SPJ ‘s Region 2 Conference takes place this year at the University of Maryland, Knight Hall 7765 Alumni Drive College Park, MD 20742 on March 31-April 1 2023. The event includes the Mark of Excellence Awards Lunch. Registration available online at this link. Conference Agenda March 31 – Reception 6 p.m. April 1 Registration opensContinue reading “SPJ ‘s Region 2 Conference at the University of Maryland, Knight Hall on April 1”
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SPJVA wins grant to mentor journalism students
The national SPJ organization has awarded the Virginia Pro Chapter a $500 grant to help provide in-person journalism student mentoring, including a monthly “Dinner with a Journalist” series, for the SPJ chapter at Virginia Commonwealth University.
Celebrate George Mason’s birthday with us
Join the SPJ Virginia Pro Chapter as we mark the birthday of George Mason, principal author of the First Amendment and the Bill of Rights, at his ancestral home, Gunston Hall, on Saturday, Dec. 11.
Chip Jones discusses his new book, ‘The Organ Thieves’
Our chapter co-hosted journalist Chip Jones in an online discussion of his recent book “The Organ Thieves: The Shocking Story of the First Heart Transplant in the Segregated South.” The event was held Feb. 25 in partnership with VCU Libraries. Chip, a Pulitzer-nominated writer, reported for the Roanoke Times, Richmond Times-Dispatch and other publications. His book exploredContinue reading “Chip Jones discusses his new book, ‘The Organ Thieves’”
Video of FOIA panel discussion
Video of the online program about the Freedom of Information Act that SPJ’s Virginia Pro and Washington, D.C., Pro chapters held on Nov. 10.