ONA Chicago Holiday Meet-Up at the Sun-Times

DePaul University journalism alumni and SPJ/ONA DePaul members celebrated the holidays and the organizations expansion as an Online News Association group on Dec. 11 at the ONA Chicago holiday meet-up at the Chicago Sun-Times.Attendees networked, dined on Lou Malnati’s pizza and heard great presentations from ONA Chicago’s Sherry Salko and Rivet Radio’s Charlie Meyerson.SPJ/ONA DePaul […]

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 […]

Mark Luckie Teaches Twitter Reporting Tools to Sun-Times, SPJ DePaul

Video streaming by Ustream Journalists can’t use Twitter as a promotional “one-way street” but rather to engage with followers and develop sourcing as part of well-rounded reporting and editing, said Mark Luckie, manager of news and journalism for Twitter. Luckie spoke Jan. 23 to Chicago Sun-Times staff and DePaul University journalism students and faculty as […]