SPJ needs to be more inclusive to its newcomers. Here’s why.

By Marc Filippino, SPJ DePaul president Would the Society of Professional Journalists by any other name be just as sweet? We might never know. But there was a clear takeaway from my first SPJ national conference: the organization needs to be more inclusive of its newer members The cracks in the system really widened during […]

Welcome Back, DePaul! Here’s what we’re looking forward to in the 2015-2016 school year

The DePaul chapter of the Society of ProfessionalJournalists To the current and future members of DePaul SPJ/ONA: In August, DePaul SPJ social media coordinator Rachel Hinton and I had the honor of attending the Region 5 Ted Scripps Leadership Institute. There, we learned the fundamentals of what makes a good leader and how we can […]

SPJ/ONA DePaul Announces 2015-16 Executive Board

May 20, 2015 – The DePaul University chapter of the Society for Professional Journalists today announced seven officers appointed to the executive board for the 2015-16 school year. President: Marc Filippino is a master’s student in journalism and an intern at Rivet Radio. He holds a bachelor’s degree in journalism from Boston University and also […]

Diversity in War Reporting Panel: Wednesday, March 4

Join SPJ/ONA DePaul and our panel of experts for a conversation on war reporting and conflict-zone news coverage. Panelists will discuss issues including: The controversy surrounding NBC “Nightly News” anchor Brian Williams How to navigate language and cultural barriers during foreign correspondence Safety measures while reporting in conflict zones Panelists: Alex Quade, award-winning war reporter and documentary filmmaker […]