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.

IRE Watchdog Workshop: Tools for Investigative Reporting

A great, inexpensive opportunity for journalists of all types to gain important watchdog skills on Friday, Oct. 18. Led by an IRE (Investigative Reporters & Editors) trainer and sponsored by the Society of Professional Journalists, Georgia Chapter (SPJ GA). Six sessions in this daylong workshop cover: 1) building watchdogging into your daily routine, 2) backgrounding…

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 ( or Stell Simonton (