Region 2 Spring Conference April 19-20

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 reception … Continue reading Region 2 Spring Conference April 19-20

SPJVA hosts tribute to George Mason, 1st Amendment talk Dec. 16

Left to right, Julie Asher, Paul Fletcher, Caroline Cardwell and Brian Eckert read during a wreath-laying ceremony at the George Mason Memorial Sunday, Dec. 11, 2011. The Society of Professional Journalists, Virginia Pro chapter, will hold its annual tribute to George Mason, founder and the author of the Virginia Declaration of Rights, the model for … Continue reading SPJVA hosts tribute to George Mason, 1st Amendment talk Dec. 16

Kudos to UVa student journos

The Cavalier Daily's work on the mess surrounding the ouster of the university president got national notice on JimRomenesko.com -- and an endorsement of its Twitter feed. Good work wins.

A note from Region 2 Director Brian Eckert

Dear SPJ Region 2 Members: Please save the date for the 2012 SPJ Region 2 Conference, to be held in North Carolina for the first time on March 30-31. The Elon University Chapter will host at its beautiful campus, conveniently located off I-85/I-40 near Burlington, N.C. Pro and student members alike will enjoy journalism training, career assistance, … Continue reading A note from Region 2 Director Brian Eckert