8 upcoming events categorized “Uncategorized”

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September 30, 2023, 2:30 pm - September 30, 2023, 3:45 pm • Uncategorized

SPJ23 Keynote featuring the 2023 Fellows of the Society

Join us for the final keynote session of SPJ23 featuring this year's Fellows of the Society, the highest professional award SPJ bestows for extraordinary contributions to the professions of journalism.

This year's Fellows are:

Richard Drew, a Pulitzer prize photojournalist who spent 53 years on the staff of the Associated Press.

Marvin Kalb, a longtime diplomatic correspondent for CBS and NBC and the founding director of the Shorenstein Center on Media, Politics and Public Policy at Harvard University.

Soledad O'Brien, an award winning documentarian and broadcast journalist who currently hosts the political magazine program Matter of Fact with Soledad O'Brien, and is a correspondent for HBO's Real Sports.

Dana Priest, a reporter for The Washington Post and the John S. and James L. Knight Foundation Chair in Public Affairs Journalism at the University of Maryland's Phillip Merrill College of Journalism. Priest is a Pulitzer prize winner for her coverage of secret CIA interrogation sites and the mistreatment of wounded veterans at Walter Reed Army Medical Center.

Lesley Visser, a correspondent for CBS Sports, who is the only sportscaster (male or female) to work on a network broadcast of the Final Four, the Super Bowl, the World Series, the NBA Finals, the Triple Crown, the Olympics, the U.S. Open and the World Figure Skating Championship.

This keynote session will have you learn from some of the best in the industry and have you inspired to pursue the best ethical journalism possible.

You can learn more about this year's honorees here: https://www.spj.org/news.asp?ref=2951

You can learn more about SPJ's Fellows of the Society, as well as those previously honored, here: https://www.spj.org/a-fellowsOTS.asp

Where: Planet Hollywood Way, Las Vegas, NV, USA
Website: Link
Contact: SPJ23 (convention@spj.org)
Tagged under: Coronavirus, SPJ Convention, SPJ23


October 2, 2023 • Uncategorized

Deadline approaching for the NPF Innovative Storytelling Award

The deadline is approaching for the Innovative Story Award, an award given by the National Press Foundation. The award recognizes digital journalism in the matter which changes how stories are told. The deadline is Monday, Oct. 2 and the winner would receive a $5,000 cash prize.

You can learn more and enter here: https://nationalpress.org/awards/innovative-storytelling-award/

Website: Link
Contact: Anne Godlasky (anne@nationalpress.org)
Tagged under: Coronavirus, Journalism Awards


October 2, 2023 • Uncategorized

Deadline for National Press Association Awards

The deadline for the National Press Association Awards is not too far away. Work that was published or broadcast between Sept. 30, 2022 and Sept. 30, 2023 is eligible. Nominations must be submitted by Oct. 2nd, with the exception of the AARP Award for Excellence in Journalism on Aging, whose deadline is Oct. 16th.

You can learn more and enter here: https://nationalpress.org/newsfeed/apply-for-npfs-annual-awards-by-oct-2/

Website: Link
Contact: Jason Zaragoza (jason@nationalpress.org)
Tagged under: Coronavirus, Journalism Awards


October 2, 2023 • Uncategorized

Deadline approaching for Everett McKinley Dirksen Award

The deadline is approaching for the Everett McKinley Dirksen Award, the award from the National Press Foundation that recognizes reporting that takes a look at the inner workings of Congress. The winner will get a cash prize of $5,000 and be included in the Foundation's annual awards events.

The deadline is Oct. 2.

Website: Link
Contact: Anne Godlasky (anne@nationalpress.org)
Tagged under: Journalism Awards


October 12, 2023, 5:30 pm - October 12, 2023, 8:00 pm • Uncategorized

Telling Hard Stories: 2023 Dart Awards Celebration & Winners' Roundtable

The Dart Center for Journalism and Trauma, based at Columbia University, will hold an awards reception, roundtable discussion and reception honoring the winners of the Dart Award honorees. The discussion will consider the best practices in reporting violence and tragedy.

Event speakers include:

Janelle Nanos, Enterprise Reporter, The Boston Globe
Raquel Rutledge, Investigations Editor, The Examination News
Meg Shutzer, Investigative Journalist and Documentary Filmmaker
Connie Walker, Host, Gimlet, a Spotify Studio
John Woodrow Cox, Enterprise Reporter, The Washington Post

The event is open to the public and will also be live streamed for those who cannot attend in person. The ceremony begins at 6pm and doors will open at 5:30pm.

Where: 2950 Broadway, New York, NY, USA
Website: Link
Contact: Krystal Grow (keg2136@columbia.edu)
Tagged under: Journalism Training, Free Events


October 12, 2023 - October 14, 2023 • Uncategorized

Chronicle of Higher Education Fall Reporting Workshop

The Chronicle of Higher Education will be holding a two day Fall Reporting Workshop for college journalists. Participants will learn how to report on higher education issues and take tips and insight back to share with their college newsrooms.

This will be held Oct. 12 and 13 at the Chronicle's offices in Washington, DC and expenses are paid for.

Where: 1255 23rd Street Northwest, West End, Washington, D.C. 20037, USA
Website: Link
Contact: Sarah Brown (sarah.brown@chronicle.com)
Tagged under: Students, Free Events


October 17, 2023, 3:30 pm - October 17, 2023, 5:00 pm • Uncategorized

Dedication of VOA as a Historic Site in Journalism

The Voice of America headquarters in Washington, DC will be designated as a historic site in journalism today. The honor, under SPJ's Historic Sites program, was announced last October. A ceremony will be held in person beginning at 3:30pm ET at the VOA's headquarters.

You can read more about the Historic Sites honor and the program here: https://www.spj.org/news.asp?ref=1906

Where: 330 Independence Ave SW, Washington, DC, USA
Website: Link
Contact: SPJ International Community (spj.internationalcommunity@gmail.com)
Tagged under: Coronavirus, Freedom of Information, International Journalism


October 20, 2023 - October 21, 2023 • Uncategorized

IRE Phoenix Workshop

Elevate your investigative and data skills by joining IRE for a day and a half of professional development training at Arizona State University.

This workshop will have something for everyone -- whether you're a reporter, student, editor, educator, producer, freelancer or all of the above and then some -- you'll be guaranteed a plethora of new tips, tricks, and skills for your tool belt, ideas for your next story and connections with some of the top investigative and data journalists in the country.

Where: Arizona State University, Tempe, AZ
Website: Link
Contact: Lauren Grandestaff (logistics@ire.org)
Tagged under: Freedom of Information, Ethics, Diversity, Freelancing, Generation J, Students, Educators, Journalism Training, SPJ Chapters, SPJ Communities