Willis wins 2018 SPJ Terry Harper Award

    – From staff reports Haisten Willis, SPJ Georgia president and freelance journalist based out of Atlanta, has won the 2018 SPJ Terry Harper Award for Excellence in Journalism and will be attending the 2018 Excellence in Journalism Convention in Baltimore , Maryland, Sept. 27 – 29, 2018. SPJ awards scholarships to the Excellence…

WSAV investigative reporter says to dump the blinders; look deeper, follow-up and drive the story forward

By Isaiah Singleton, SPJ Region 3 Summer Intern, Savannah State University senior Savannah, GEORGIA — WSAV -TV 3 Anchor and Investigative Reporter Andrew Davis, and SPJ Georgia member, serves his community as a watchdog from the NBC-affiliated station’s newsroom but also helps stop crime while working directly with area law enforcement behind the scenes.  Each day…

Summer Dashe says she seeks for public to grasp journalists’ roles, shares her journey as a MMJ to the anchor desk

SPJ SOUTH CAROLINA MEMBER SPOTLIGHT By Isaiah Singleton, SPJ Region 3 summer intern, senior at Savannah State University student studying mass communication and journalism  Myrtle Beach, SOUTH CAROLINA — One broadcast news leader and SPJ South Carolina member said she has become a more empathetic person and journalist during her first years working in broadcast news.  “I don’t…

Georgia Southern University students win two EMMY® awards for media excellence

By Isaiah Singleton, SPJ Region 3 summer intern, senior at Savannah State University student studying mass communication and journalism For several Georgia Southern University students winning a student EMMY® was deemed “unreal” as they join the ranks of media excellence from the National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences Southeast chapter in June 2018.  The Regional EMMY® Chapter is…