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…

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…

Movement and Mindfulness: Tools for Journalists to Increase Focus

NOTE: This event has been postponed indefinitely due to a lack of sufficient interest. We will revisit and try to reschedule this event at a later date.  Journalists spend a lot of time sitting in front of desks. Do you find yourself hunched over for hours on end as you pound out copy or work…

SPJ Georgia event gives journalists a taste of what it takes to produce a podcast

By Isaiah Singleton, SPJ Region 3 summer intern, senior at Savannah State University student studying mass communication and journalism Podcasts are very hot in the world of news and information. It provides a positive trend for the journalism industry while other avenues to provide news to the masses are struggling to survive. And the the art of podcasting…