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 HallContinue reading “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 toContinue reading “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 hostingContinue reading “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 wasContinue reading “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.Continue reading “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., OfficersContinue reading “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 seeContinue reading “Board Meeting Minutes — March 26, 2013”

Board Meeting Minutes – Feb. 28, 2013

Utah Headliners Board Meeting  2/28/13 Minutes 6 p.m. Salt Lake Tribune In attendance: Chad Curtis, Sheryl Worsley, Jim Fisher, Tom Haraldsen, Lisa Carricaburu, Don Meyers, Linda Petersen 1.     Contest Contest deadline is March 15th. Only one entry received so far but Tom assured everyone that most come in at the last minute. Tom has contactedContinue reading “Board Meeting Minutes – Feb. 28, 2013”