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…

SPJ Georgia announces positions, candidates for 2019 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 2019 calendar year. Candidates for each position are below, with a description of each person along with the office they seek. Officers President Darius Goodman: Darius Goodman is a…

Best Case/Worst Case: Photography Tips & Tricks for Writers

Writers today are often tasked with shooting photos while on assignment, either with a professional-grade camera or, more often than not, with their phone. And even when a professional photographer is on hand, it can be tricky knowing exactly what to say. How do you best clue them in on the story and what’s happening…

FREELANCERS: Join us for lunch & conversation Jan. 27

Are you a journalist? Do you freelance? Would you like to? If you answered yes to any of these questions then you (yes, you) should join SPJ Georgia for lunch and discussion on the mysterious, wonderful world of freelancing. No speaker. No agenda. Just casual conversation among friends and freelancers. Here are the deets: Location: Café at…

SPJ Georgia freelance committee meeting

ANNOUNCEMENT: The SPJ Georgia Pro committee on freelance journalism will meet on Wednesday, Dec. 13, 7:30 p.m. at Alon’s Bakery on Ashford Dunwoody Road. Address: 4505 Ashford Dunwoody Rd., Atlanta, GA 30346. Anyone interested in this committee or meeting should contact committee chair Mark Woolsey at NoozFlash@Gmail.com or SPJ Georgia board member Haisten Willis at Haisten.Willis@Gmail.com.