SPJ Georgia Supports CNN After On-Air Arrest

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Contact: Charlotte Norsworthy, SPJ Georgia President, charlottefnorsworthy@gmail.com KC Wildmoon, SPJ Georgia Secretary, kwildmoon@gmail.com ATLANTA — The Georgia Pro chapter of the Society of Professional Journalists stands with our national organization and the Minnesota chapter in demanding answers from the Minnesota State Patrol regarding the arrest this morning of CNN crew covering the…

SPJ Georgia Awards Books to Journalism Students

The SPJ Georgia Student Affairs Committee has awarded five journalism students across the state with the Student Book Award. The Student Book Award, launched earlier this year, seeks to supply Georgia journalism students with a bestselling book written by national investigative journalists. The award was established in order to provide resources and inspiration to aspiring…

Using Facebook to tap into your communities

SPJ Georgia hosted a free Facebook Training for Journalists webinar on April 18 to help teach Georgia journalists how to better access their communities amidst COVID-19.  The webinar, led by industry pro Kyle Foster, included tips on advanced searching, going live with community members to answer their questions, and accessing community groups to source stories…

April 18: Webinar on accessing rural communities during COVID-19

Join us for a Facebook Training webinar on April 18 at 11:30 a.m. led by longtime journalist J. Kyle Foster on navigating Facebook Groups to access rural communities in the South while covering COVID-19. This webinar will be conducted via Zoom, and the Zoom information will be sent out to registered attendees. Register here. Questions?…

Journalists, editors and students: How to take care of yourself during COVID-19

By: Charlotte Norsworthy, SPJ Georgia President SPJ Georgia recognizes the unique challenges the journalism industry faces in covering the COVID-19 crisis. Journalists are answering the call of duty by equipping the public with crucial updates on the spread of the virus. However, in doing so, journalists are also experiencing various levels of stress, trauma and…