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Sizing up the South is an online-only regional news magazine exclusively produced and designed to cover journalists and journalism in Alabama, Florida (Puerto Rico, U.S. Virgin Islands), Georgia and South Carolina and beyond. SizingUpTheSouth.com serves the South with breaking news, featured reports, commentary and “anything journalism” whether it is professional or collegiate sphere. We are your regional journalism news! 

Executive Editor: Sharon Dunten at (317) 410-7217 or editor@sizingupthesouth.com, 

Managing Editor: Valerie Wells, sizingupthesouth@gmail.com

Contributing writers:

Christiana Lilly, SPJ Florida coverage, christiana.lilly@gmail.com

David Baxley, Baxley Bites column and news coverage, SPJ South Carolina coverage, dtbaxley.spjsc@gmail.com

Adam Powell, columnist and news coverage, SPJ Alabama coverage, adam.powell@selmatimesjournal.com

Charlotte Norsworthy, columnist and news coverage, SPJ Georgia news coverage, cfn85753@uga.edu

Pamela Dorsett, news coverage and features, pgdorsett@aol.com

Stell Simonton, columnist, simontone@bellsouth.net

Ariel Cochran, feature writer, arielcochran.wk@gmail.com

Isaiah Singleton, writer, photographer and videographer, isaiahdsingleton@gmail.com 

Michael Koretzky, SPJ Region 3 Mouth of the South column, SPJ Region 3 Director & SPJ National Board Member, michael@koretzky.com

2019 Summer Intern: Natalie Beckerink, Auburn University, nbeckerink.spj@gmail.com 

SizingUpTheSouth.com Copyright Policies

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Entire content of SizingUpTheSouth.com is copyright 2019 by SPJ Region 3. All Rights reserved; reproduction in whole or in part without prior written permission is prohibited. (exception: SPJ National). For information regarding reprints in print or online, contact the editor of SizingUpTheSouth.com or SPJ Region 3 Director, listed above. 

SizingUpTheSouth.com follows all the principles of the SPJ Code of Ethics.

Internships available

SizingUpTheSouth.com offers a one (1) semester or summer internship for an upperclassman student studying journalism or is interested in journalism four (4) times a year. For more information, contact Sharon Dunten at sdunten.spjregion3@gmail.com or Michael Koretzky at michael@koretzky.com or contact local chapter leadership. This a paid internship. Send a resume and cover letter to Sharon Dunten at editor@sizingupthesouth.com

Pitch to SizingUpTheSouth.com

SizingUpTheSouth.com does accept pitches for the publication. The articles should cover journalists and journalism in the southern United States. SizingUpTheSouth.com is beginning a fundraising and sponsorship effort and in the future will be paying for freelance work. It is a great way to get published in a regional journalism news magazine whether you are just starting out at a freelancer or as a collegiate journalists. Also, if you are interested in developing a column on a particular issue or topic, contact the associate sizingupthesouth@gmail.com.

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