April 18: Webinar on accessing rural communities during COVID-19

Join us for a Facebook Training webinar on April 18 at 11:30 a.m. led by longtime journalist J. Kyle Foster on navigating Facebook Groups to access rural communities in the South while covering COVID-19. This webinar will be conducted via Zoom, and the Zoom information will be sent out to registered attendees. Register here. Questions?…

March 23: Webinar on covering COVID-19

The Freedom Forum is hosting a free webinar for journalists on covering COVID-19 while also looking out for those in our industry that might be impacted by this pandemic. The webinar will take place Monday, March 23 from 1-2:30 p.m. EST. Registration is open to the first 500 people here. How can SPJ Georgia serve…

Freelance Job Fair Postponed

In light of the rapid developments of COVID-19, SPJ Georgia has postponed the Freelance Job Fair. The fair was originally scheduled for April 25, 2020. The Freelance Committee will continue to monitor the situation closely in the coming months and make a decision about rescheduling the Freelance Job Fair. SPJ Georgia’s top priority is serving…

SPJ Georgia hosts networking mixer

SPJ Georgia hosted its networking mixer at Georgia Beer Garden on March 6. Journalists and journalism students gathered over beers and soft pretzels to discuss ways SPJ Georgia could better serve them in 2020. Board members also attended to introduce themselves to members and prospective members. See the photo gallery below.

SPJ Georgia Launches Journalism Student Book Award

SPJ Georgia is pleased to announce the launch of the Journalism Student Book Award for Spring 2020.  The award will grant five journalism college students in the state of Georgia with a bestselling book written by national investigative journalists. The award was established in order to provide resources and inspiration to aspiring journalists entering a…