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 in … Continue 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 our … Continue 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 grave … Continue reading Join SPJVA to celebrate George Mason’s birthday

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 virginiaprospj@gmail.com now to save your seat! Your $15 per person registration includes a light breakfast, pizza … Continue 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 of … Continue reading SPJVA gives Tech students tips on getting that first job