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June 22, 2021

Entry Deadline: Eugene S. Pulliam First Amendment Award

Established by the SPJ Foundation, the Eugene S. Pulliam First Amendment Award recognizes, with a $10,000 award, accomplishments on behalf of First Amendment freedoms by an individual, group of individuals or an organization.

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June 22, 2021

Entry Deadline: Eugene C. Pulliam Fellowship for Editorial Writing

The Pulliam Editorial Fellowship awards $75,000 to an editorial writer to help broaden his or her journalistic horizons and knowledge of the world. Provided by the SDX Foundation, the award can be used to cover the cost of study, research and/or travel in any field.

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June 24, 2021

SPJ DC Pro Chapter freelancers' virtual happy hour

Join DC area journalists to talk about all things freelance in the DC area.
Email Stephenie Overman for a Zoom invitation.

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Contact: Stephenie Overman

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June 26, 2021, 12:00 pm Eastern (U.S.)

SPJ Board of Directors Meeting

Visit SPJ's board meeting page to download meeting materials, get livestream and call-in information (when applicable), leave comments and access related resources.

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Contact: Jennifer Royer

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July 16, 2021

Application Deadline: Dori Maynard Diversity Leadership Program

Diversity and inclusion in newsrooms is important to SPJ. We aim through the Dori Maynard Diversity Leadership Program to open minds and open doors in newsrooms around the country. Through our diversity program, six SPJ members will get to attend this year's SPJ conference on a scholarships. For the first time the fellowship will be virtual. You will be able to attend from home.

The Dori Maynard Diversity Leadership program gives fellows the opportunity to see first hand how SPJ works and what it has to offer. The SPJ Diversity Leadership Fellows are provided with a complimentary conference registration.

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July 31, 2021

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: Larry Messing

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August 15, 2021

Deadline: SPJ Chapter Grant Applications

SPJ professional and college chapters are invited to apply for grants of up to $500 for innovative programs and events that help build membership. SPJ will award chapter grants three times annually in a pilot program to distribute $12,000 in newly available funds. The board's regional director caucus will pick recipients, preferring programs that recruit new members to existing chapters, revive dormant chapters, start new chapters, or connect pro and student members.

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Contact: Deb Kroll

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August 21, 2021, 12:00 pm Eastern (U.S.)

SPJ Board of Directors Meeting

Visit SPJ's board meeting page to download meeting materials, get livestream and call-in information (when applicable), leave comments and access related resources.

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Contact: Jennifer Royer

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September 2, 2021

SPJ 21 Journalism Conference

Join us this September -- in New Orleans or online -- for the journalism conference of the year. Visit the SPJ 21 website for more details.

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September 23, 2021

RTDNA 21

The Year of the Team: Representation & Resiliency.

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Contact: Tara Puckey

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October 17, 2021

Deadline: SPJ Chapter Grant Applications

SPJ professional and college chapters are invited to apply for grants of up to $500 for innovative programs and events that help build membership. SPJ will award chapter grants three times annually in a pilot program to distribute $12,000 in newly available funds. The board's regional director caucus will pick recipients, preferring programs that recruit new members to existing chapters, revive dormant chapters, start new chapters, or connect pro and student members.

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Contact: Deb Kroll

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October 27, 2021

2021 RTDNA Edward R. Murrow Gala

Since 1971, RTDNA has been honoring outstanding achievements in broadcast and digital journalism with the Edward R. Murrow Awards. Among the most prestigious in news, the Murrow Awards recognize local and national news stories that uphold the RTDNA Code of Ethics, demonstrate technical expertise and exemplify the importance and impact of journalism as a service to the community. Murrow Award winning work demonstrates the excellence that Edward R. Murrow made a standard for the broadcast news profession.

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Contact: Tara Puckey

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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.