SPJ/ONA DePaul Featured in Conversations Magazine

SPJ/ONA DePaul is featured on the cover of the most recent edition of Conversations, the magazine of the DePaul University College of Communication. The story focuses on the student organization winning the SPJ National Campus Chapter of the Year award for the second time in three years, as well as the group’s efforts to launch […]

SPJ/ONA’s Stone Writes About Journalists and Coding for PBS MediaShift

DePaul junior Melanie Stone, an SPJ/ONA executive board member, wrote about why she’s learning journalism and coding in a recent blog post for PBS MediaShift. Stone, SPJ/ONA’s events coordinator, writes: “I want to write, first and foremost. But I also want to be able to contribute in a newsroom someday, combining web programming skills with […]

ONA Chicago Holiday Meet-Up at the Sun-Times

DePaul University journalism alumni and SPJ/ONA DePaul members celebrated the holidays and the organizations expansion as an Online News Association group on Dec. 11 at the ONA Chicago holiday meet-up at the Chicago Sun-Times.Attendees networked, dined on Lou Malnati’s pizza and heard great presentations from ONA Chicago’s Sherry Salko and Rivet Radio’s Charlie Meyerson.SPJ/ONA DePaul […]

SPJ/ONA Outreach: Online Journalism Workshop at Payton Prep

SPJ/ONA DePaul visited Walter Payton College Preparatory High School on Dec. 5 to host a social media workshop. About 30 students attended the presentation during their 50-minute “enrichment period” at the end of the school day. Members of the SPJ/ONA’s executive board showed participants different ways they can promote their skills in an academic or […]

SPJ DePaul Reorganizes as SPJ/ONA DePaul, Announces Alumni Advisory Committee

SPJ DePaul has reorganized as SPJ/ONA DePaul to better serve its student journalism members at DePaul University, the organization has announced. The group combines its Society of Professional Journalists membership with the Online News Association by offering members the option to join ONA for an extra $25 annual fee. SPJ/ONA DePaul is among the first […]