Michael Koretzky’s Creative Tips for Journalism Jobs

The number of traditional newsroom jobs may be dwindling, but that doesn’t mean that there aren’t dozens of new career paths in journalism sprouting up each year. At the Society of Professional Journalists National Convention in October, Michael Koretzky spoke to journalism students and professionals about interesting outlets in which to pursue jobs. Koretzky is [...]

SPJ National Convention: News Gear

Note: This is part of a series of updates from various seminars at the SPJ National Convention, which the SPJ DePaul executive board attended in early October. Western Kentucky professor Kerry Northrup focused on some of the latest technologies and how journalists are using them at his "New Gear" presentation at the SPJ National Convention. [...]

SPJ National Convention: What We Learned

Over the next few weeks, we'll post short stories and summaries from seminars at the SPJ National Convention Oct. 3-5 in Las Vegas. Some members of our executive board attended the conference and brought back new ideas for our chapter. In the meantime, here are some summaries and links from some of the seminars: Journalist's [...]

Prospective SPJ DePaul Members

Anyone interested in joining SPJ DePaul should contact Mike Reilley at this e-mail address: mreille1 [at] depaul.edu. You can also pick up membership forms in an envelope on Reilley's office door, room 1106 at 14 E. Jackson Blvd. We also will have informational meetings this fall about joining SPJ DePaul and members of our student [...]

Upcoming Chicago Headline Club Events

Here are some fun summer events with the Chicago Headline Club, the professional SPJ chapter in our area. SPJ DePaul members should feel free to attend, participate and volunteer in any of these events. They are some great networking opportunities: Fundraiser to benefit unemployed, underemployed journalists July 1: Starting at 8 p.m., journalist-musicians will entertain [...]

News Update

Last weekend SPJ DePaul was recognized as an official chapter by the national board of the Society of Professional Journalists.  This is great news for us, as we are now able to receive funding for our events, which will help us defray our expenses. More importantly, members have access to SPJ's job bank, discounts on [...]