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Robyn Davis Sekula is President of the Louisville Pro Chapter of SPJ. She is a Twitter addict, iPhone-a-holic, writer, speaker and social media consultant. She has spoken frequently at regional SPJ conferences and in 2012 at the national Excellence in Journalism Conference. She spent most of her pre-freelance career as a newspaper reporter, working as a crime and courts reporter in North Carolina, a business editor in Missouri and as a reporter at Business First in Louisville, Ky. She primarily consults with organizations and business in public relations, communications plans and social media strategy. You can find her web site at robyndavissekula.com, follow her on Twitter, friend her on Facebook, add her on Instagram, and, of course, add her on Yo (user name itsRobynwithay).

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Become an SPJ Member
Newsroom Memberships

A Newsroom Membership is the best way to show a commitment to producing high-quality, ethical journalism. It shows you support the missions of SPJ and gives your staff the opportunity to become part of the nation’s largest and most broad-based journalism association.

Whether you’re a student media group, a community paper or a digital newsroom, a Newsroom Membership gives you access to SPJ’s amazing training, networking and resources. For more information, contact Chapter Coordinator Tara Puckey via email or phone: 317-927-8000, ext. 215.

Ready to join? Download an application today and become part of the SPJ family!


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Download an application today and become part of the SPJ family!


Chapters: A great recruitment tool

Your chapter needs members, the local newsroom needs networking and training. It’s a win-win. Consider hosting a brown bag lunch at the local newsroom to give them a taste of all the great benefits SPJ provides and encourage them to become a Newsroom Member.

Download the information flyer here.


Meet our existing Newsroom Members

The Society of Professional Journalists would like to thank the following newsrooms for their support and commitment to SPJ and journalism. Click on each member's name to visit its website. Links open in new window.

Gold
Columbia College Chicago/Columbia Chronicle and Echo
Lyndon State College – News7

Silver
None

Bronze
Boulder Weekly
Elauwit Media – Southern Jersey
Fourth Estate L3C
Osage News
Slack Incorporated/Healio.com

Membership tiers

Bronze | $250

— Membership dues discounts (individual memberships in the newsroom would be $60 instead of $75)
— Membership discounts on products/services (register for training, conferences, etc. at the member rate)
— Access to SPJ's eCampus training – $75 value
— Featured as Bronze Institutional Member on SPJ’s website – $200 value
— Ethics plaque – $25 value
— Quill subscription – $75 value

Silver | $750

— Membership dues discounts (individual memberships in the newsroom would be $60 instead of $75)
— Membership discounts on products/services (register for training, conferences, etc. at the member rate)
— Access to SPJ's eCampus training – $75 value
— Featured as Silver Institutional Member on SPJ’s website – $200 value
— Ethics plaque – $25 value
— Quill subscription – $75 value
— Free job postings/classifieds – $250 value
— One regional conference reimbursement – $70-100 value
— Customized webinar (30 minutes) – $300 value
— One free SDX award entry – $100 value

Gold | $1,250

— Membership dues discounts (individual memberships in the newsroom would be $60 instead of $75)
— Membership discounts on products/services (register for training, conferences, etc. at the member rate)
— Access to SPJ's eCampus training – $75 value
— Featured as Gold Institutional Member on SPJ’s website – $200 value
— Ethics plaque – $25 value
— Quill subscription – $75 value
— Free job postings/classifieds (Leads, social media) – $250 value
— One regional conference reimbursement – $70-100 value
— One complimentary national convention registration – $200 value
— Customized webinar (30 minutes) – $300 value
— One in person training for newsroom staff – $500 value
— One free SDX award entry – $100 value


Questions?

For more information, contact Chapter Coordinator Tara Puckey via email or phone: 317-927-8000, ext. 215.

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