We fight for First Amendment and freedom-of-information rights, host training sessions on best practices, hold an annual contest that recognizes outstanding work and contributions to journalism, award scholarships to student journalists and provide networking opportunities. Our recent training included a presentation on solutions journalism and a crash course on the 2022 session of the Utah … More Why join the Utah Headliners Chapter of the Society of Professional Journalists?
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
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
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)
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
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
** Click here to download a spreadsheet of results with judge’s comments ** Graphics categories Graphic 1st Place, Eccles Theater, Todd Adams and Francisco Kjolseth, The Salt Lake Tribune 2nd Place, Traffic graphic, Todd Adams, The Salt Lake Tribune 3rd Place, Not forgotten in the flames, Dave Blackhurst, Bennett Communications Honorable Mention, Cost of Halloween, … More Utah Headliners announces 2017 contest winners
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