Statement on “Tough Times for Local Journalism” Panel

Due to concerns voiced from within and outside our organization, SPJ/ONA DePaul has decided to pull our sponsorship from the “Tough Times for Local Journalism” panel. SPJ DePaul had no part in selecting the panelists. Our organization agreed to co-sponsor this event alongside the Center for Journalism Integrity & Excellence before we were informed of …

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 …

SPJ/ONA DePaul’s Feature Writing Workshop at De La Salle Institute

This December, SPJ/ONA DePaul’s executive board members had the opportunity to lead a feature-writing workshop with the high school yearbook class at De La Salle Institute on Chicago’s South Side. We had a blast working with the students on feature writing fundamentals and storytelling techniques. They dove right into our hands-on writing exercises and seemed …

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 …

Apply for an SPJ/ONA DePaul E-Board Position

SPJ/ONA DePaul is seeking students to fill four executive board positions for the 2014-15 school year. Students must be available from May 15, 2014 to the end of the winter quarter, 2015 (roughly March 31). Candidates will be interviewed on May 8 and 9.  You must sign up for an interview time on Reilley’s office …