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…

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,…

Trauma & Stress while working in journalism is topic for SPJ R3 conference

The Society of Professional Journalists – Region 3 and the Savannah State University Department of Journalism & Mass Communication (JMC) are providing an opportunity for honest talk on what is it is like to face trauma and ongoing stress as journalists, how to recognize when someone needs help, and to help find solutions to help…

Freelance Committee to Meet Feb. 11

ANNOUNCEMENT: The SPJ Georgia Pro committee on freelance journalism will meet on Monday, Feb. 11, 7:30 p.m., at 1786 Marlbrook Drive, Atlanta 30307. 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).