SPJ Convention: Author Mark Briggs Is Optimistic About Journalism’s Future

Author Mark Briggs spoke about the direction of the future of journalism at the 2010 SPJ Convention. Despite recent negative connotations with the profession, Briggs said he is optimistic about where it’s headed. “There is job growth in journalism,” said Briggs, who runs an online media consulting firm in Seattle and is author of the […]

Michael Koretzky’s Creative Tips for Journalism Jobs

The number of traditional newsroom jobs may be dwindling, but that doesn’t mean that there aren’t dozens of new career paths in journalism sprouting up each year. At the Society of Professional Journalists National Convention in October, Michael Koretzky spoke to journalism students and professionals about interesting outlets in which to pursue jobs. Koretzky is […]

SPJ National Convention: News Gear

Note: This is part of a series of updates from various seminars at the SPJ National Convention, which the SPJ DePaul executive board attended in early October. Western Kentucky professor Kerry Northrup focused on some of the latest technologies and how journalists are using them at his “New Gear” presentation at the SPJ National Convention. […]

SPJ National Convention: What We Learned

Over the next few weeks, we’ll post short stories and summaries from seminars at the SPJ National Convention Oct. 3-5 in Las Vegas. Some members of our executive board attended the conference and brought back new ideas for our chapter. In the meantime, here are some summaries and links from some of the seminars: Journalist’s […]