Video of online discussion about COVID-19

A panel of media professionals discussed the pandemic’s impact on news organizations and journalists during an hourlong online event hosted by SPJ Virginia Pro on May 27. The discussion was moderated by Marisa Porto, executive in residence at Hampton University, former publisher and editor-in-chief for the Daily Press Media Group and co-host of We Virginians, aContinue reading “Video of online discussion about COVID-19”

Help SPJVA celebrate George Mason’s 290th birthday

We need your RSVP! Join the Society of Professional Journalists Virginia Pro Chapter in celebrating George Mason’s 290th birthday on Saturday, Dec. 12. Born in what is today Fairfax County on Dec. 11, 1725, Mason helped frame the Virginia Constitution and in 1776 wrote its Declaration of Rights, the forerunner of the U.S. Constitution’s BillContinue reading “Help SPJVA celebrate George Mason’s 290th birthday”

Open government conference to be held in Fredericksburg

The Virginia Coalition for Open Government will hold its annual conference in Fredericksburg on Nov. 12. It’s a day full of workshops and panels on topics related to open government in Virginia. This year’s topics include: Data collection, body cams and privacy The 2015 Virginia elections and what they mean for open government in theContinue reading “Open government conference to be held in Fredericksburg”

Region 2 Spring Conference : Early-bird tickets available through Friday

Be sure to save money on tickets to this month’s Region 2 Spring Conference in Washington D.C. Early-bird tickets, with $10 off for professionals and students, are on sale through Friday. The conference takes place Friday, March 28 and Saturday, March 29 at Georgetown University Downtown. Activities open with a screening of “A Fragile Trust,”Continue reading “Region 2 Spring Conference : Early-bird tickets available through Friday”