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

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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

SPJ members invited to ASJA Writers Conference in D.C.

SPJ members are invited to the American Society of Journalists and Authors (ASJA) writers conference on Friday, Nov. 8 in Washington, D.C. This one-day conference is for nonfiction writers managing businesses in today's rapidly changing media world. Learn how to launch or expand your freelance business, land better clients, break into major publications and find … Continue reading SPJ members invited to ASJA Writers Conference in D.C.

2020 Journalism Fellowships

Society of Professional Journalists, Virginia Pro Chapter and Virginia SPJ, SDX Educational Foundation 2020 Journalism Fellowships $1,500 FELLOWSHIPS SUPPORT SUMMER 2020 NEWSROOM INTERNSHIPS Two $1,500 cash fellowships that support summer journalism internships are available to rising sophomores, juniors or seniors at an accredited Virginia college or university.  The internships must be at least six weeks’ … Continue reading 2020 Journalism Fellowships

J-students, apply for $1,500 newsroom fellowship for Summer 2019

Virginia SPJ,SDX Educational Foundation and Society of Professional Journalists, Virginia Pro Chapter $1,500 FELLOWSHIPS SUPPORT SUMMER 2019 NEWSROOM INTERNSHIPS Two $1,500 cash fellowships that support summer journalism internships are available to rising sophomores, juniors or seniors at an accredited Virginia college or university.  The internships must be at least six weeks’ full-time work at a … Continue reading J-students, apply for $1,500 newsroom fellowship for Summer 2019

Students, apply for $1,500 fellowship for summer 2018

Virginia SPJ,SDX Educational Foundation and Society of Professional Journalists, Virginia Pro Chapter $1,500 FELLOWSHIPS SUPPORT SUMMER NEWSROOM INTERNSHIPS Two $1,500 cash fellowships that support summer newsroom internships are available to rising juniors or seniors at an accredited Virginia college or university.  The internships must be at least six weeks’ full-time work at bona fide news … Continue reading Students, apply for $1,500 fellowship for summer 2018