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Spring Conference Recap

Spring Conference Recap

on May 3, 2017 in News

VPC’s spring conference featured an ethical hacker, an Associated Press guru and individuals who promoted their town and university during the VP debate. Mix in award winners and a beautiful campus and you have a conference that kept people talking. Speaker Highlights Information Security and You with Darren Manners of SyCom Security: Darren calls himself an ethical...

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Communicator of Achievement

Communicator of Achievement

on Apr 28, 2017 in News

Virginia Professional Communicator’s 2017 Communicator of Achievement is Deborah Padgett. This award is the highest honor presented by our organization and recognizes an outstanding member who has distinguished themselves within and beyond their profession. Debby has been a member of Virginia Press Women and Virginia Professional Communicators for more than 25...

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2017 Contest Award Recipients

2017 Contest Award Recipients

on Apr 28, 2017 in News

Bonnie Atwood First place for editorial opinion (7A) – print-based newspaper First place for personality profile (9B) – print or online publication, more than 500 words Third place for feature story (8B) – magazine, newsletter, or other non-newspaper publication Nancy Beasley Third place for books and creative writing (59A) – young adult books, fiction Frances...

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Spring Conference April 28

Spring Conference April 28

on Apr 27, 2017 in News

Virginia Professional Communicators’ Spring Conference is Friday, April 28, on the beautiful University of Richmond campus. The conference is a place to meet and network with other communication professionals while learning from experts who will talk about hosting the vice presidential debate and about AP Style and cyber security. The recipients of the...

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Reasons to Attend

Reasons to Attend

on Apr 26, 2017 in News

#10 Connect with your peers. Spending time with your professional peers from across the state is one of the biggest benefits of attending a conference. You’ll have multiple opportunities to make meaningful connections and learn from your colleagues. Among the opportunities are shopping in Carytown and dinner at The Daily on April 27, a networking game during the...

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Learn from Experts

Learn from Experts

on Apr 2, 2017 in News

Experts at the Spring 2017 conference will talk about hosting the vice presidential debate, AP Style and cyber security.  AP Style: A Refresher Course Journalists are typically familiar with Associated Press style, but many organizations in corporate America also follow it. With tweeting and texting, American English is evolving at warp speed, so AP is updated...

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