The Society of Professional Journalists has named 1 Ohio University, 200 Schoonover Center in Athens, Ohio, as a Historic Site in Journalism. The address is the location for the E.W. Scripps School of Journalism at […]
The Society of Professional Journalists has announced Gio Benitez of Good Morning America Weekend Edition and Lisa Guerrero of Inside Edition as keynote speakers for the SPJ 23 Journalism Convention. The convention will […]
The Society of Professional Journalists has named the national winners of the 2022 Mark of Excellence Awards, recognizing collegiate work published or broadcast during 2022. This year, 61 students and staff from 37 […]
WDSU New Orleans received the 2021 Sigma Delta Chi award from the Society of Professional Journalists for its breaking news coverage of Hurricane Ida. And then it constructed a promo around that honor that makes a strong claim about the quality of its breaking news coverage.
The Society of Professional Journalists is recognizing Jerry Green, Roland Martin, John Quiñones, Clarissa Ward and Bill Whitaker as Fellows of the Society, the highest professional honor awarded by SPJ, for extraordinary contribution […]
A virtual town hall discussion on Saturday hosted by the Society of Professional Journalists found a wide swath of multimedia journalists calling for more safety training and open lines of communication with newsroom leaders over well-being concerns following an MMJ being hit on-air by a car.
Rebecca Aguilar has became the first Latina national president of the Society of Professional Journalists in its 112-year history. She was sworn in on Sept. 4 by SPJ National President […]
The Society of Professional Journalists, College Media Association and Associated Collegiate Press have come to an agreement to partner for the 2022 conference. All three boards voted to approve finalizing details. “I couldn’t be more […]
The Society of Professional Journalists has announced the recipients of the 2020 Sigma Delta Chi Awards for excellence in journalism. Founded in 1909 as Sigma Delta Chi, SPJ promotes the free flow of information vital to a well-informed citizenry; works to inspire and educate the next generation of journalists; and protects First Amendment guarantees of freedom of speech and press.
The Society of Professional Journalists today appointed veteran nonprofit leader John Shertzer is its new executive director. “SPJ is excited to welcome John and looks forward to introducing him to […]
The Society of Professional Journalists has retained Talbott Talent to assist with the search for SPJ’s next executive director and an on-site organizational assessment. The Indianapolis firm works exclusively with nonprofit organizations to […]
The winners of the annual awards for exceptional professional journalism will be honored at an awards banquet June 21 at the National Press Club in Washington. Entries included submissions from television and radio broadcasts, newspapers, online news outlets and magazines. The TV station winners included KPRC, WDIO, KARE, WVUE, WTHR, KCCI, KDVR, WVUE, KNTV and WVUE.
In an effort to address the issue of dwindling trust in the media, the Society of Professional Journalists has named veteran journalist Rod Hicks as its first Journalist on Call. SPJ’s Journalist […]
Alison Bethel McKenzie has been a reporter and editor for big-city papers like the Boston Globe and the Detroit News, has directed Legal Times and the Nassau Guardian, and, for five years, was executive director of the Vienna-based International Press Institute. On Monday, she was named executive director of the Society of Professional Journalists. She talks about the evolving mission of the association.
The Society of Professional Journalists today announced that veteran journalist and association leader Alison Bethel McKenzie will become its 20th executive director. “Alison is a game changer for SPJ,” said SPJ […]
The Society of Professional Journalists announced the recipients of its 2016 Sigma Delta Chi Awards for excellence in journalism. TV stations honored were WJZY Charlotte, N.C.; KGAN-KFXA Cedar Rapids, Iowa; KMGH Denver; WHP Harrisburg, Pa.; KTUU Anchorage, Alaska; WCAU Philadelphia; and KPIX San Francisco.