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 [...]

EIJ Day 3: Investigative Journalism and Podcasts

We’re sharing highlights from the Excellence in Journalism national conference. Follow @spjonadepaul on Twitter for more journalism news and tips! By Lacey Latch On the final day of EIJ 2018, investigative journalists convened to discussed the fairly recent transition of in-depth reporting in “Through Earbuds: Investigative Journalism and Podcasts.” Led by Nicole Vap, the director of Investigative [...]

EIJ Day 2: So You Want to Be a Foreign Correspondent?

We’re sharing highlights from the Excellence in Journalism national conference. Follow @spjonadepaul on Twitter for more journalism news and tips! By Carina Smith “So You Want to be a Foreign Correspondent” took place on the second day of the EIJ conference and featured a panel of four journalists who had a variety of experience across the world [...]

EIJ Day 2: Bad News Writing

We're sharing highlights from the Excellence in Journalism national conference. Follow @spjonadepaul on Twitter for more journalism news and tips! By Erica Carbajal On day two in Baltimore for EIJ 2018, the "Bad News Writing: The no good, the bad and the ugly" session led by radio journalist Christopher Cruise served as a good reminder [...]

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 [...]