Meet accomplished photojournalist and talk shop about photography at SPJ R3 conference

Photojournalist Kevin D. Liles will be presenting “Visual Storytelling: Take Photos With Impact To Accompany Your Written Work,” at the Society of Professional Journalists Region 3 Spring Conference, “Freelance Blitz,” on March 24, in Charleston, South Carolina. Learn how to shoot great photographs that impact readers as much as your words do in this 50-minute…

Want a clutter-free life as a freelance journalist? Get some great tips from a professional organizer at the SPJ Region 3 conference

Register HERE for the full conference Conference Session: “Create Your Most Efficient Work Space”  Ginger Willis, Professional Organizer Ginger Willis So you have made the decision to become a freelance journalist or you have been working as a freelance journalist for some time, but you are frustrated with your work space. Do you need for…

SPJ Region 3 conference to introduce Cox Institute training and support services for freelancers on March 24

Register HERE There is a new initiative in town for journalists and contractors, and it happens to be in SPJ Region 3. It is the Independent Journalism Resource Coalition (IJRC) from University of Georgia’s Cox Institute for Journalism Innovation, Management and Leadership. So what does that exactly mean?  SPJ Region 3 and IJRC will be…

SPJ, SEJ and Nina Mason Pulliam Charitable Trust announce $10K environmental reporting award

INDIANAPOLIS, INDIANA (SPJ National) — The Society of Professional Journalists announces partnerships with Nina Mason Pulliam Charitable Trust and the Society of Environmental Journalists announces the Nina Mason Pulliam Award for Outstanding Environmental Reporting will be presented for the first time in 2018. The award includes a $10,000 cash prize. The award will recognize the “best of the best” of environmental…

Apply for a deep dive into opioids reporting in San Diego in April

All-expenses-paid media training Application Deadline: Wednesday, February 21, 2018 Training Dates: April 10-15, 2018, San Diego, CA Are opioids and other drugs overwhelming your community? The National Press Foundation and the American Society of Addiction Medicine are offering a special all-expenses-paid opportunity for 15 journalists to take a deep dive into the opioids crisis. Over three days,…

Google News Lab Trainer on point at SPJ Region 3 conference in Charleston

  As professional freelance journalists, we don’t always have access to the same information, research, images, graphs, or avenues for names, organizations with sources that physical professional newsrooms or publications’ editorial staffs use every day. This lack of some access could place a freelancer into a situation where they might be limited in obtaining information…