SPJ names recipients of its annual Sunshine Awards

The following excerpt was sent out from spj.org: The Society of Professional Journalists has named five journalists and reporting teams as winners of its annual Sunshine Award. This year’s winners are: — Brett Murphy of ProPublica for his investigation into 911 call analysis — Lexi Churchill, Vianna Davila, Megan Rose and Ren Larson of ProPublica […]

WaPo, ProPublica and Chicago Tribune among others honored with SPJ Ethics in Journalism Awards

The following excerpt was sent out from spj.org: The Society of Professional Journalists is bestowing its Ethics in Journalism Award to Tony Plohetskiof the Austin American-Statesman; Jodi S. Cohen and Jennifer Smith Richards of ProPublica and the Chicago Tribune; and William Wan of The Washington Post. This award honors journalists or news organizations that perform in an outstanding ethical […]

Bloomberg, NBC, KC Star honored with SPJ’s New America Awards

The following was sent out from spj.org: The Society of Professional Journalists is honored to announce the 2023 recipients of its New America Awards. This award honors public service journalism that explores and exposes issues of importance to immigrant or ethnic communities in the United States. This year’s New America division winners are: • Audio […]

Balderas named to Society of Professional Journalists board

Israel Balderas, an assistant professor of journalism at Elon University, has been appointed to the Society of Professional Journalists board. Previously, he taught at Palm Beach Atlantic University. An experiential learning project with students, which involved filming a documentary on Syrian refugees, won numerous awards, including an Emmy Award from the National Academy of Television […]

Muck Rack partners with SPJ and ICFJ

Muck Rack has entered a collaboration with Society of Professional Journalists, an organization dedicated to encouraging the free practice of journalism and high standards of ethical behavior, and the International Center for Journalists, a non-profit organization with a global network of more than 100,000 journalists. Under the partnerships, the organizations plan to create programming, resources […]

NY Times honored with 3 Deadline Club Awards

The New York Times was honored with three Deadline Club awards from the New York chapter of the Society of Professional Journalists for work from the Newsroom and Opinion. Brian Rosenthal won the Local News Reporting category, honoring coverage of the New York City area. The judges wrote: “Brian Rosenthal connects the dots thanks to […]