SPJVA board to meet Monday, Jan. 6

The SPJVA Board of Directors will meet via phone at 6 p.m. on Monday, Jan. 6, 2020. The tentative agenda is available for public viewing here. If any members have input for the agenda, please email virginiaprospj@gmail.com by 5 p.m. on Thursday, Jan. 3, 2020. After that time, the agenda will be finalized and sent to the … Continue reading SPJVA board to meet Monday, Jan. 6

Support for Radford’s student paper

The board of directors of the Virginia Pro Chapter of SPJ sent a letter to the Radford University administration expressing our support for the student newspaper, The Tartan, and our concerns over the disappearance of most copies of the paper's Sept. 18 issue. At a time when journalists in the U.S. and around the world … Continue reading Support for Radford’s student paper

SPJVA board to meet Tuesday, Nov. 19

The SPJVA Board of Directors will meet via phone at 8 p.m. on Tuesday, Nov. 19. The tentative agenda is available for public viewing at http://bit.ly/spjva-agenda-111919. If any members have input for the agenda, please email virginiaprospj@gmail.com by midnight on Sunday, Nov. 17. Call-in number: +1 712-832-8330 OR +1 218-339-7800 OR +1 605-562-0400. Access Code: 675 1936 Any member … Continue reading SPJVA board to meet Tuesday, Nov. 19

Virginia Society of Professional Journalists names two new board members

November 12, 2019 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Society of Professional Journalists, Virginia Pro, virginiaprospj@gmail.com Virginia Society of Professional Journalists names two new board members RICHMOND - The Virginia Pro Chapter of the Society of Professional Journalists board of directors unanimously selected two members to fill vacancies on the board -- Bonnie Newman Davis and Mike … Continue reading Virginia Society of Professional Journalists names two new board members

Richmond Times-Dispatch Columnist to Receive 2019 George Mason Award

By Brian Eckert  Bill Lohmann, longtime reporter and columnist of the Richmond Times-Dispatch, has been named recipient of the 2019 George Mason Award for outstanding contributions to Virginia journalism. The George Mason Award has been presented since 1964 by the Society of Professional Journalists, Virginia Pro Chapter. It is named in honor of the principal … Continue reading Richmond Times-Dispatch Columnist to Receive 2019 George Mason Award

Jeff South elected chapter president; seeking nominations for open positions

The Society of Professional Journalists, Virginia Pro Chapter board unanimously elected Jeff South, a professor at Virginia Commonwealth University, to serve as the 2019-20 chapter president. Jeff has been active in SPJ national leadership, is the advisor of the VCU SPJ campus chapter, involved in SPJ Virginia Pro, as well as our Virginia SPJ,SDX educational … Continue reading Jeff South elected chapter president; seeking nominations for open positions