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 …

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 …

SPJ DePaul Chapter Meeting: Gapers Block 101

SPJ DePaul’s final fall quarter 2013 chapter meeting featured Gapers Block co-founder Andrew Huff, who talked about the 10-year-old site’s history and future. Huff met for nearly an hour with more than 20 chapter members and prospective members. DePaul students live-tweeted the event at the #spjdepaul hashtag. SPJ DePaul programming will resume in January 2014 …