Category Archives: special events

Ten years after surviving Kirkwood shooting, reporter pens novel about his experience

Todd Allen Smith is a former reporter for the Suburban Journals, among other midwestern outlets, and a former board member for the St. Louis Society of Professional Journalists. He has been shot twice, 10 years apart, and with each bullet that … Continue reading

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SPJ Night at the Movies Feb. 6

Of course you’ve heard of The Post, the Oscar-nominated film about the Washington Post and New York Times during the Pentagon Papers controversy. As we have done before, SPJ will descend on a local theater to watch the film, and then retire to a nearby pub … Continue reading

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SPJ St. Louis commends journalists reporting on Ferguson

Glass. Gas. Bricks. Rocks. Flames. Freezing temperatures. Fear. Rage. These are among the many obstacles St. Louis-area journalists struggled against Monday to report on grand jury findings in the Michael Brown shooting and subsequent civic outrage. The journalists rushed into … Continue reading

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SPJ members invited to Press Club’s annual meeting

Good food and great networking are on the menu for the 58th Annual Meeting of The Press Club of Metropolitan St. Louis on December 10, and SPJ members from across the region are invited. The Press Club is a professional, … Continue reading

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