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…

Writers learn photography tips during SPJ Georgia’s “Best Case/Worst Case”

-By Haisten Willis SPJ Georgia members and selected guests gathered at Atlanta’s Indigo Yoga Thursday, Jan. 18 for “Best Case/Worst Case: Photography Tips & Tricks for Writers.” The presenter for the evening was photographer Kevin D. Liles, a freelancer who shoots regularly for outlets like The New York Times, The Atlantic, The Washington Post and many…

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…

Freelancer lunch and hangout

Freelancing can get lonely, so let’s get together and dish over lunch. No speaker. No agenda. Just casual conversation among friends and freelancers hosted by the Georgia chapter of the Society of Professional Journalists. Where: Cafe at Pharr, 4300 Paces Ferry Rd SE #244, Atlanta, GA 30339 (located inside Vinings Jubilee) When: Tuesday, Aug. 29 at…