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Board of Directors

For descriptions of SPJ board positions, please consult SPJ's bylaws.

Read the SPJ board policy manual here. [Download PDF]


President

Ashanti Blaize-Hopkins
Email
@AshantiBlaize

Vice President

Emily Bloch
Email
@emdrums

Secretary-Treasurer

Daniela Ibarra
Email
@DanielaIbarraTV
 

Directors At-Large

Kevin Z. Smith
Email
@ethicsmith

Adam Sennott
Email

Carolyn Burt
Audience Engagement Producer
Southern California News Group
Email
@CarolynBurt_

Wesley Wright
Email
@Wesley___Wright

Chris Vacarro
Email
@ChrisVaccaro

Reginald Hardwick
News/Public Affairs Director
Illinois Public Media
Email
@RegWKAR


Looking for Regional Coordinators?

Please note: Regional Coordinators no longer serve on SPJ's board of Directors. You can find them over here.

For more information about this change, consult SPJ's bylaws.


Board policies and resources

Board of Directors Policy Manual [PDF]
Regional Coordinators Guide
SPJ Sponsorship Policy (approved 9/12/20) [PDF]
Regional Directors' Spring Conference Guide [PDF]
Regional Directors' Mark of Excellence Awards Guide [PDF]
SPJ stipend guidelines (updated 9/8/14) [PDF]
Expense report form [PDF]
Regional fund oversight [PDF]
Chapter finance rules (pro) [PDF]
Chapter finance rules (campus)

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