Registration for College Media Day ends Thursday

Registration closes today at 5 p.m. so act now! Limited seats are still available for the inaugural College Media Day this Saturday, Oct. 19, hosted by SPJ Virginia Pro Chapter and The Richmond-Times Dispatch. Registration closes Thursday, so e-mail now to save your seat! Your $15 per person registration includes a light breakfast, pizzaContinue reading “Registration for College Media Day ends Thursday”

SPJVA gives Tech students tips on getting that first job

BLACKSBURG—SPJVA chapter members Cara Modisett of Roanoke and Brian Eckert of Richmond gave a program on finding the first job in journalist to the Virginia Tech campus chapter Oct. 28. They advised the 16 Tech chapter members that journalism is a “show ’em what you can do” profession. To stand out from the crowd ofContinue reading “SPJVA gives Tech students tips on getting that first job”

Twitter for Journalists workshop Thursday, Feb. 28

140 characters at a time, journalists are finding sources, uncovering story leads and breaking news. The Society of Professional Journalists, Virginia Pro Chapter is offering a free Twitter for Journalists workshop Thursday, Feb. 28 in Richmond. Learn the ins and outs of using Twitter in your day-to-day reporting from Robyn Sidersky, city hall reporter(@fxbgcitybeat) forContinue reading “Twitter for Journalists workshop Thursday, Feb. 28”

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 . We will kick off the weekend with a cash bar receptionContinue reading “Region 2 Spring Conference April 19-20”