Planning underway for Region 2 Spring Conference, March 28-29

Planning is underway for the Region 2 Spring Conference, to take place Friday, March 28 and Saturday, March 29 on the campus of Georgetown University Downtown in Washington, D.C. Events will open with a screening of “A Fragile Trust,” a new documentary examining the Jayson Blair plagiarism and fabrication scandal and how it reverberated throughoutContinue reading “Planning underway for Region 2 Spring Conference, March 28-29”

Eckert honored with SPJVA service award

The Society of Professional Journalists, Virginia Pro chapter, gave its George and Frances Crutchfield Distinguished Service Award for 2013 to longtime chapter leader Brian Eckert at the annual George Mason Banquet and Celebration June 18. Eckert, an SPJ member since 1987, joined the Virginia Pro board in the late 1990s and would hold a numberContinue reading “Eckert honored with SPJVA service award”

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 . We will kick off the weekend with a cash bar receptionContinue reading “Region 2 Spring Conference April 19-20”

Student journalists honored at Region 2 conference

ELON, NC — Student journalists at Virginia Commonwealth University, James Madison University and Washington & Lee University were among those honored when the Region 2 Mark of Excellence awards were announced at last weekend’s regional conference at Elon University. The full list of winners is available here. Recipients of first-place awards go on to competeContinue reading “Student journalists honored at Region 2 conference”