A toolbox for journalists

The national Society of Professional Journalists offers many resources. One is the the Journalist’s Toolbox, which contains thousands of free (and some fee-based) resources organized by beats and topics within more than 160 searchable pages. The Journalist‚Äôs Toolbox is edited by¬†University of Illinois-Chicago journalism senior lecturer Mike Reilley, who founded the site in 1996.

What we do

The Society of Professional Journalists is one of the oldest journalism organizations in the United States. It was founded in 1909 and supports journalists across the country. The Georgia chapter of SPJ, which represents members across the state, was officially re-established in 2014. SPJ and its SPJ Georgia Pro members are working journalists who believe…

SPJ Georgia sets meeting dates for 2023

The SPJ Georgia board will meet on the following dates in 2023:

(If the board makes any changes, this page will be updated and members will be made aware via email or social media.)

Our board

Find out about the journalists who lead SPJ Georgia.

President – Nicolle Sartain
Vice President – Michelle Watson
and more…

Covering war and crisis in Ukraine

When a major crisis breaks out internationally the question for local journalists in cities across the US should be – what does the community here need to know? What kind of context can I provide? To give your audience better content, you need to understand what reporting on war and crisis is like. In this…

MMJs Taking Action Town Hall Recap

Did you miss our second MMJ Safety town hall? Below you can watch the Zoom recording and view the chat from the call. Plus give us your feedback at the form at the bottom of the page. Do you have any thoughts on safety for MMJs that you want to share or do you think…

MMJ Safety First Town Hall Recap

The Society of Professional Journalists’ “MMJ Safety First Town Hall” brought together nearly 130 MMJs, reporters, producers, TV news directors, and photojournalists.