Protect the Badge and Protect the Truth

By Eric S. Peterson, board president of The Utah Headliners Chapter of the Society of Professional Journalists Every day, police officers have to focus on the routine but meaningful work that comes with the badge — interviewing victims, writing reports, directing traffic. But hanging over every mundane moment is the dreadful specter that everything could … More Protect the Badge and Protect the Truth

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Utah Lege 2022: A crash course for journalists

The Utah legislative session is just around the corner and there will be a lot to keep track of. Thankfully we got you covered!  The Utah Headliners Chapter of the Society of Professional Journalists in partnership with The Utah Investigative Journalism Project are hosting a virtual crash course on the 2022 legislative session, Friday Jan. 14 from 12-1. Staff from … More Utah Lege 2022: A crash course for journalists

Training: Solutions Journalism 101 (Nov. 16)

Join us for Solutions Journalism 101 on Nov. 16 at 12 p.m. Your reporting doesn’t have to stop at doom and gloom— you can also showcase solutions to problems that will engage and empower your audience. That’s why the Utah Headliners Chapter of the Society of Professional Journalists is excited to announce this virtual training … More Training: Solutions Journalism 101 (Nov. 16)

Utah Headliners announce 2019 SPJ contest winners

More than 350 journalism awards were announced at the annual 2019 Utah Headliners Society of Professional Journalists Awards Banquet in Salt Lake City on Wednesday June 19. See full slideshow of 2019 winners below. The winners of the 2019 Utah SPJ Headliners journalism contest were announced and celebrated during an awards gala Wednesday at Gallivan Hall … More Utah Headliners announce 2019 SPJ contest winners

Utah Headliners announce winners of 2018 Utah SPJ journalism contest

The winners of the 2018 Utah SPJ Headliners journalism contest were announced and celebrated during a banquet at The Falls event center in Salt Lake City, alongside this year’s special honors recipients. Congratulations to the winners of this year's Utah SPJ contest! Download full results here: https://t.co/heCpGS0b5K — UtahSPJ (@UtahSPJ) June 15, 2018 Their work … More Utah Headliners announce winners of 2018 Utah SPJ journalism contest

UPDATE: Sessions, speakers added to Region 9 conference

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

Book your room before March 1 for great deal on the SPJ 2017 regional 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

Special cocktail hour for journos, March 24 in SLC

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