Virginia Press Women spring conference April 4-5

Our friends at the Virginia Press Women host their spring conference soon in Farmville. Have a look! Virginia Press Women: “Courage, One Step at a Time: Pursuing Professional Excellence and Equality for All.” That’s the theme of our Spring Conference, to be held April 4-5 in Farmville, Virginia. Farmville was ground zero for equality inContinue reading “Virginia Press Women spring conference April 4-5”

Recalling a Great 2013!

SPJ Virginia Pro Chapter members and friends, As the year winds down, I wanted to send a recap of all the accomplishments YOU helped us achieve this year. In January, President Paul Fletcher lined up with the Virginia Press Association and Virginia Coalition for Open Government during the General Assembly session. He helped outline ourContinue reading “Recalling a Great 2013!”

Join SPJVA to celebrate George Mason’s birthday

MASON’S BIRTHDAY CELEBRATION AT GUNSTON HALL DEC. 14 TO INCLUDE MANSION TOUR, WREATH-LAYING AND PROGRAM ON “THREATS TO PRESS FREEDOM” The Society of Professional Journalists’ Virginia chapter will hold an afternoon of activities commemorating patriot George Mason’s birthday Dec. 14 at Mason’s historic colonial home, Gunston Hall, in Lorton. A wreath-laying ceremony at Mason’s graveContinue reading “Join SPJVA to celebrate George Mason’s birthday”

Registration Open for AP Day at the Capitol Wednesday, Dec. 4

SPJ members are invited to hear from the governor-elect and also question experts about the Affordable Care Act and other health care issues at this year’s Virginia AP Day at the Capital, scheduled for Wednesday, Dec. 4, at the Richmond Times-Dispatch. Gov.-Elect Terry McAuliffe is confirmed as our lunch speaker. We’ll also have a panelContinue reading “Registration Open for AP Day at the Capitol Wednesday, Dec. 4”