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…

Job Posting: Douglas County Sentinel reporter

The Douglas County Sentinel in Douglasville, Georgia is seeking a community-minded journalist for its team in the metro Atlanta area. Candidates should have strong writing skills and the ability to cover both hard news and features. Knowledge of social media and basic photography skills are also musts for this position. The successful candidate will be…

Freelancer Lunch Set for Nov. 17 at Punch Bowl Social

Freelancing? Want to be freelancing? Just like eating? If you answered “yes” to any of the above, come out Saturday, Nov. 17 for SPJ Georgia’s monthly freelancer luncheon. We’ll be meeting at noon at Punch Bowl Social inside The Battery Atlanta (875 Battery Ave SE Ste 720, Atlanta, GA 30339). Please note: There is NO…

Freelance Committee to meet Nov. 27

ANNOUNCEMENT: The SPJ Georgia Pro committee on freelance journalism will meet on Tuesday, Nov. 27, 7:30 p.m., at Alon’s Bakery (4505 Ashford Dunwoody Rd, 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.

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…