Freelance Committee to meet Aug. 15

ANNOUNCEMENT: The SPJ Georgia Pro committee on freelance journalism will meet on Wednesday, Aug. 15, 7:30 p.m. at Alon’s Bakery in Dunwoody, (4505 Ashford Dunwoody Rd NE, Atlanta, GA 30346).  Anyone interested in this committee or meeting should contact committee chair Adina Solomon at adinars9@gmail.com or SPJ Georgia President Haisten Willis at Haisten.Willis@Gmail.com.

SSU professor develops aboard program for students to report from Panama

By Jessica Sparks, SPJ Georgia member, assistant professor of Journalism and Mass Communication, Savannah State University, WordPress blog “Panamanian Express” Savannah, GEORGIA — On Friday, May 19, John Newton, the editor of La Voz Latina visited the class [SSU students going to Panama] for about an hour of discussion regarding Hispanic/Latino news outlets, audience for the publication and basic standards of journalism…

Learn to how to podcast at GPB headquarters on June 16

Podcasting is one of the fastest-growing categories of long-form journalism, with U.S. listeners rapidly trading in their playlists for daily podcasts. Roughly one quarter of Americans listen to podcasts on a monthly basis and, according to Statistica, there will be more than 100 million podcasts listeners nationally by 2021. Interested in getting in on the…

More than 60 journos attend SPJ Region 3 conference

CHARLESTON, SOUTH CAROLINA — On a sunny spring day in the middle of Charleston’s historic district during its busiest time of year — Spring Break, more than 60 journalists gathered at the College of Charleston for the 2018 SPJ Spring Conference & Freelance Blitz. It was full day of programming and sharing for both freelance and…