#Membership


SPJ Works | December 20th, 2017 | #, #, #, #, #, #, #, #, #, #, #, #
SPJ in 2017: The Year in Review

It’s been quite a year for journalism. In 2017, journalists have been arrested, threatened and bullied. They’ve been harassed by sources – and each other. But more than anything, 2017 has been a year when journalists have proven they will continue to do their jobs no matter the obstacles they face. Continue reading


SPJ Member Spotlight | August 20th, 2017 | #, #, #, #, #, #
SPJ Members of the Months: Hazel and Bob Becker

Bob and Hazel Becker

A class at George Washington University in 1965 brought together Robert and Hazel Becker, who you will undoubtedly see and probably learn from at Excellence in Journalism 2017 if you attend the national conference. Continue reading


SPJ Member Spotlight | June 26th, 2017 | #, #, #, #, #, #, #
Sarah Bauer Jackson: SPJ Member of the Month

Ever judged a journalism contest? If you have, thank you! Hundreds – probably thousands — of you deserve those thanks. The Sigma Delta Chi awards. Mark of Excellence awards. Continue reading


The Mid-Atlantic Muckraker | April 30th, 2017 | #, #, #, #, #, #, #, #, #, #, #, #, #, #, #, #, #, #, #, #, #, #, #, #, #, #, #, #
Spending policy, budget, governance: What SPJ’s board did

The biggest item on the SPJ national board agenda when it met in Indianapolis on April 22 and 23 was whether and how to overhaul the society’s structure of governance. Continue reading


SPJ Member Spotlight | March 24th, 2017 | #, #, #, #, #, #, #, #, #
SPJ Member of the Month: Claire Regan

Claire Regan

SPJ’s Member of the Month for March is New York Deadline Club mainstay Claire Regan, who in addition to numerous other things arranges awards dinners and now the Region 1 spring conference. Continue reading


SPJ Member Spotlight | January 17th, 2017 | #, #, #, #, #
SPJ Member of the Month: Emil Dansker

Older members are the backbone of SPJ, but they don’t often get the recognition year in and year out. We’re going to remedy that – for one person – this month by declaring Emil Dansker our SPJ Member of the Month. Continue reading


SPJ Member Spotlight | December 11th, 2016 | #, #, #, #, #
SPJ Member of the Month: Gideon Grudo

Gideon Grudo

A hard-working SPJ member in Florida who relocated to Washington, D.C., and now serves as SPJ’s Freedom of Information Committee chairman, Gideon Grudo, is SPJ’s Member of the Month for December. Continue reading


SPJ Member Spotlight | October 1st, 2016 | #, #, #, #, #, #, #, #, #
John Ensslin: SPJ helped me get my new job

This month, as SPJ gathered in New Orleans for our annual Excellence in Journalism conference, I had a chance to have lunch with John Ensslin. He is a former president of SPJ and a long-time journalist. Continue reading


SPJ Member Spotlight | September 26th, 2016 | #, #, #, #, #, #, #, #
How to get involved in SPJ: Transitioning from student to pro

Editor’s note: We’ve asked members of SPJ to write blog posts for us about how exactly to get involved in SPJ. Sometimes, people don’t know where to start. Continue reading


SPJ Member Spotlight | September 14th, 2016 | #, #, #, #, #, #
Jennifer Brannock Cox is SPJ member of the month

Jennifer Brannock Cox

A professional chapter president who also is a student chapter adviser, Jennifer Brannock Cox, is SPJ’s Member of the Month for September. Congratulations Jennifer! Continue reading


SPJ Member Spotlight | August 21st, 2016 | #, #, #, #, #
SPJ Member of the Month: Pat Trosky

Keystone Pro Chapter President Pat Trosky is SPJ’s Member of the Month for August, brought to our attention because of her work on behalf of SPJ at the Democratic National Convention in Philadelphia. Continue reading