Professional Chapter of the Year finalists announced
Tara Puckey, SPJ Membership Strategist, 317-920-4784, firstname.lastname@example.org
Rachel Semple, SPJ Communications Coordinator, 317-920-4785, email@example.com
INDIANAPOLIS The Society of Professional Journalists annually selects two chapters to honor for their commitment to SPJs mission and the profession of journalism. Large Chapter of the Year is open to chapters with 75 or more members and Small Chapter of the Year is open to chapters with fewer than 75 members.
Large Chapter of the Year
The three finalists for Large Chapter of the Year are the Press Club of Long Island, Florida Pro and Colorado Pro.
Small Chapter of the Year
The three finalists for Small Chapter of the Year are the Cincinnati Pro, Louisville Pro and Utah Headliners.
Winners will be announced during the Opening Business Session at the Excellence in Journalism 2016 conference in New Orleans.
The 2015 large professional chapter of the year was San Diego Pro and the small professional chapter of the year was East Tennessee Pro. Read more about selection and past winners here.
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