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 […]

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 […]

SPJ/ONA DePaul Wins Outstanding Campus Chapter Award

SPJ/ONA DePaul received the Region 5 Outstanding Campus Chapter Award at the 2014 Excellence in Journalism (EIJ) Conference in Nashville, Tennessee. This is their third win in four years. The organization was honored for its inventive programming during the 2013-2014 academic year, including a Women in Sports Journalism panel and web coding workshop with Andy […]

SPJ/ONA DePaul Accepts Leadership Award

SPJ/ONA DePaul, the campus organization for the Society of Professional Journalists and the Online News Association, received the Outstanding Organizational Development award Thursday night at the DePaul Socially Responsible Leadership Awards at the Lincoln Park Student Center. SPJ/ONA DePaul was honored for its innovative programming, which includes social media training, ethics, free speech, coding and […]