SPJ Detroit workshop teaches on-camera skills A television workshop pushed journalists out of their comfort zone. The journalists, mostly print and online writers with a few TV journalists thrown in the mix, were able to practice being on camera. WXYZ-TV in Southfield hosted the workshop put on by the Society of Professional Journalists. #journalism #broadcast #spj #detroit
Inspired by a post on The Open Notebook about the spaces writers inhabit while they’re working, We couldn’t help but bug some Rio Grande Chapter members–and find out what their desks and offices look like, too. #journalism #spj #writers
Mark Luckie Teaches Twitter Reporting Tools to Sun-Times, SPJ DePaul
Luckie spoke Jan. 23 to Chicago Sun-Times staff and DePaul University journalism students and faculty as part of SPJ DePaul’s joint venture with the Sun-Times to develop social media training in the newsroom and classroom. #journalism #depaul #chicago #twitter #markluckie
Robert R. Lazar Middle School | LNN - Lazar News Network | LNN students arrive to school early to broadcast the homeroom news show, offering school news, character building messages, daily reminders, information about service learning projects, and "music with a kind and caring message" to finish. The show airs for eight minutes daily and then specific slides with pertinent information run throughout the day. The students assume complete ownership of the project under staff guidance.
The Ithaca College chapter of the Society of Professional Journalists (SPJ) received the National Outstanding Campus Chapter Award for 2011-2012 at the Excellence in Journalism 2012 conference in Fort Lauderdale, Fla. #journalism #ithaca
Last weekend, executive VP Gideon Grudo and I attended the SPJ Scripps Leadership Institute in Memphis, Tenn. It was three intense days of training, information, and barbecue. (There was also some gambling, and a visit to a former brothel.) #journalism #memphis
The Connecticut Health Investigative Team, in collaboration with the journalism departments of UConn and Quinnipiac University, will host a summer investigative reporting workshop for high school students. #journalism #spj #highschool