SD-SPJ’s Final Election Results, Banquet Ticket Deadline

San Diego SPJ’s Final Election Results

SPJ San Diego congratulates incumbent Tom Jones of NBC 7 San Diego for winning another two-year term on the SPJ board after an uprecendented runoff election last week.

The board also voted Tuesday to select its officers for the new year.

Voice of San Diego reporter Lisa Halverstadt will remain president and Jones, executive investigative producer for NBC 7, will serve as vice president. Bey-Ling Sha, director of SDSU’s School of Journalism and Media Studies, will serve as secretary and Andrew Kleske, reader outreach editor at the San Diego Union-Tribune, will stay on as treasurer.

Check out our complete list of SPJ board members here.

The board is looking forward to discussing plans for the upcoming year in coming weeks. If you’ve got an idea, email the board at

Banquet Ticket Deadline Coming Up

The deadline to buy tickets to San Diego SPJ’s annual awards banquet is coming up this Friday!

We’re proud to honor our region’s many talented journalists and 2018 Journalist of the Year Andrew Keatts, assistant editor and senior investigative reporter for Voice of San Diego. Check out our complete list of winners here. You’ll have to wait until the banquet to find out who won what!

Please join us to celebrate Keatts and all of this year’s award winners at our annual banquet on Tuesday, July 17, at Kona Kai.

What: SD-SPJ 2018 awards banquet

When: Tuesday, July 17, 2018. Reception at 5:30 p.m., program starts at 7 p.m.

Where: The Kona Kai Resort & Spa, 1551 Shelter Island Dr, San Diego, CA 92106. Cocktail hour on the Point Loma Terrace, banquet in the Ballroom.

Cost: $60 per person, $50 for students, $480 for reserved tables of eight

Registration: Please register and pay here.

The event usually sells out, so don’t delay. Register and purchase your tickets today!


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