Happy Graduation SPJ DePaul Members

Several SPJ DePaul members graduated Sunday at DePaul University’s College of Communication commencement at McCormick Place. Among the graduates were members of SPJ DePaul’s executive board (see above). Congratulations to all of our graduates and be sure to stay involved in SPJ, the College and SPJ DePaul!

Trumbull Receives SPJ DePaul Leadership Award

Outgoing SPJ DePaul President Ali Trumbull took home the SPJ DePaul leadership award Saturday at the DePaul College of Communication graduation brunch at the Union League Club. The award is given annually to the student executive board member who exhibits strong leadership and journalism skills. Trumbull, who received a master’s degree in journalism, has been […]

SPJ Depaul Wins Three Student Leadership Awards

SPJ DePaul won three awards May 30 at the DePaul Student Leadership Institute’s Socially Responsible Leaders recognition dinner. The student chapter of the Society of Professional Journalists won awards for two events and received honorable mention honors for campus organization of the year, an award it won two years ago. SPJ DePaul won in the […]

SPJ DePaul Freelance Journalism Panel Discussion

SPJ DePaul hosted a panel discussion with Chicago-based freelance journalists on May 20. Journalists Amy Merrick, Rick Brown, Rhonda Alexander, Karen Kring and Heather Cherone talked to the 25 DePaul students who attended the event about their personal experiences freelancing. The panel answered questions about how they decided to work as freelance journalists, cultivating contacts […]

DePaul Wins First SPJ National Mark of Excellence Award

The Red Line Project’s Election 2012 coverage won the SPJ National Mark of Excellence award for best online news reporting on May 1. It was DePaul University’s first national SPJ MOE award. Twenty-five graduate and undergraduate students worked on the project, which included coverage of President Obama’s acceptance speech, key congressional races, voting trends, maps, […]