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 InternetContinue 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 SPJContinue 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 namedContinue reading “Region 2 Mark of Excellence winners named”

Call for Nominations: 2011 George Mason Award

The Society of Professional Journalists, Virginia Pro Chapter, seeks nominations for its 48th George Mason Award, to be presented in June 2011. The annual award recognizes a person in Virginia has done something extraordinary for journalism and the public: reporting and writing that has righted a wrong, caused a sea change in attitudes, changed aContinue reading “Call for Nominations: 2011 George Mason Award”

Region 2 conference this coming weekend!

A reminder to all members of the Virginia Pro chapter: Don’t miss out on your best opportunity to connect with fellow journalists during the Region 2 Spring Conference in Norfolk! On Friday and Saturday, the Norfolk Waterside Marriott will be jammed with sessions hosted by SPJ and our partners at the Virginia Press Association. FridayContinue reading “Region 2 conference this coming weekend!”