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March 30, 2023 • Uncategorized
Journalism's Role in Democracy Webinar

The Washington Post's Christine Emba will explore journalism's role in American democracy in a time of widespread disinformation and misinformation. The free, virtual event is part of a conversation series, 'Building a More Trustworthy World,' through the Lorentzen Center for Faith and Work at Concordia College in Moorhead, Minn.

More information: https://www.lorentzsencenter.com/

Contact: Michael J. Chan, Ph.D..

Tagged under: Ethics, Educators, Webinars, Free Events


March 31, 2023 - April 1, 2023 • SPJ Local (Region 7)
Region 6 & 7 Spring Conference

The 2023 SPJ Region 6 and 7 conference will be held March 31-April 1 at the Midwest Journalism Conference hosted in the twin cities. The event boasts an immense schedule of speakers, excellent educational content and a lunch reception Friday from 11:15-12:30 p.m. Conference attendees will get to attend a full day of breakout sessions. Mark of Excellence Awards will be presented at the conference luncheon.

Contact: Joe Radske & Loretta McGraw

More information: https://midwestjournalism.com/registration/

Contact: Joe Radske And Loretta McGraw

Tagged under: Freedom of Information, Ethics, Diversity, Freelancing, International Journalism, Students, Educators, Journalism Training, Digital Journalism, Internships/Fellowships/Grants, SPJ Chapters, SPJ Local Awards, Journalism Awards, Excellence in Journalism, Mark of Excellence Awards


March 31, 2023 - April 1, 2023 • SPJ Local (Region 2)

The 2023 SPJ Region 2 conference will be held March 31-April 1 at the University of Maryland, College Park, MD. The event starts with a reception Friday evening. Registration opens Saturday at 8:45 a.m., followed by a full day of breakout sessions. Mark of Excellence Awards will be presented at the conference luncheon. For information contact soverman@spj.org.

More information: https://calendar.spjnetwork.org/displayevent.php?e=BUeexdGzde-8323743758

Contact: Stephenie Overman

Tagged under: Students, SPJ Chapters, Journalism Awards


March 31, 2023 - April 1, 2023 • Uncategorized
SPJ Region 2 Conference

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More information: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/spj-region-2-conference-tickets-556212666057

Contact: Stephenie Overman

Tagged under: Students, Journalism Training, SPJ Local Awards, Journalism Awards


April 4, 2023 • SPJ Committee
SPJ Sports Zoom: Adam Schefter, ESPN Sr. NFL Insider

Join the SPJ Sports Committee for a one-hour zoom event with ESPN Sr. NFL Insider, Adam Schefter! We discuss Adam's groundbreaking career, plus participants may have the ability to ask Adam questions about his journey to ESPN.

If interested in attending, please register at the link here: https://us06web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZ0uceGhpjwsHtFkXR2aa0NnilHLeo28pBbi

More information: https://us06web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZ0uceGhpjwsHtFkXR2aa0NnilHLeo28pBbi

Contact: Jeff Kolb

Tagged under: SPJ Sports


April 20, 2023 • General Journalism
Learn About Investigative Reporting From Veteran Journalists

Join the Press Club of Long Island on Zoom for a panel on investigative reporting. Newsday’s Sandra Peddie and News 12’s Walt Kane will offer tips of the trade.

PCLI Vice President Cecilia Dowd will moderate the panel discussion and a Q&A with the audience.

Walt Kane is the lead investigative reporter for News 12 and a 17-time Emmy winner His 'Kane In Your Corner' investigations have led to more than a dozen new laws, freed the wrongly convicted, and helped thousands.

Sandra Peddie is the author of two books, most recently, 'SONNY, The Last of the Old Time Mafia Bosses, John 'Sonny' Franzese.' As an investigative journalist for Newsday, she has won more than 75 awards for her work, including the $35,000 Selden Ring Award for investigative reporting that gets results.

Cecilia Dowd is an on-air reporter for NewsdayTV and a former FiOS1 reporter and News 12 assignment editor.

This event is free and open to the public. Learn more about the Press Club of Long Island at pcli.org.

Register here to receive a Zoom link: https://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZwpcOutqT8tHdAOjL6kR5AtKkCONIiwiTIq

More information: https://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZwpcOutqT8tHdAOjL6kR5AtKkCONIiwiTIq

Contact: Press Club of Long Island

Tagged under: Journalism Training, Webinars, Free Events, SPJ Chapters


April 21, 2023 - April 22, 2023 • SPJ Local (Region 1)
Rising Tides: SPJ Region 1 conference

The 2023 SPJ Region 1 conference: Rising Tides, hosted by Roger Williams University Journalism program and SPJ student chapter & Connecticut SPJ, will be held April 21-22, 2023, at Roger Williams University, Bristol, Rhode Island. Programming and registration starts around noon Friday and concludes with an evening reception. Saturday offers a full day of sessions, with a keynote luncheon and Mark of Excellence Awards in the afternoon.

More information: https://spjr1c.org/

Contact: Cindy Simoneau

Tagged under: Coronavirus, Students, Journalism Training


April 26, 2023 • SPJ Community (Freelance)
April Freelance Community Session

Every wonder what your work is worth?
Having trouble pitching?
Not sure about pricing or invoicing?
Want to try new styles of writing?

Join us for The Business of Freelancing,hosted by SPJ Freelance Community Board members Hazel Becker & Ruth Thaler-Carter April 26, 2023 7:00 p.m. ET via Zoom.

More information: https://calendar.spjnetwork.org/displayevent.php?e=kRlwHRKf32-8320586379

Contact: Freelance Board

Tagged under: Freelancing, Journalism Training, Digital Journalism, Free Events, SPJ Communities


April 27, 2023 • Uncategorized
Quarterly Connection - for chapter leaders

Come join SPJ chapter leaders for information updates and pertinent news for chapter leaders.

This is the last Quarterly Connection before chapter annual reports are due.

Be sure to register for the Zoom meeting here:

More information: https://calendar.spjnetwork.org/displayevent.php?e=i02mSgHbQo-8322388991

Contact: Karyn Nishimura Sneath

Tagged under: SPJ Chapters


June 24, 2023 - June 29, 2023 • Uncategorized
Al Neuharth Free Spirit and Journalism Conference

In June 2023, we have our annual Al Neuharth Free Spirit and Journalism Conference for high school juniors. Students selected for the program receive an all-expenses-paid trip to the nation’s capital where they are introduced to top journalists, as well as a $1,000 scholarship to the college of their choice. The program was established to inspire students to pursue journalism in 1999 to honor Al Neuharth, founder of The Freedom Forum and USA TODAY.

More information: https://www.freedomforum.org/al-neuharth-free-spirit-and-journalism-conference/

Contact: Stephanie Taylor

Tagged under: Students, Educators, Journalism Training, Internships/Fellowships/Grants, Journalism Awards, Scholarships


July 13, 2023 • Uncategorized
SPJ Annual Report Due

SPJ professional and student chapters are asked to report on their activities each year to satisfy SPJ bylaws and to be considered for chapter awards.

SPJ’s 12 regional coordinators use these answers to select Chapters of the Year, as well as Circle of Excellence winners. Campus chapter reports should be filled out by a chapter member, not the adviser.

You can find the form below.

More information: https://www.spj.org/annualreports.asp

Contact: Chrystal O'Keefe

Tagged under: SPJ Chapters


August 31, 2023 • Uncategorized
Quarterly Connection - for chapter leaders

Quarterly meeting for chapter leaders! The staff will provide updates and critical information to prepare chapter leaders for our annual convention.

Be sure to register for the Zoom meeting here:
Register in advance for this meeting:

After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting.

More information: https://calendar.spjnetwork.org/displayevent.php?e=CvFsOihG5Y-8322389200

Contact: Karyn Nishimura Sneath

Tagged under: SPJ Chapters


September 28, 2023 - October 1, 2023 • Uncategorized
SPJ Convention 23

More information TBD

More information: https://calendar.spjnetwork.org/displayevent.php?e=9WeiCruBwE-8329992249

Contact: SPJ

Tagged under: Coronavirus, SPJ President, Convention



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