If you’re fortunate enough to still be gainfully employed in the journalism game, be sure to join or renew your SPJ membership. SPJ has been an industry leader for more than 100 years – working to protect your First Amendment rights, to guarantee your access to government records and meetings, and to help you weather the changes in the media industry.
SPJ provides professional development programs through its local chapters – like us – as well as at its regional and national conferences, and members get exclusive access to online video of training programs and events. SPJ provides opportunities to network with journalism colleagues, mentors, potential employers, and potential news sources. SPJ fights – locally and nationally – to ensure a free flow of information and to make sure you have the ability to gather news. SPJ provides you with news about the journalism industry and SPJ events through its monthly magazine, the Quill; its weekly e-newsletter, SPJ Leads; its daily industry e-newsletter, Press Notes; reference guides; and more.
If you’re not sure when your SPJ membership expires, contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org, and we’ll look up the info for you.
Take advantage of all that SPJ offers – join or renew your membership today.