Join VPW

If you are a professional in the field of communications, there is an easy way for you to meet and connect with others who share your professional interests. Through Virginia Press Women, you will see that your peers can empower you! Members continually learn more about their profession through conferences and other programs. Your continued professionalism can help you advance in your career and the opportunity to network allows you to discover new job opportunities.Members who accept a position on the VPW Board or participate on a committee gain valuable leadership skills. Members also find it rewarding to receive recognition through our popular annual communications contest.

What VPW offers

  • Two statewide conferences each year, with professional development seminars, plus annual national conference
  • District-level programs with speakers
  • Prestigious annual communications contest, with first-place winners forwarded to national contest
  • Networking and mentoring: shared advice, experience, encouragement and guidance
  • Membership directories, state and national
  • Newsletters, state and national
  • Access to current job listings, group insurance programs and loan opportunities
  • Annual scholarship for a communications student at a Virginia university or college


 See attachments for application form [requires Acrobat Reader]

Mail your application with three communications samples and your annual dues* payable to "NFPW" to Gail Kent
PO Box 6123
Newport News VA 23606

(757) 930-0032 (office)
(757) 876-5420 (cell)
P.O. Box 6123
Newport News, VA 23606

Annual dues are $105 as of November 2012. Student membership dues are $25; emeritus (retired) members, $32.
Norma A Pierce,
Nov 19, 2012, 1:36 PM