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

GRAMA Watch 2019–Praising legislative bills for transparency and calling out secrecy bills

The Utah Media Coalition operates GRAMA Watch to identify certain legislative bills as “Bright Lights,” meaning they have a positive effect on open government, or “Lights Out,” meaning the bill would reduce government transparency. The Utah Media Coalition represents Utah news organizations and the Utah Headliners Chapter of the Society of Professional Journalists, and it … More GRAMA Watch 2019–Praising legislative bills for transparency and calling out secrecy bills

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 winners of 2021 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. Their work represents some of the finest reporting in the state, and we commend them. ** Click here to download a spreadsheet of results … More Utah Headliners announce winners of 2021 Utah SPJ journalism contest

Introducing the 2021 Special Honors Winners

Every year, The Utah Headliners Chapter of the Society of Professional Journalists recognizes a select number of journalists for our Honors awards. These individuals stand out in our profession for contributions in a variety of areas from investigative reporting to public service and mentorship. Please join us at our awards banquet on Thursday, Aug. 5, … More Introducing the 2021 Special Honors Winners

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

Get your tickets to the annual awards banquet

Join our annual banquet to celebrate the best reporting in Utah journalism from 2020. We’re holding our annual banquet on August 5, from 6:00-8:30 this year at the Gallivan Hall and hope you’ll join us in celebrating some incredible reporting from a very historic year. Limited tickets and table reservations available. Take advantage of early … More Get your tickets to the annual awards banquet

Help with HIPAA

Have you had the HIPAA card played against you while filing records requests or seeking healthcare related info? Are you wondering if you’re just out of luck or is an agency using HIPAA as an excuse to block access to interviews, photos or records? We have the panel for you with an expert on this … More Help with HIPAA

The 2021 SPJ Headliners contest

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.  The entry period for most categories ended April 30, but we are … More The 2021 SPJ Headliners contest