EIJ 2019 Day 2: Communications for Social Change

On the second day of EIJ 2019 conference in San Antonio, “ Communications for Social Change” session took a different turn as it dove into journalists turned philanthropists. Panelists included Theola DeBose from JSkills, Kayce Ataiyero from the Joyce Foundation and Kristen Mack from the MacArthur Foundation. Both organizations, located in Chicago, have become dedicated […]

Internship Opportunities

Winter is a busy time for internship applications and resume submissions. As deadlines approach, here is a list of news organizations seeking interns within the next few months: WGN News: Spring/Summer http://www.tribunemedia.com/careers/ NBC5 & Telemundo: https://www.nbcchicago.com/on-air/about-us/Internship_Opportunities_at_NBC_5_and_Telemundo_Chicago.html Modern Luxury: editorial intern https://www.modernluxury.com/careers WTTW: programming and production interns https://interactive.wttw.com/about/employment Chicago Sun-Times: Summer newsroom https://chicago.suntimes.com/newsroom-internships/ Chicago Tribune https://www.chicagotribune.com/about/chi-chicago-tribune-internships-20140811-story.html […]

Want to attend this Year’s EIJ national conference in Baltimore? Here’s How:

SPJ Region 5 is giving away two $500 scholarships to interested students! All you have to do is write a letter on why this money will be beneficial to you for this conference and you could be reimbursed for the cost. Deadline is approaching on JULY 31ST so make sure to get those letters in […]

Meet our new board!

Congratulations to our 2018-19 board members! We can’t wait to see all of you next year. We’d love to hear your ideas and feedback for how to keep building SPJ. Left to right in the photo: Abby Yimer, secretary/treasurer Erica Carbajal, social media coordinator Ally Pruitt, 2017-18 president (she’s graduating!) Jesus J. Montero, membership/Online News […]