Excellence in Journalism 2018: Scholarships Available!

Want to attend #EIJ18, SPJ’s national conference Sept. 27-29 in Baltimore? SPJ wants to help cover your costs! Check out the opportunities and application deadlines. STUDENTS EIJ News Internships: Ten student interns will gain experience and make connections while covering the EIJ18 conference, by using multimedia approaches in a student newsroom. If selected, you’ll get one […]

#EIJ15: 15 Jaw-droppingly Cool Online Tools

By Mariah Woelfel, SPJ DePaul treasurer/secretary A photographer, a videographer, an investigative reporter and a design assistant walk into a bar. She sits down and orders a drink. That, my friend, is a bad joke, but a presentation at the annual SPJ Excellence in Journalism conference this past weekend had me feeling like all of […]

Diversity in War Reporting Panel Recap

An audience of more than 30 students and journalism professionals joined SPJ/ONA DePaul and an expert panel for a discussion on war reporting last Wednesday evening. Panelists fielded questions from SPJ/ONA DePaul’s executive board as well as questions from the audience. Chris Bury, DePaul’s senior journalist in residence and award-winning broadcast journalist, moderated the event. Panelists […]

Freedom of Information Request Workshop

You’ve probably heard of the Freedom of Information Act (FOIA), but do you know how to file a request? “The FOIA has compelled federal agencies to yield millions of documents relating to government operations and performance,” according to SPJ’s website. “Every week, a news organization, scholar or public-interest group somewhere reports information of significance to public health […]

LinkedIn Workshop & Free Headshots Tuesday, Nov. 11

So you have a LinkedIn account, but do you know how to use it? Join SPJ/ONA DePaul to go beyond the basics. Communication Career Specialist Michael Elias will show attendees how to take advantage of LinkedIn’s networking opportunities to snag a job. 2013-2014 SPJ/ONA President Brianna Kelly will also be on site taking free headshots. You’ll leave […]

SPJ/ONA DePaul Accepts Leadership Award

SPJ/ONA DePaul, the campus organization for the Society of Professional Journalists and the Online News Association, received the Outstanding Organizational Development award Thursday night at the DePaul Socially Responsible Leadership Awards at the Lincoln Park Student Center. SPJ/ONA DePaul was honored for its innovative programming, which includes social media training, ethics, free speech, coding and […]