Journalists, editors and students: How to take care of yourself during COVID-19

By: Charlotte Norsworthy, SPJ Georgia President SPJ Georgia recognizes the unique challenges the journalism industry faces in covering the COVID-19 crisis. Journalists are answering the call of duty by equipping the public with crucial updates on the spread of the virus. However, in doing so, journalists are also experiencing various levels of stress, trauma and…

Calling all freelance journalists and editors who work with them!

Looking to further your freelance career? Want to meet editors who commission freelance work? Join SPJ Georgia on Saturday, April 27, at the Atlanta Journal-Constitution headquarters to speak with editors from across metro Atlanta. You’ll be able to meet one-on-one with editors for 10 minutes each to talk through pitches, learn about publications’ freelancing policies,…

Freelance Committee to meet April 2

ANNOUNCEMENT: The SPJ Georgia Pro committee on freelance journalism will meet on Tuesday, April 2, 7:30 p.m., at 6000 Lake Forrest Drive, Ste. 103, Atlanta 30328. Anyone interested in this committee or meeting should contact SPJ Georgia freelance committee co-chairs Pam Dorsett (pgdorsett@aol.com) or Stell Simonton (simontone@bellsouth.net).

Freelancer Lunch Set for March 26 at Cafe Lily

If you’re a freelancer looking for some great food and discussion with fellow journalists, please join us at our next lunch gathering. SPJ Georgia’s next freelancer lunch will be held at noon on Tuesday, March 26 at Cafe Lily (308 W Ponce de Leon Ave, Unit B, Decatur 30030). There’s no speaker and no agenda,…