SPJ Georgia announces positions, candidates for 2020 Board of Directors

As required by our chapter bylaws, SPJ Georgia will be hosting an annual election this fall in order to fill our board of directors for the 2020 calendar year. Candidates for each position are below, with a description of each person along with the office they seek. Officers President Charlotte Norsworthy: A graduate student at…

SPJ Georgia seeking candidates for 2020 Board of Directors

As required by our chapter bylaws, the Society of Professional Journalists’ Georgia Pro Chapter will be hosting an annual election this December in order to fill our board of directors for the 2020 calendar year. SPJ Georgia’s board consists of nine members, of which five are returning. Continuing on into 2020 are our treasurer Pam…

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…

SPJ Georgia Denounces HB734 — the ‘Ethics in Journalism Act’

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Haisten Willis, SPJ Georgia Past President, (770) 862-4926, haisten.willis@gmail.com Brenda Goodman, SPJ Georgia Board Member, bkdgoodman@gmail.com ATLANTA– The Society of Professional Journalists (SPJ) Georgia Pro Chapter denounces HB734—the “Ethics in Journalism Act.” The bill is clearly meant to intimidate journalists and chill the important work of holding powerful people and organizations…

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…