Weekly Roundup

This new page will provide a wrap up or “Roundup” various journalism news of the South every Friday on SizingUpTheSouth.com

Week of May 10 – 17, 2019

  • More than 40 freelance journalists attended SPJ Georgia Freelancer Job Fair April 27 in Atlanta. Editors discussed opportunities for freelance writing at a variety of publications. Broadcast journalists also participated in the panel discussions, attendees said.
  • The Radio Television Digital News Association is broadcasting optimism. The annual RTDNA/Lawrence Herbert School of Communication at Hofstra University Newsroom Survey released May 15 examines local broadcast news business from the perspective of news directors and general managers. The 2019 survey shows that more radio and TV stations are producing more news, hiring more staff, investing in investigative and community-service reporting and adapting to changing technology. Read the report here.

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