2016 George Mason Award Brunch

SPJ Virginia Pro Chapter gathered by the James River for the 2016 George Mason Award Brunch on Sunday, Oct. 30. About two dozen members met at Riverwalk Restaurant in Yorktown to honor George Mason Award recipient Dave Ress. A reporter at The Daily Press and noted Virginia freedom of information and open government expert, RessContinue reading “2016 George Mason Award Brunch”

Who’s speaking at the SPJ/VPA Conference?

We’re excited to announce the full line up of panels and workshops for the Virginia Press Association/Society of Professional Journalists Conference April 8-9 in Short Pump, Va. The following programming is included with the purchase of a ticket through SPJ. You can purchase tickets here. Friday Activities 2-4:30 p.m. Job/Internship Fair featuring representatives from The DailyContinue reading “Who’s speaking at the SPJ/VPA Conference?”

Shooting and Editing Video 101

Join us for a special workshop before the 2016 VPA/AP/SJP Region 2 conference in early April: Shooting and Editing Video 101 Video is hot these days. It’s never been easier to shoot, edit and then post it on YouTube, Facebook or a website. But what’s the difference between good and bad video? How can youContinue reading “Shooting and Editing Video 101”

Check out the preliminary agenda for the 2016 SPJ Region 2 Conference

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”

Judges needed to help Virginia Press Association

Our friends at the Virginia Press Association need your help judging the Georgia Press Association’s contest next month. Advertising: Georgia is looking for 16 to 20 people to judge advertising contest entries on February 13. News: Georgia is looking for at least 40 people to judge its editorial contest entries on February 27. Judging will takeContinue reading “Judges needed to help Virginia Press Association”