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) for … Continue 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 http://2013spjregion2.eventbrite.com . We will kick off the weekend with a cash bar reception … Continue reading Region 2 Spring Conference April 19-20

See “Page One” and meet SPJ National President John Ensslin on April 14

The Society of Professional Journalists, Virginia Pro Chapter, has a great night planned for anyone who loves journalism and cares about its future. John Ensslin, the SPJ national president, will visit Richmond Saturday, April 14. We’ll gather at the University of Richmond, Jepson Hall Room 109, at 7 p.m. for a talk by Ensslin about … Continue reading See “Page One” and meet SPJ National President John Ensslin on April 14

Join us for a tribute to George Mason on Dec. 11

The Society of Professional Journalists, Virginia Pro chapter, announces a tribute to George Mason, founding father and author of the Virginia Declaration of Rights, the model for the Bill of Rights in the U.S. Constitution. On Mason’s birthday -- Sunday, Dec. 11 – we will travel to the George Mason Memorial in Washington, D.C.’s West … Continue reading Join us for a tribute to George Mason on Dec. 11

SPJVA to sponsor screening of film ‘Reporter’

The University of Richmond Journalism Department will host a screening of the award-winning documentary “Reporter” and a conversation with director Eric Daniel Metzgar, on Wednesday, Nov. 16, at 7:30 p.m. in the Alice Haynes Room of the Commons at UR. Metzgar’s film is a feature about Pulitzer Prize-winning columnist Nick Kristof’s reporting trip to the … Continue reading SPJVA to sponsor screening of film ‘Reporter’

November Board of Directors meeting minutes

Virginia Pro Chapter SPJ Board of Directors meeting 9:30 a.m. Saturday, Nov. 12 2011 offices of WVCE Public Radio, Richmond Present: Paul F., Brian E., Pat K., Joan T., Wayne F., Caroline C., Guy L., A.J. L. Nicole L. available by phone Old Business: Secretary Pat K. read minutes of October board meeting, approved unanimously … Continue reading November Board of Directors meeting minutes

October Board of Directors meeting minutes

Virginia Pro Chapter, Society of Professional Journalists Board of Directors meeting WCVE Public Radio 9:30 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 15 Present: Paul F., Brian E., Pat K., Caroline C., Guy F., Nicole L., Wayne F. $500 to Jepson School - co-sponsor Gifts for 11 panelists, $20 card to B&N Caroline C. moved, minutes approved unanimously Brian: … Continue reading October Board of Directors meeting minutes