The Society of Professional Journalists recently hosted the 2021 Mark of Excellence Awards recognizing the best in student journalism from 2020. The entries represent entries from student journalists from Colorado, Utah, New Mexico and Wyoming. You can watch the full presentation here: Congratulations to the winners!
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!
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