SPJ Georgia’s freelance programs in Atlanta spotlight early fall event schedule

ATLANTA, GEORGIA — Mark your calendars freelancers for SPJ Georgia’s fall schedule for programs and gatherings exclusively to meet your needs. All freelance journalists are invited to attend from Georgia and surrounding states. Digital Hyperlocal Journalism Panel Thursday, August 17 at 7 p.m. at Manuel’s Tavern, 602 North Highland Avenue Northeast, Atlanta, GA 30307 Join us…

Journos are not lone wolves; they work in large packs

Opinion By Zach Garner, SPJ student member and freelance journalist Act independently Independently. Not alone. One common mistake people make is confusing journalists as lone wolves — picking and choosing what subjects they cover and how they cover them. Not so much. If that were true, I would be publishing roughly 100 percent more Game of…

Follow my lede: A real-life Clark Kent, Goldfish crackers, hidden alcohol and a sense of service

SizingUptheSouth.com is catching up with Meredith Cummings on her journey through hundreds of newsroom this summer throughout America. TEXAS — Lewisville, Texas is a suburb of Dallas/Fort Worth. It has a dog park, skate park, drive-in theater and rodeo arena. Although Lewisville is filled with characters, none beat the editor of one newspaper, Steve Southwell,…