SPJ/ONA DePaul is a student organization with membership in the Society of Professional Journalists, the nation’s largest journalism organization, and the Online News Association. SPJ/ONA DePaul is part of the university’s College of Communication.
Our organization supports the First Amendment, the free flow of information and open government records. We provide students opportunities to meet and work with professional journalists, and education on current issues and industry trends.
SPJ DePaul was named the 2011 and 2013 SPJ National Campus Chapter of the Year, and the 2011, 2013, 2017 and 2018 Region 5 Campus Chapter of the Year.
SPJ/ONA DePaul 2018-19 Student Executive Board
Faculty Adviser: Amy Merrick | @amyjmerrick
President: Carina Smith |@_carinasmith_
Vice President/Events: Lacey Latch | @laceylatch
Secretary/Treasurer: Abigail Yimer |@abbyyimer
Social Media/PR Coordinator: Erica Carbajal | @EricaC_C
Membership Coordinator: Jesus J. Montero | @MrJesusJMontero
Contact us at @spjonadepaul
SPJ Region 5 Twitter: @SPJRegion5
SPJ/ONA DePaul Alumni Advisory Committee
Meghan Bower, Chicago Bears
Monica Carter, Freelance
Lauren Camplin, ESPN, Bristol, Connecticut
Brianna Kelly, Crain’s Chicago Business
Jakub Rudnik, G2 Crowd, Chicago