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

September Board of Directors meeting minutes

Virginia Pro Chapter, Society of Professional Journalists Board of Directors Meeting 6 p.m., Sept. 21, 2011 Virginia Lawyers Weekly, Richmond Present: Paul F., Caroline C., Guy F., A.J. L. Pat K. late. Brian E. teleconference New Business: Discussed panel with Ray Boone, Megan Rhyne, others covering topic of access & use of pool photo/ video. … Continue reading September Board of Directors meeting minutes

Meet the Media Day – Sept. 9, 2011

We have an exciting chapter program coming up next month! Meet the Media Day is a program for central Virginia non-profit organizations, presented by the Society of Professional Journalists – Virginia Pro Chapter and the University of Richmond's Jepson School of Leadership Studies on Friday, Sept. 9. Editors and reporters representing the gamut of Richmond … Continue reading Meet the Media Day – Sept. 9, 2011

Merritt to receive 2011 George Mason Award

Richmond attorney Craig T. Merritt will be the recipient of the 2011 George Mason Award. The George Mason Award, established in 1964, is given annually by the Society of Professional Journalists, Virginia Pro chapter, to an individual for outstanding contributions to Virginia journalism. A partner with the Richmond law firm of Christian & Barton, Merritt … Continue reading Merritt to receive 2011 George Mason Award

Virginia Pro to co-sponsor ‘Studio SPJ’ May 14

How do you vet a saint? That will be one of the topics coming up when Denver journalist Bill Briggs is our guest on the next episode of Studio SPJ. Briggs will discuss his new book “The Third Miracle – An Ordinary Man, a Medical Mystery and a Trial of Faith” during a live Internet … Continue reading Virginia Pro to co-sponsor ‘Studio SPJ’ May 14

Is it time to update the SPJ Code of Ethics?

Come share lunch with fellow journalists, served with a helping of journalistic ethics! The Virginia Pro chapter of the Society of Professional Journalists will celebrate Ethics Week (April 24-30) with a brown-bag talk by Kevin Smith, the national past president of SPJ and a journalism professor at James Madison University. Kevin will discuss the SPJ … Continue reading Is it time to update the SPJ Code of Ethics?

Region 2 Mark of Excellence winners named

NORFOLK – The Diamondback of the University of Maryland was named the best all-around daily student newspaper, and North Carolina Central University’s Campus Echo earned honors as the best all-around non-daily student paper in the Society of Professional Journalists Region 2 Mark of Excellence contest. Port & Main, published at James Madison University, was named … Continue reading Region 2 Mark of Excellence winners named