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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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Register for the SPJ Region 4 and 5 Conference

By Max White / March 22, 2022 / Comments Off on Register for the SPJ Region 4 and 5 Conference

Wonder where the future of journalism is headed? Is there equity in the newsroom? How will journalists survive and thrive in the future? These are only a few of the topics we’ll cover during the virtual Society of Professional Journalists Region 4 and 5 Conference on Sat., Apr. 9, 2022. The conference will begin with opening […]

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EVENT: The PIO and the Right to Know

By Max White / March 15, 2022 / Comments Off on EVENT: The PIO and the Right to Know

The PIO and the Right to Know is back and in person! Plan for a full day of best practices and lessons learned from crisis communications experts on Wednesday, April 27 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Wayne State University’s Student Center. This year we are featuring keynote speaker Michael Osterholm, PhD, MPH, epidemiologist, Covid-19 expert […]

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Applications open for The McGraw Fellowship for Business Journalism

By Max White / March 8, 2022 / Comments Off on Applications open for The McGraw Fellowship for Business Journalism

Got a great idea for a high-impact story that ‘Follows the Money’, but few resources to get it done? If so, check out The McGraw Fellowship for Business Journalism, an initiative of the Craig Newmark Graduate School of Journalism at CUNY. The McGraw Fellowship provides up to $15,000 and editorial support for experienced journalists to produce deeply-reported investigative […]

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