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Outstanding SPJ chapters honored with Circle of Excellence awards



Matthew Kent, Program Coordinator, 317-920-4788, mkent@spj.org
Zoλ Berg, SPJ Communications Coordinator, 317-920-4785, zberg@spj.org

INDIANAPOLIS — The Society of Professional Journalists has distinguished seven of its professional chapters with Circle of Excellence Awards, a collection of awards that recognize outstanding work in First Amendment/Freedom of Information, professional development, diversity and student relations (formerly campus relations).

Chapters with 75 or more members are eligible for Large Circle of Excellence Awards. Small Circle of Excellence Awards are for chapters with fewer than 75 members.

Congratulations to this year’s winners:

Large Circle of Excellence
Professional development: Chicago Headline Club
Diversity: Greater Los Angeles Pro
FOI/First Amendment: Chicago Headline Club
Student relations: New Jersey Pro

Small Circle of Excellence
Professional development: Las Vegas Pro
Diversity: Minnesota Pro
FOI/First Amendment: Bluegrass Pro
Student relations: Arkansas Pro

The winning chapters will be honored during the opening business session at Excellence in Journalism 2019 in San Antonio. Read more about the selection process and past winners here.

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