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CALL FOR ENTRIES: Excellence in Journalism Awards

By Max White / January 12, 2023 / Comments Off on CALL FOR ENTRIES: Excellence in Journalism Awards

The Detroit chapter of the Society of Professional Journalists is calling for entries for the Excellence in Media awards. We are also accepting nominations for Journalist of the Year and Young Journalist of the Year, as well as applications for a Laurain Scholarship. SPJ Detroit is presenting awards for outstanding journalism in Michigan publications, broadcast, digital […]

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Entry Fee Changes – 2023 Excellence in Journalism

By Max White / January 10, 2023 / Comments Off on Entry Fee Changes – 2023 Excellence in Journalism

To 2023 SPJ contest submitters, The Detroit Chapter of the Society of Professional Journalists is adjusting the entry fees for entries in this year’s Excellence in Journalism awards. We wanted to give everyone who submitted entries in 2022 a heads-up. The contest now has the following fee levels: We will pre-adjust the default fee for “known” […]

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WATCH: Panel discussion on 2022 election

By Max White / October 19, 2022 / Comments Off on WATCH: Panel discussion on 2022 election

On Tuesday, Oct. 18, SPJ Detroit hosted a panel discussion on the 2022 election with Craig Mauger from The Detroit News, Emily Lawyer from The Detroit Free Press and Rick Pluta from Michigan Public Radio. You can watch it below

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COVID at SPJ Awards Banquet

By Max White / May 10, 2022 / Comments Off on COVID at SPJ Awards Banquet

We want to thank everyone who attended the SPJ Detroit banquet last Thursday, May 5, at the San Marino Club.  It was a fabulous night, but we wanted to let you know that some people in attendance have tested positive for COVID. Depending on your company’s protocols you may want to take a test. As you may […]

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Photos: 2022 Excellence in Journalism Awards

By Max White / May 9, 2022 / Comments Off on Photos: 2022 Excellence in Journalism Awards

Photos courtesy Kevin Bean

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FULL LIST: Excellence in Journalism Award winners

By Max White / May 6, 2022 / Comments Off on FULL LIST: Excellence in Journalism Award winners

The Detroit Chapter of the Society of Journalists is proud to announce this year’s winners. It was so nice to see everyone in person again.We want to congratulate all who were selected for an award. We also want to thank everyone who submitted entries. We received over 600 entries from all over Michigan this year. […]

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Excellence in Journalism: Lifetime Achievement, Journalist/Young Journalist of the year finalists

By Max White / April 19, 2022 / Comments Off on Excellence in Journalism: Lifetime Achievement, Journalist/Young Journalist of the year finalists

The Detroit chapter of Society of Professional Journalists (SPJ Detroit) today announces this year’s Lifetime Achievement honorees, as well as finalists for Journalist of the Year, and Young Journalist of the Year. Honors will be awarded at the chapter’s Excellence in Journalism awards banquet on Thursday, May 5, at the San Marino Club – 1685 […]

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Excellence in Journalism Award winners announced

By Max White / April 8, 2022 / Comments Off on Excellence in Journalism Award winners announced

The Detroit chapter of the Society of Professional Journalists (SPJ Detroit) today announces finalists for its 2021 Excellence in Journalism awards. Early next week, we will release the names of this year’s Lifetime Achievement honorees, as well as finalists for Journalist of the Year, Young Journalist of the Year, and our scholarships. We very much […]

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Tickets on sale now for SPJ Detroit Excellence in Journalism Awards

By Max White / April 7, 2022 / Comments Off on Tickets on sale now for SPJ Detroit Excellence in Journalism Awards

Tickets are now on sale for the 2022 SPJ Detroit Excellence in Journalism Awards. It’s happening Thursday, May 5 at the San Marino Club in Troy, located at 1685 E. Big Beaver Rd. in Troy. Tickets SPJ Member Ticket $55.00 USDNon-member ticket $65.00 USDSPJ Member and guest $115.00 USDTable of 10 $575.00 USDStudent SPJ member […]

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WATCH: Discussion on Report for America

By Max White / March 31, 2022 / Comments Off on WATCH: Discussion on Report for America

In case you missed our discussion and information with Report for America, you can watch it below. See how RFA works in communities to strengthen them by helping sustain local journalism and learn how RFA helps newsrooms by subsidizing emerging journalists to report on undercovered issues and communities.

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