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Virginia Production Alliance and HRBMP to meet with MCJR majors during November

The Department of Mass Communications and Journalism is hosting the monthly meeting of two professional groups on campus during November.

All MCJR majors are cordially invited to attend the monthly meetings of the following two organizations. Both events are free.

The Virginia Production Alliance (film)
Wednesday, November 16th
6:30-9:00 pm
Archives Orientation Room
2nd Floor, L.B. Brooks Library
Norfolk State University

Hampton Roads Black Media Professionals (NABJ)
Monday, November 21st
7:00-9:00 pm
Archives Orientation Room
2nd Floor, L.B. Brooks Library
Norfolk State University

“For more than 25 years, the Virginia Production Alliance has provided opportunity for Virginia’s film and television community. We sponsor professional development and networking events for filmmaking professionals and we are committed to providing assistance to those working to establish professional film-related careers and businesses. We are also the leading advocate for Virginia’s production community, interacting with state lawmakers to help pass legislation to strengthen the filmmaking in our state,” according to

“Hampton Roads Black Media Professionals, Inc. has been a highly respected non-profit presence in the community for nearly 35 years.  The organization is comprised of TV reporters, print reporters, editors, news photographers, mass communications/journalism educators, graphic artists, public relations professionals, freelancers, marketing and advertising professionals, media managers, social media practitioners, digital journalists, internet content developers, students and corporate partners.  Membership includes professionals and students throughout Hampton Roads, Richmond, VA and Northeastern, NC.  Its expanded membership also includes alumni and affiliate members located throughout the U.S.,” according to

The department looks forward to mass communications and journalism majors attending these two important events and interacting with local and regional media professionals. This is part of the ongoing work of the department to continue establishing networks of relationships between students and professionals in an effort to help students enter the media workforce upon graduation.

For more information, contact the department office at (757) 823-8330 during normal business hours.