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Upcoming Events

Is your organization hosting a webinar you think would be of interest to journalists? Submit the details here and we’ll help spread the word!


March 15, 2024

Application deadline: SPJ Foundation Grants

Society of Professional Journalists Foundation grants primarily support SPJ and also provide support to organizations and causes that further our mission.

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Contact: SPJ Foundation

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March 18, 2024

Entry deadline: 2024 Excellence in Features Awards presented by the Society for Features Journalism

The Society for Features Journalism's 2024 Excellence-in-Features contest is now open for submissions. First-place winners in each category will receive $300.

Learn more: https://featuresjournalism.org/2024/02/01/sfjs-annual-excellence-in-features-contest-is-open-for-submissions/

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Contact: Alice Short

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April 6, 2024, 12:30 pm Eastern (U.S.)

Nomination Deadline: SPJ Fellows of the Society

This recognition honors journalists who have made an extraordinary contribution to the profession. Honorees must agree to attend the SPJ Conference. Nominations are open to anyone in the journalism community.

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Contact: SPJ Awards

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May 3, 2024

World Press Freedom Day

World Press Freedom Day is dedicated to the importance of journalism and freedom of expression in the context of the current global environmental crisis.

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Contact: Dan Kubiske

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As a journalist, you’re being required to do your job in a way you’ve likely never had to do it before — working remotely from home, conducting interviews virtually, juggling homeschooling children and taking care of elderly parents while still putting out the news every day. It’s stressful. It’s full of uncertainty. And SPJ joins together with journalism organizations everywhere to help you through this.

Here, you will find tools to help you do your job, continue your professional development — and take care of yourself — as we all navigate this together.

– Check our calendar of events — a centralized location for the latest journalism webinars and e-learning offerings from ALL our journalism friends and partners during the COVID-19 crisis.

– Obtain all the information you need to sign up for webinars related to covering the coronavirus pandemic, how to effectively and efficiently work from home, how to conduct a Zoom meeting and most importantly, how to take care of your physical and mental health during this uncertain time — and much more.

– Is your organization hosting a webinar you think would be of interest to journalists? Submit the details here and we’ll help spread the word!

Questions? Email us. On behalf of everyone at SPJ, thank you for all the hard work you continue to do under these difficult and unprecedented circumstances.