FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE CONTACT: Robyn Sidersky President, Virginia Pro Chapter SPJ Phone: (954) 296-4407 Email: email@example.com http://www.spjva.com Buy tickets here. Ress to Receive 2016 George Mason Award RICHMOND, VA – (Oct 12, 2016) – Dave Ress, an investigative reporter with The Daily Press (Newport News), has been selected as recipient of the 2016 George MasonContinue reading “Ress to receive 2016 George Mason Award”
Category Archives: FOIA
SPJVPA16: The state of open government in Virginia
By Matt Chaney A panel of FOIA experts expressed mixed opinions about the state of open government in Virginia at the VPA/SPJ Region 2 Conference on Saturday (April 9). The panelists said that while gains have been made for transparency, much remains to be done to hold government officials on all levels more accountable. TheyContinue reading “SPJVPA16: The state of open government in Virginia”
Who’s speaking at the SPJ/VPA Conference?
We’re excited to announce the full line up of panels and workshops for the Virginia Press Association/Society of Professional Journalists Conference April 8-9 in Short Pump, Va. The following programming is included with the purchase of a ticket through SPJ. You can purchase tickets here. Friday Activities 2-4:30 p.m. Job/Internship Fair featuring representatives from The DailyContinue reading “Who’s speaking at the SPJ/VPA Conference?”
Check out the preliminary agenda for the 2016 SPJ Region 2 Conference
Time to get excited! Here’s the preliminary agenda for the 2016 Society of Professional Journalists Regional Conference, set for April 8-9 at the Short Pump Hilton in Richmond. This year’s Region 2 conference will be held jointly with the Virginia Press Association, meaning members of each group who register get access to the others’ activitiesContinue reading “Check out the preliminary agenda for the 2016 SPJ Region 2 Conference”
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”
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