SPJVA is co-sponsoring a webinar at 2 p.m. on Thursday, June 17, about House Bill 2004 — a new state law designed to provide a measure of access to inactive criminal investigative files.
Time to get excited! Here’s the preliminary agenda for the 2016 Society of Professional Journalists Regional Conference, set for April 8-9 at the Short Pump Hilton in Richmond. This year’s Region 2 conference will be held jointly with the Virginia Press Association, meaning members of each group who register get access to the others’ activitiesContinue reading “Check out the preliminary agenda for the 2016 SPJ Region 2 Conference”
The weather may have pushed us back, but we still plan to celebrate Sunshine Week! In celebration of Sunshine Week 2014, SPJ Virginia Pro Chapter members and friends are invited to learn a new tool for uncovering government secrets on Thursday, April 10. The Reporters Committee for Freedom of the Press recently launched iFOIA, aContinue reading “Sunshine Week Celebration rescheduled for Thursday, April 10”
The Society of Professional Journalists, Virginia Pro Chapter honored a leading journalist during the 2013 George Mason Award Banquet Tuesday, June 18 at the University of Richmond. Dick Hammerstrom of The Free Lance-Star received the George Mason Award for his relentless efforts in the arena of freedom of information. Hammerstrom told the crowd of aboutContinue reading ““Hammer” honored with 2013 George Mason Award”
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 http://2013spjregion2.eventbrite.com . We will kick off the weekend with a cash bar receptionContinue reading “Region 2 Spring Conference April 19-20”