SPJ DePaul Freedom of Information Video

As part of its Freedom of Information program, SPJ DePaul produced a video about FOIA tips from the 2012 Excellence in Journalism conference in Ft. Lauderdale. The students interviewed veteran journalists and professors about overcoming challenges in filing FOIAs. For more SPJ DePaul videos, visit our YouTube channel. For more FOIA tools, visit The Journalist’s […]

SPJ DePaul Announces New Executive Board Officers

 SPJ DePaul announced its new executive board members on April 20. The new board takes control immediately and will oversee events, programs and day-to-day operations of the chapter. The board members: President: Ali Trumbull Vice President: Ryann Rumbaugh Secretary: Brianna Kelly Events/Programming Coordinator: Monica Kucera Membership/PR Coordinator: Monica Carter

SPJ DePaul Freedom of Information Forum Panel Offers Investigative Tips

SPJ DePaul’s Freedom of Information Panel discussion on Thursday offered tips on using FOIA requests and insight to how investigative journalists work. The two-hour panel, moderated by DePaul adjunct journalism instructor and former TV news reporter Anne Kavanaugh, featured panelists Tim Novak and Chris Fusco of the Chicago Sun-Times and Mick Dumke of the Chicago […]

Twitter Time: Brother Rice Students Learn Social Media from DePaul Chapter

SPJ DePaul traveled to Brother Rice High School on Dec. 13 to teach a journalism class how to utilize social media for news-gathering and reporting. Three students in the class already used Twitter, but the chapter helepd register the rest of 20-plus students on the social media site. Chapter members Tabitha Hurley, Ali Trumbull, Lauren […]