Category Archives: special events

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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Journalists from Baltics to visit St. Louis, discuss Ferguson

What do 12 journalists from the Baltic States and the Society of Professional Journalists have in common? Ferguson. The journalists — four each from Estonia, Latvia, and Lithuania — will visit with members of the St. Louis Pro Chapter of … Continue reading

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Former SPJ student officer reporting in Iraq launches Kickstarter campaign to purchase protective gear

By Carlos Restreppo St. Louis Pro Chapter board member Tuesday was Sheren Khalel’s 25th birthday, but this Webster University graduate is not asking for gifts or a cake. Khalel, a former officer of her SPJ student chapter in St. Louis, … Continue reading

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