Monthly Archive: January 2012

The Campus Copy | January 8th, 2012 | #
SPJ’s 2012 Student Opportunities

The Society of Professional Journalists offers multiple career development opportunities each year for its valued student members. Here are a few of those opportunities with approaching deadlines.



SPJ annually awards two Pulliam/Kilgore Freedom of Information Internships. One intern works in the offices of the Society’s First Amendment legal counsel in Washington, D.C. The other intern works at the Society’s National Headquarters in Indianapolis.

The interns research and write about freedom of information issues while assisting the Society’s Freedom of Information Committee and First Amendment legal counsel in preparing SPJ’s annual Freedom of Information Report. Continue reading

The Campus Copy | January 8th, 2012 | #
Mark of Excellence Awards Deadline Approaching

As you spent the first week of 2012 writing your New Year’s resolutions, what did you include on your list?  Hit the gym? Eat healthy? Quit procrastinating? Well, surely you’ve remembered to add this: Become an award-winning journalist. If not, you’ve got just a few more weeks to add it to your list!

Each year the Society of Professional Journalists presents the Mark of Excellence Awards, which honors the best in student journalism. The awards offer categories for print, radio, television and online collegiate journalism.  Continue reading