Freelance committee meeting

ANNOUNCEMENT: The SPJ Georgia Pro committee on freelance journalism will meet on Wednesday, Jan. 11, 7:30 p.m. at the Starbucks on Ashford Dunwoody Road. Address: 4441 Ashford Dunwoody Road, Dunwoody, Ga. 30346. Anyone interested in this committee, which is working toward organizing and promoting a freelance workshop in May 2017, should contact Haisten Willis at Haisten.Willis@Gmail.com.

Tragic deaths

SPJ and SPJ Georgia responds to death of Virginia journalists “The Society of Professional Journalists is deeply saddened and shocked by the news today regarding the fatal shootings of WDBJ-7 journalists Alison Parker, 24, and Adam Ward, 27,” said Paul Fletcher, president-elect of the Society of Professional Journalists. Parker, a reporter, and Ward, a videographer,…

Get ready to become a freelancer; couple finds love for community journalism

Welcome new 2015 SPJ Georgia members: Jim Crane, Executive Director of Standards and Practices, CNN; Stephany Fisher, CBSAtlanta 46, anchor; Alvie Hackle, staff writer, Statesboro Herald; Karen Huppertz, columnist for Atlanta Journal-Constitution; J Kenley Jones, Statesboro, Georgia; Sandee LaMotte, Executive Producer, Special Projects, CBS Atlanta 46; Cristy Lenz, Supervisor, CNN National Desk; Paige M. Peebles-McDuffie, Freelance journalist, Independence Day Publishing; Andy Miller, CEO/Editor…

SPJ and ONA hold social media panel in September

NEW SPJ GEORGIA CHARTER MEMBERS Welcome to the new charter members of SPJ Georgia! Don’t forget that YOU CAN JOIN SPJ Georgia as a charter member and further your journalistic ambitions and the industry in Georgia. Ilene Heller, freelance editor   LOOKING TO THE FUTURE WITH SPJ GEORGIA Almost a year has passed since we planted the seeds…

SPJ focuses on freelancers

Don’t forget that YOU CAN JOIN SPJ Georgia as a charter member and further your journalistic ambitions and the industry in Georgia.   NEW AVENUES FOR FREELANCERS As a freelancer, it is music to my ears that SPJ now has a freelance community, active and gaining strength, catering to the freelance members in the organization. The…