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Dana Neuts
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Kent, Wash. 98064
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Bio (click to expand) picture After a career in financial services, Dana (Blozis) Neuts began freelancing in 2003. Based in Kent, Washington, Dana is a freelance writer and editor as well as the owner and publisher of iLoveKent.net and iLoveCovington.com, hyperlocal blogs. Her work has appeared in many Seattle-area publications as well as national publications including GSN: Government Security News, HS Today and American Profile. She is past-president of the award-winning Western Washington Pro Chapter of SPJ, serves as the Region 10 Director of SPJ, is a member of the membership committee, and chairman of the freelance committee. She previously served on the SDX foundation board and has been a facilitator for Scripps. For more information, please visit VirtuallyYourz.com. Specialties: Business Writing and Editing, Features, Humor, Small Business, Nonprofits, Finance, Insurance, Travel, and Marketing Consulting and Implementation including Social Media.

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Professional Development

Professional development has been a long-time cornerstone of the Society's mission. National and regional conferences cover writing, reporting and editing as well as broader topics of ethics and freedom of information. Programs are scheduled throughout the country making them convenient to members. Our Web-based listing of media-related job openings as well as internships and fellowships is updated regularly. SPJ promotes excellence in journalism through its Sigma Delta Chi awards for professional journalists and The Mark of Excellence awards for collegiate journalists.


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Nearly 250 chapters nationwide bring educational programming to local areas and offer regular contact with other professionals from print, broadcast, online, freelance and trade publications. Enhance your career by getting involved at the local, regional or national level.


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SPJ, nationally and locally, is working hard to ensure a free flow of information that is vital to a free society. We fight and win battles for freedom of information and First Amendment rights. We work to ensure that journalists perform their work while adhering to the highest standards of behavior and decision-making found in our Code of Ethics. And we encourage journalists to expand their source base to better reflect their community.


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