Two SPJ Region 3 chapters up for Chapter of the Year awards at EIJ18

two finalists chaptersIndianapolis, Indiana — SPJ Region 3 is celebrating a slam dunk and is making two points as both SPJ Florida Pro Chapter and SPJ Georgia Pro Chapter are up for major national awards from the Society of Professional Journalists in 2018. 

SPJ Florida is a finalist for the Large Chapter of the Year and SPJ Georgia is a finalist for the Small Chapter of the Year. The winners will be announced at the Excellence in Journalism Conference in Baltimore in late September. 

SPJ Region 3 is the only SPJ region that has two professional chapters up for the title of “Chapter of the Year.”

In a press release from the headquarters of the Society of Professional Journalists in Indianapolis, Indiana, the 2018 Chapter of the Year finalists include: 

Large Chapter of the Year
Five finalists for Large Chapter of the Year are 

Small Chapter of the Year
Four finalists for Small Chapter of the Year are 

SPJ National writes that two chapters are selected to honor their commitment to SPJ’s mission and journalism. The Large Chapter of the Year is open to chapters with 75 or more members, while Small Chapter of the Year is open to chapters with fewer than 75 members. 

The Florida Pro chapter was honored as the 2017 Professional Large Chapter of the Year. Greater Cincinnati Pro was named Professional Small Chapter of the Year. Read more about the selection process and past winners here.

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