The Virginia Pro Chapter of the Society of Professional Journalists expresses its support of reporters and other news personnel covering local protests in the aftermath of the death of George Floyd in Minneapolis and other recent killings of African Americans. It is critical for journalists to bear witness and document important events in their communities.Continue reading “Statement supporting journalists covering protests”
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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.
SPJVA hosting free webinar on pandemic’s impact on Virginia media
The Society of Professional Journalists, Virginia Professional Chapter, will hold a free webinar on Wednesday, May 27, at 7 p.m. on how Virginia media professionals are handling the COVID-19 pandemic — both personally and professionally. Our guest speakers include Terry Beigie, editor of the Greene County Record in Stanardsville; Sara Gregory, reporter at the Virginian-PilotContinue reading “SPJVA hosting free webinar on pandemic’s impact on Virginia media”
SPJVA accepting nominations for 2020 George Mason Award
The Society of Professional Journalists, Virginia Pro Chapter, seeks nominations for its 55th George Mason Award, to be presented in fall 2020. The annual award recognizes a person in Virginia who has done something extraordinary for journalism and the public: reporting and writing that has righted a wrong, caused a sea change in attitudes, changedContinue reading “SPJVA accepting nominations for 2020 George Mason Award”
SPJVA board to meet Monday, Jan. 6
The SPJVA Board of Directors will meet via phone at 6 p.m. on Monday, Jan. 6, 2020. The tentative agenda is available for public viewing here. If any members have input for the agenda, please email firstname.lastname@example.org by 5 p.m. on Thursday, Jan. 3, 2020. After that time, the agenda will be finalized and sent to theContinue reading “SPJVA board to meet Monday, Jan. 6”
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