Freedom of the Prez September 9th, 2020

Ruminations & TYs

By Patricia Gallagher Newberry

The board met seven times in 2019-20, including last Saturday. Six of the seven venues were Zoom.

As I get ready to pass the baton to President-Elect Matt Hall, a few ruminations and a lot of thank-yous. Continue reading


Red River Report September 9th, 2020

Vote electronically for SPJ board and regional coordinators during EIJ 2020

By Kathryn Jones

By Kathryn Jones

The race for the White House isn’t the only election drawing national attention. The Society of Professional Journalists this month elects a new slate of board members and regional coordinators to lead the torch-bearer of journalistic excellence and freedom into the next year. Continue reading


Freedom of the Prez August 26th, 2020

Nearing the finish line for SPJ2020

By Patricia Gallagher Newberry

So excited to welcome Errin Haines of The 19th to SPJ2020. Fun fact: She’s been one of Judy Woodruff’s regular guests for PBS’s coverage of the political conventions. Continue reading


Freedom of the Prez July 22nd, 2020

And now: SPJ2020

By Patricia Gallagher Newberry

It’s all SPJ2020, all the time, for your SPJ board and HQ staff!

Nikole Hannah-Jones won a Pulitzer for her “1619 Project” for The New York Times earlier this year. Continue reading



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