SPJ Georgia job fair gives freelancers a chance to make pitches face-to-face with hiring editors

 Kelsie Barton, editor-in-chief of JEZEBEL and Modern Luxury Weddings Atlanta, alongside Ashton Pike, an associate editor of Modern Luxury interviews an attendee seeking freelance work. Photo by Marquis Holmes   By Marquis Holmes, SPJ Region 3 Fall Intern, senior at Kennesaw State University and editor-in-chief of KSU’s student newspaper, The Sentinel. Atlanta, GEORGIA — On Saturday, Aug. 18, SPJ…

Florida senator calls police on reporters – twice.

From SPJ Florida NEWS ABOUT NEWS — Last week, Florida Sen. Daphne Campbell called the police on a Miami Herald reporter for doing her job. But soon after, it was revealed that it wasn’t the first time Campbell found a reporter’s actions to be “threatening.”  Campbell, a Democrat running for reelection, represents the state’s 38th…

The press isn’t “fake.”

SPJ Region 3 and SizingUpTheSouth.com, along with hundreds of other news organizations throughout the country, will address the President’s dangerous precedent to demonize the press as “enemy of the people.”  From SizingUpTheSouth.com editorial board.  Many of the major newspapers and news organizations across the country are using Thursday, Aug. 16, 2018, to draw attention to a…

SPJ Florida member wins 2018 EIJ 18 diversity fellowship, says Pakistan is still in its infancy as a free press

By Isaiah Singleton, SPJ Region 3 Summer Intern, SPJ Student Member and senior at Savannah State University Muhammad Ittefaq, journalist and researcher, might have a different perspective to share on the topic of diversity when he attends the 2018 Excellence in Journalism (EIJ) in Baltimore, Maryland, from Sept. 27-29. Ittefaq is a SPJ international student…