Howard S. Dubin Outstanding Pro Member Award
Postmark deadline for nominations: April 17
Annually, the Society salutes individual members who have made significant contributions to their SPJ chapters.
2012 Bill Bleyer, Press Club of Long Island
David Sheets, St. Louis Pro
2011 Linda Petersen, Utah Pro
Rebecca Baker, Deadline Club
2010 John Dycus, Fort Worth Pro
David Nicklaus, St. Louis Pro
2009 No Award Given
2008 Jean Ash, East Tennessee Pro Chapter
Dr. Richard Hendrickson, Cleveland Pro Chapter
2007 Claudia Peschiutta
2006 Emil Dansker, Ph.D., Cincinnati Pro Chapter
2005 Molly McDonough, Chicago Headline Club
2005 Elizabeth Kelly-Klay, Southwest Missouri Pro Chapter
2004 Roberta Wax, Greater Los Angeles Pro Chapter
2003 Stephenie Overman, New Jersey Pro
2003 Allen Fetters, Mid-Florida Pro
2002 Dorothy Estes, Fort Worth Pro
2001 Travis Poling, San Antonio Pro
2001 Lauren Bartlett, Los Angeles Pro
1998 Bruce Cadwallader, Central Ohio Pro Chapter
1998 Dan Bolton, Los Angeles Pro Chapter
1998 Rick Kupchella, Minnesota Pro Chapter
1998 Sally Lehrman, Northern California Pro Chapter
1998 David Sedore, South Florida Pro Chapter
The Award honors Howard Dubin who has shown outstanding membership with his service to the Society. While he contributes great sums of time, energy and money to the national Society, Mr. Dubin continues grassroots service at the chapter level.
Only two awards (one from chapters of 75 or more members and one from chapters with fewer than 75 members) may be given annually.
Nominees must be a member of SPJ.
Nomination form should be accompanied by a letter(s) of recommendation that addresses the nominees contributions to their SPJ chapter and/or region and why the nominee is deserving of this national recognition.
Submit all nomination materials unbound on 8 1/2 x 11 paper. Additional supporting materials are welcomed and should be limited to 10 pages.
Winner Announcement and Presentation
Winner will be announced and honored at the SPJ National Convention.
Nominations must be postmarked on or before April 17. Nominations should be mailed, faxed or e-mailed to
Outstanding Pro Member Award
Society of Professional Journalists
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Indianapolis, IN 46208
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