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”

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”

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!”

Items needed for Legal Defense Fund auction

Do you have items you can donate to help the Legal Defense Fund during our silent auction at the SPJ Region 2 convention in Norfolk? Then you should send a thorough description of the gift and any minimum bid you want on the items, by email to Brian Eckert ( If you are not goingContinue reading “Items needed for Legal Defense Fund auction”