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 …

EIJ 2019: Covering Climate

Climate change continues to prove that it is a pressing issue of our time: and one that is growing. That’s why, for me, the Climate Matters session was arguably one of the most important sessions at this years EIJ. The session was led by Bernadette Woods Placky, the Chief Meteorologist and Climate Matters Director at …

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

EIJ Day 3: The Decline of International News Reporting in the U.S.

By Abby Yimer During the last day of EIJ, “The Decline of International News Reporting in the U.S.” began with Michael Gargiulo, an anchor at NBC 4 New York, speaking about his experience working as a reporter in Iraq and Kuwait. He spoke on the importance of making sure that we are focused on other …

We’re one of the top SPJ campus chapters in the nation!

We've got news! At the Excellence in Journalism conference in Baltimore, DePaul's SPJ chapter was named runner-up for national campus chapter of the year. Congratulations to this year's board and the 2017-18 officers for all their hard work in earning this honor. DePaul SPJ chapter also was recognized as the Region 5 Campus Chapter of …