nominees for the following open positions on its board of directors: Officers President (one year term) Vice President (one year term) Secretary (one year term) Treasurer (one year term) Board positions One director to serve one term expiring in 2018 Two directors to serveContinue reading “Want to be on the SPJVA Board of Directors?”

SPJVA to award five scholarships to students to attend Excellence in Journalism Conference

Five student journalists in Virginia will have the chance have their registration paid for to attend this year’s Excellence in Journalism Conference, being held Sept.18-20 in New Orleans. Any college journalist in Virginia who is a member of the Society of Professional Journalists may enter to have their registration covered to attend the conference. OneContinue reading “SPJVA to award five scholarships to students to attend Excellence in Journalism Conference”

Call for Nominations: 2016 George Mason Award

The Society of Professional Journalists, Virginia Pro Chapter, seeks nominations for its 53rd George Mason Award, to be presented in September 2016. The annual award recognizes a person in Virginia has done something extraordinary for journalism and the public: reporting and writing that has righted a wrong, caused a sea change in attitudes, changed aContinue reading “Call for Nominations: 2016 George Mason Award”