SPJ announces outstanding campus chapter regional honorees
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Tara Puckey, SPJ Chapter Coordinator, 317-920-4784, email@example.com
Taylor Carlier, SPJ Communications Coordinator, 317-920-4785, firstname.lastname@example.org
INDIANAPOLIS — The Society of Professional Journalists is pleased to honor a select group of campus chapters for their outstanding work.
Annually, each of SPJ’s 12 Regional Directors selects one chapter in his or her region that has performed outstanding service to the Society, their campus and the journalism profession.
The regional honorees are:
Region 1 – Boston University
Region 2 – University of Maryland
Region 3 – Florida International University
Region 4 – Ohio University
Region 5 – DePaul University
Region 6 – University of Wisconsin Eau Claire
Region 7 – Drake University
Region 8 – Texas State University
Region 9 – Colorado State
Region 10 – none selected
Region 11 – San Diego State
Region 12 – University of Louisiana at Lafayette
To see a map of the regions and campus chapters, click here.
SPJ will name and honor the National Campus Chapter of the Year at the Student Union event at Excellence in Journalism 2014, Sept. 5 in Nashville, Tenn.
Founded in 1909 as Sigma Delta Chi, SPJ promotes the free flow of information vital to a well-informed citizenry; works to inspire and educate the next generation of journalists; and protects First Amendment guarantees of freedom of speech and press. For more information about SPJ, please visit www.spj.org.