Meet the 2018 SPJ Georgia Pro board of directors

Executive Officers President Haisten Willis is a freelance writer for magazines, newspapers and online publications. He also brings extensive editing experience to the table, working with writers and guest columnists across a variety of platforms and projects. Since 2008, his byline has appeared in the Atlanta Journal-Constitution and Marietta Daily Journal, several sites in the SB…

International News: Fake journalists and journalism culture – ongoing debate in Pakistan

Editor’s Note: SizingUpTheSouth.com is providing our readers contributions from international journalists from all over the globe. While many of international journalists’ issues are different than what the U.S. journalism community may be facing, you might also see some circumstances that are alarmingly similar. Read how our international counterparts in journalism work and struggle for press…

Are photos part of your freelance package? Hear how one photographer made visual storytelling his passion

By Monique Ty Cowan, SPJ Auburn University Vice President Freelance photographer Kevin D. Liles will teach journalists the best way to work with an assigned photographer and how to take exceptional pictures with their smartphones at the SPJ Georgia event, “Best Case/Worst Case: Photography Tips & Tricks for Writers,” on Jan. 18, 2018. With a resume that…

Student journalists say they are not producing Fisher-Price journalism

By Ariel Cochran, SPJ Region 3 intern and SPJ Auburn student chapter president The fight to retain First Amendment Rights is a constant battle for student journalists within college campuses across the United States. Chip Brownlee, a junior journalism and political science major and editor-in-chief of The Auburn Plainsman says, “There’s little things every day” that might fragment…