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…

Register for MMJs Taking Action: Our second event on #MMJSafetyFirst

Doing solo live shots alongside busy highways, standing at crime scenes or in severe weather at night, getting heckled and even assaulted by passers-by, TV’s Multimedia Journalists (MMJs) have been grappling with those dangers for years. It’s a problem brought into the spotlight when a West Virginia MMJ was hit by a car while doing…

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.

The Georgia Chapter of the Society of Professional Journalists votes in new Board of Directors members

The Georgia Chapter of the Society of Professional Journalists voted in eight members into new Board of Director positions: President, Vice President, Treasurer, student representative, and three members-at-large positions. President Nicolle Sartain is a journalist based in Georgia. She served as vice president of the Georgia chapter of the Society of Professional Journalists in 2021. Nicolle…

Nominees for 2022 SPJ Georgia Board of Directors

SPJ Georgia will hold its election Monday, December 20 through Wednesday, December 22.

Per SPJ Georgia by-laws, the names of nominees are posted 30 days in advance of the first day of the election.

First in-person event since 2020: On Background Brews

Calling all journalists in Georgia (and within striking distance). The SPJ Georgia Pro chapter is holding its first in-person event since early 2020 and we’d love to see you there! Place: Iron Hill Brewery and Restaurant, 1224 Hammond Drive, Dunwoody, Ga. Register here! Date: June 11, Saturday Time: 1-3 p.m. Munchies: Yes, we’ve ordered up…