The 2021 SPJ Headliners contest is open!

Sponsored by the Utah Headliners Chapter of the Society of Professional Journalists, this statewide contest includes dozens of contest categories in reporting, photography, videography, design and other skills. Utah SPJ Honors recognize outstanding dedication to journalistic principles and service to journalism in the state.  Winners will be announced this summer. In light of the COVID-19 pandemic, … More The 2021 SPJ Headliners contest is open!

Protecting the press: 5 tips for covering protests and unrest

By Eric Peterson, SPJ Headliners president When anger and outrage spill into the streets, journalists have always been there to document history, and 2020 was a year of historic outrage. In Utah journalists had to contend with militia members showing up in tactical gear and assault rifles slung over their shoulders. On Jan., while chaos … More Protecting the press: 5 tips for covering protests and unrest