This session is open to all journalists in all media, but is tailored in particular for members of Region 9 of the Society of Professional Journalists, which covers Utah, New Mexico, Wyoming and Colorado. SPJ Members and students can register for the conference for just $25. Non-members can register for $35. You can book a room … More UPDATE: Sessions, speakers added to Region 9 conference
Coming to the Region 9 SPJ annual conference in Salt Lake City March 24-25? The correct answer is YES. Rooms are secured at a discounted price at the Peery Hotel and at Little America Hotel — but only until March 1. Book before then and mention you’re part of the Society of Professional Journalists to … More Book your room before March 1 for great deal on the SPJ 2017 regional conference
Our Executive Branch has kept local and national media on our toes since Jan. 20, and it appears we’ll remain in that position for the next 3 years, 11 months and change. (Not that anyone is counting…) Journalists need to know about their rights now more than ever. The Utah Headliners SPJ chapter is hosting … More Special cocktail hour for journos, March 24 in SLC
SPJ Meeting 8/27/11 – Members present: Chad Curtis, Amy K. Stewart, Jim Fisher, Don Meyers, Nate Carlisle, Tom Haraldsen, Sheryl Worsley, Shane Farver, Ben Winslow. 1- Minutes from 5/14/11 approved. 2- Treasurer’s report – Tom says we have approximately $7,000 in the account. We also received a $1,200 check from the Colorado chapter for the … More Utah SPJ meeting minutes for Aug. 27, 2011
Former Utah SPJ president and current treasurer Linda Petersen was given the prestigious Howard S. Dubin Service to Journalism Award. Linda was praised for her efforts in leading the battle against HB477, which would have gutted Utah’s open records law. Her longtime devotion to Freedom of Information and First Amendment issues was noted by the … More Congratulations to Linda Petersen!
The following is a recap of the SPJ/RTDNA Excellence in Journalism convention held recently in New Orleans: SPJ’s star system for ranking chapters is gone. The national board voted 12-8 to adopt the regional directors’ caucus recommendation that the star system be scrapped and chapters will for now be judged on whether they are in … More A note from SPJ Region 9 director Don Meyers…