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SPJ Leads | 6/4/2014
SDX Banquet tickets + EIJ News + new communications coordinator

By Taylor Carlier, SPJ Communications Department

LAST CALL TO BUY SDX BANQUET TICKETS

Please join us for one of the most prestigious journalism events of the year as the Society of Professional Journalists recognizes winners of the Sigma Delta Chi Awards contest. Journalists from across the country, working in all different mediums, will gather in Washington, D.C. to celebrate the accomplishments of our 2013 award winners.

The event will take place on Friday, June 20 at the National Press Club with a 6 p.m. reception and a 7 p.m. dinner and awards presentation. Tickets are $85 and dress code is black tie optional. The deadline to buy tickets is this Friday, June 6, so get them online while they are still available.

Sponsorships for the event are also available.

If you have any questions, please contact Awards Coordinator Chad Hosier at chosier@spj.org or 317.920.4791.

EIJ NEWS INTERNS ANNOUNCED 

Twelve impressive student journalists were selected to report on this year's Excellence in Journalism in Nashville, Tenn. The selected students will be covering the three-day conference and updating EIJ News, which is your home to EIJ coverage.

Gearing up for EIJ14? Follow the EIJ News staff on Twitter.

THE FUTURE OF SPJ

Joe Skeel, SPJ's Executive Director, wrote a blog post "SPJ: To Infinity and Beyond," which concerns SPJ's future as an advocate in the journalism world.

In case you simply missed it or didn't get a chance to read it yet, you can read it online. This is a great read to understand where SPJ is moving and better understand the organization's goals.

PULLIAM AWARDS DEADLINE APPROACHING

The deadline for the Eugene S. Pulliam First Amendment award and the Eugene C. Pulliam Fellowship for Editorial Writing is June 22.

Journalists and non-journalists alike are eligible for the Pulliam First Amendment award if they have worked to protect the rights laid out for us under the First Amendment. The winner will receive $10,000 and an engraved crystal at EIJ14, to which they will also receive free transportation and lodging.

The Pulliam Fellowship for Editorial Writing allows a mid-career editorial writer or columnist to enrich their career by giving him or her time off to pursue in-depth journalistic endeavors. The recipient can use the $75,000 for expenses such as, studying, research and/or travel in any field. Many times, the work results in editorials and other writings, including books.

To apply for either the Pulliam First Amendment award or the Fellowship for Editorial Writing, visit SPJ's website.

Questions? Contact Awards Coordinator Chad Hosier at chosier@spj.org or 317.920.4791.

CHANGES AT SPJ HQ 

SPJ's Communications Coordinator Ellen Kobe will finish her time at headquarters Friday. Taylor Carlier started as communications coordinator Thursday and will assume Ellen's duties upon her departure. Taylor, a recent graduate of Purdue University, has worked for the past three years at The Exponent and interned at the Lafayette Journal and Courier last summer. You can reach her at tcarlier@spj.org or 317.920.4785.

IN MEMORY 

James Wyman, former president of the New England Chapter of SPJ, passed away on May 9. Wyman had an illustrious 44-year newspaper career, including a Pulitzer Prize in 1994 for his investigative journalism. You can read his obituary in the Providence Journal.

LAST WEEK'S QUIZ

This Tuesday, the Philadelphia Inquirer, the Philadelphia Daily News and Philly.com bid for control of their properties and their parents company in an auction. How much was the opening bid?

Answer: $77,000,000

And the winner is ... Art Blazer of the New York Deadline Club. Congratulations!

THIS WEEK'S QUIZ

What large news organization recently made all of its web commenting features only accessible to Facebook users?

Submit your answer to Taylor Carlier.

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