Q&A with music journalist Jim DeRogatis, Thursday, Oct. 15

On Thursday, Oct. 15, 4-5:30 p.m. Central, please join SPJ President Joanna Talabani for a Q&A with legendary Chicago music journalist Jim DeRogatis. Born in Jersey City, New Jersey, the year the Beatles arrived in America, Jim DeRogatis began voicing his opinions about rock ’n’ roll shortly thereafter. Together with Greg Kot, Jim co-hosts “Sound Opinions,” the weekly pop-music talk show […]

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 […]

Diversity in War Reporting Panel Recap

An audience of more than 30 students and journalism professionals joined SPJ/ONA DePaul and an expert panel for a discussion on war reporting last Wednesday evening. Panelists fielded questions from SPJ/ONA DePaul’s executive board as well as questions from the audience. Chris Bury, DePaul’s senior journalist in residence and award-winning broadcast journalist, moderated the event. Panelists […]

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 […]

Freedom of Information Workshop Recap

DePaul students and members of the Chicago community joined us and the Better Government Association (BGA) last Wednesday to learn about the Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) and how to use it for reporting. Attorney Matt Topic explained what the FOIA covers, what it doesn’t, and how to file a request with government agencies. He […]