Richmond Free Press Publishers to Receive George Mason Award

The late Raymond H. “Ray” Boone Sr., founder of the Richmond Free Press, and Jean Patterson Boone, who has been publisher of the weekly newspaper since her husband’s death in 2014, are recipients of the 2020 George Mason Award for outstanding contributions to Virginia journalism. Since 1964, the Virginia Pro Chapter of the Society of … Continue reading Richmond Free Press Publishers to Receive George Mason Award

Ress to receive 2016 George Mason Award

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE CONTACT: Robyn Sidersky President, Virginia Pro Chapter SPJ Phone: (954) 296-4407 Email: robyn.sidersky@gmail.com http://www.spjva.com  Buy tickets here. Ress to Receive 2016 George Mason Award   RICHMOND, VA – (Oct 12, 2016) – Dave Ress, an investigative reporter with The Daily Press (Newport News), has been selected as recipient of the 2016 George … Continue reading Ress to receive 2016 George Mason Award

Call for Nominations: 2016 George Mason Award

The Society of Professional Journalists, Virginia Pro Chapter, seeks nominations for its 53rd George Mason Award, to be presented in September 2016. The annual award recognizes a person in Virginia has done something extraordinary for journalism and the public: reporting and writing that has righted a wrong, caused a sea change in attitudes, changed a … Continue reading Call for Nominations: 2016 George Mason Award

Richmond Times-Dispatch’s Bob Brown to receive George Mason Award

Society of Professional Journalists, Virginia Pro Chapter FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE July 14, 2014 Contact: Chapter VP Robyn Sidersky, 954-296-4407, or robyn.sidersky@gmail.com BROWN TO RECEIVE 2013 GEORGE MASON AWARD Richmond Times-Dispatch photojournalist Bob Brown has been selected as recipient of the 2014 George Mason Award, given by the Society of Professional Journalists, Virginia Pro Chapter. The Mason … Continue reading Richmond Times-Dispatch’s Bob Brown to receive George Mason Award

SPJ, SDX Foundation seeks donations for silent auction

Now is the time for all good Virginia Pro Chapter members to come to the aid of their foundation.We need your stuff.Your good stuff, that is, for a silent auction starting at 6 p.m. during the hospitality hour of the George Mason Banquet Tuesday, June 18.  Proceeds benefit the Virginia SPJ/SDX Educational Foundation, which awards … Continue reading SPJ, SDX Foundation seeks donations for silent auction