Announcing the 2020 Utah Headliners’ Award Finalists

Hundreds of journalists from across the state submitted work for consideration of the 2020 Utah Headliners Awards. The local chapter of the Society of Professional Journalists this week announced the finalists, who will be honored at the annual banquet on Aug. 5. The complete list of finalists appears below. Photo by The Climate Reality Project … More Announcing the 2020 Utah Headliners’ Award Finalists

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

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

Homeless shelter secrecy earns Salt Lake City leaders the Black Hole Award

On Dec. 13, Salt Lake City Mayor Jackie Biskupski and the seven council members stood before journalists and made an announcement impacting city residents and the entire state — the location of four new homeless shelters. It was the culmination of… well, we aren’t sure what. Whatever process led to the announcement that day was … More Homeless shelter secrecy earns Salt Lake City leaders the Black Hole Award

A message from Headliners President McKenzie Romero

Dearest journalists, As we near the end of 2016, it is clear this year has been one of milestones as well as stumbling blocks for journalists around the country and in our state. Now more than ever, I hope our commitment to sharing essential information and telling compelling stories will underscore all that we do. … More A message from Headliners President McKenzie Romero

Board Meeting Minutes — April 27, 2013

Minutes from SPJ Board of Directors meeting April 27, 2013 KSL Broadcast House—Salt Lake City  Present: Tom Haraldsen, Sheryl Worsley, Lisa Carricaburu, Shane Farver, Jim Fisher, Don Meyer, McKenzie Romero AWARDS PROGRAM Sheryl reviewed the assignments related to the SPJ awards banquet. The date is set at Thursday, June 20, 6:30 to 8 p.m., Officers … More Board Meeting Minutes — April 27, 2013

Board Meeting Minutes — March 26, 2013

Minutes from SPJ Board of Directors meeting March 26, 2013 Fisher home—Salt Lake City   Present: Tom Haraldsen, Sheryl Worsley, Shane Farver, Jim Fisher, Trent Nelson, Don Meyers, Jennifer Weaver, Chad Curtis (via phone). CONTEST Judges are working on our contest from Louisiana, Connecticut, Pennsylvania and Denver. Trent is contacting his photog friends to see … More Board Meeting Minutes — March 26, 2013