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SPJ Region

Region 2

Delaware

Pro Chapters

Currently, there are no pro chapters in this area. Click here for complete details on how you can help establish one.

Student Chapters

Currently, there are no campus chapters in this area. Click here for complete details on how you can help establish one.


District of Columbia

Pro Chapters

Washington, D.C., Pro Chapter
President: Denise Dunbar
Email
Website
Chapter Email
Dues: $25

Student Chapters

Georgetown University
Adviser: Gina Garcia
Email (adviser)
Chapter president: Priscilla Segnini
Email (chapter)
Website
@GeorgetownSPJ


Maryland

Pro Chapters

Maryland Pro Chapter
President: Laura Jane Willoughby
Email
Dues: $10

Student Chapters

Salisbury University
Adviser: Jennifer Cox
Email
Website

University of Maryland
Adviser: Josh Davidsburg
Email
Dues: $20


North Carolina

Pro Chapters

North Carolina Pro
Interim president: Jaymie Baxley
Email
Dues: $10

Student Chapters

Appalachian State University
Adviser: Gregory Perreault
Email
Dues: $15

Elon University
Adviser: Dr. Anthony Hatcher
Campus Box 2850
Elon, NC 27244
336-278-5774
Email

High Point University
Dr. Bobby Hayes
Assistant Professor of Communications
Email

Western Carolina University
Katerina Spasovka
Email


Virginia

Pro Chapters

Virginia Pro Chapter
President: Dina Weinstein
Email
Website
Dues: $15

Student Chapters

George Mason University
Advisers: Jason Hartsel and Kathryn Mangus
Email (Jason)
Email (Kathryn)

James Madison University
President: Grant Johnson
johns3gp@dukes.jmu.edu

Adviser: Mike Grundmann
Email

Virginia Commonwealth University
Adviser: Alix Bryan-Campos
Associate Professor
Email

Virginia Tech
Adviser: Robin Reed
Email
Dues: $10

Washington & Lee University
Adviser: Kevin Finch
Email
Dues: $10

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SPJ Convention Breakout Session

Strengthen Your Reporting — General and Beat Specific Sessions

How to Get the Best Interview for Your Story

Sometimes the interview for your story can be a challenge. Become the best interviewer with this session. Be prepared to leave with dozens of tips on how to get the best interview. Reporters on the panel will share their expertise on:

-How to get crucial interviews during breaking news

-How to conduct interviews with compassion when covering tragic stories

-How to encourage people to break their silence when they don’t want to talk

-How to get around the “no comment” come back

Presenter(s):

  • Rebecca Aguilar, Freelance Reporter
    • Rebecca Aguilar is a seven-time Emmy Award-winning reporter with more than 40 years in the news business. She spent 28 years in television news. In 2021, she became the first Latina and woman of color to become president of SPJ. She’s also the founder of Latinas in Journalism.
  • Jason Wolf, Sports Investigative Reporter, The Arizona Republic/USA Today
    • Jason Wolf is a 27-time recipient of the Associated Press Sports Editors national top 10 writing award. He’s also won first-place awards from the Society for Features Journalism and the Pro Football Writers of America. Wolf has extensive experience covering professional, college and high school sports.
  • Jaewon Jung, Senior Reporter, KTNV-13
    • Jaewon Jung is the senior reporter at KTNV Channel 13 in Las Vegas. She has been nominated for three regional Emmy awards for her work. During her career, she has covered high-profile cases like Robert Telles, wildfires and other extreme weather events.
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SPJ Convention

Convention Home

We’re looking to host a terrific convention in Las Vegas, Sept. 28-30, 2023. Interesting keynotes, networking, special events and breakout sessions will fill our time together.

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SPJ Convention Dining Options

Momofuku

  • Momofuku offers inventive takes on Asian fare at a hip, spacious outpost. The menu is constantly evolving but continually draws influence from the U.S., Korea and Japan.
  • Price: $$$
  • Hours: Daily 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. and 5 p.m. to 10 p.m.
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Mon Ami Gabi

  • Take in the aroma of authentic French cuisine at Mon Ami Gabi. This charming French bistro features fresh seafood, Steak Frites, exquisite bites and French rolling wine carts.
  • Price: $$$
  • Hours: Daily 7 a.m. to 10 p.m.
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The Henry

  • A modern American eatery with casual upscale charm, The Henry is the round-the-clock spot for a unique twist on comfort food. Enjoy cuisine and cocktails served in fun and untraditional methods. Stop by and enjoy a satisfying late-night snack, lively lunch or a first-class Sunday brunch.
  • Price: $$
  • Hours:
    • Monday-Wednesday 10 p.m. to 2 p.m.
    • Thursday-Sunday 11 p.m. to 2 p.m.
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Nacho Daddy

  • Serving gourmet nachos smothered in queso and salsa made fresh daily, Nacho Daddy guarantees you’ll never find a dry chip. It also features all day breakfast, Mexican-American collisions and a full vegan menu all of which can be paired with fresh, housemade specialty drinks.
  • Price: $$
  • Hours:
    • Monday-Wednesday 8 a.m. to 2 a.m.
    • Thursday-Sunday 8 a.m. to 3 a.m.
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Secret Pizza

  • Secret Pizza is a New York-style pizza place with a casual feel. It offers pies, slices and salads served with beer and wine in an unmarked spot inside the Cosmopolitan Hotel. There’s no signage in the front so it’s not easy to spot if you were walking by.
  • Price: $
  • Hours: Daily 11 a.m. to 4 a.m.
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Dirt Dog

  • With four locations around the city, Dirt Dog serves a variety of specialty all-beef and veggie hotdogs as well as loaded and regular fries, corn, tacos and corndogs.
  • Price: $$
  • Hours:
    • Monday-Thursday 11 a.m. to midnight
    • Friday-Sunday 24 hours
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Big B’S Texas BBQ

  • This traditional Texas smokehouse BBQ restaurant offers smoked meats like beef brisket, Tri-Tip, pulled pork, chicken, baby back ribs, sausage, and classic BBQ sides like baked beans, potato salad, coleslaw, corn on the cob, and cream corn. The restaurant is designed to give guests the experience of a Texas home-town setting.
  • Price: $
  • Hours: Daily 11 a.m. to 9 p.m.