The Georgia Chapter of the Society of Professional Journalists votes in new Board of Directors members

The Georgia Chapter of the Society of Professional Journalists voted in eight members into new Board of Director positions: President, Vice President, Treasurer, student representative, and three members-at-large positions. President Nicolle Sartain is a journalist based in Georgia. She served as vice president of the Georgia chapter of the Society of Professional Journalists in 2021. Nicolle…

Nominees for 2022 SPJ Georgia Board of Directors

SPJ Georgia will hold its election Monday, December 20 through Wednesday, December 22.

Per SPJ Georgia by-laws, the names of nominees are posted 30 days in advance of the first day of the election.

SPJ GA develops police de-escalation training with GPSTC

The Society of Professional Journalists Georgia Chapter has partnered with the Georgia Public Safety Training Center (GPSTC) to develop an online training course for law enforcement officials on interacting with the news media during times of civil unrest. The course, produced with guidance from the Georgia First Amendment Foundation and the UGA Law School’s First…

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…