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SPJ President Neuts' statement on passing of ESPN's Stuart Scott


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1/4/2015


FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Jan. 4. 2015

Contacts:
Dana Neuts, SPJ President, 360.920.1737 (PDT), dneuts@spj.org
Jennifer Royer, SPJ Communications Strategist, 317.361.4134, jroyer@spj.org

INDIANAPOLIS Journalism lost a well-respected, inspirational member of its community today with the passing of Stuart Scott. Twenty years ago, he helped create a new way to discuss and analyze sports. Since then, he has inspired so many young journalists to follow their dreams. SPJ is saddened by his passing and sends its deepest condolences to his family, friends and colleagues.

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 spj.org.

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