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

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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

Access Across America II visits Richmond 7/12

Five experts in freedom of information are traveling the country this summer as part of Access Across America II, providing SPJ pro chapters and newsrooms a special session on accessing public records, including great ideas for record-based stories, effective requests, and how to use tactical strategies to overcome denials and exorbitant copy fees. Charles Davis, … Continue reading Access Across America II visits Richmond 7/12

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

2012 Virginia SPJ, SDX Educational Foundation Scholarships

Dear College Journalists, Students, Professors and Financial Aid Officers: Applications are now being accepted for two scholarships of $1,500 each, available to rising juniors or seniors attending a Virginia college or university. The Virginia SPJ,SDX Educational Foundation awards the scholarships annually, with support from Society of Professional Journalists, Virginia Pro Chapter. Applications must be postmarked … Continue reading 2012 Virginia SPJ, SDX Educational Foundation Scholarships

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